Electrical Engineer

Engineering / Ingénierie Hawesville, Kentucky


Electrical Engineer

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the electrical engineer is responsible for design engineering and project management for electrical/systems and also provides electrical support for mechanical/process projects; DCS hardware maintenance assistance, DCS software development and revisions, management of contractors, participation in engineering systems and workflow improvements; developing specifications, scoping and cost estimates for electrical projects; provide troubleshooting and problem resolution of electrical systems; project management for large and small projects, up to $15 million; responsible for all phases of project work including problem definition, opportunity validation, solution development, economic justification, risk assessment, detailed engineering, developing electrical drawings via AutoCAD, contractor management, cost control, scheduling, and start up as well as results verification; responsible for design safety, process safety, contractor safety, and safety during start-up; leading project teams consisting of operations, maintenance, engineering, and contractors. Also responsible for assisting the Maintenance Department in maintaining all equipment throughout the mill.


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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineer (BSEE) • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in Industrial Manufacturing applications • Adherence to corporate, plant and industrial safety standards; designing safety into each project, and must consider safety aspects of every project design, implementation and installation • Willingness to adhere to plant and corporate design standards, mill procedures and policies • Experience in the following areas: Motor Controls (480V, 2300V); AC Adjustable Frequency Drives; Programmable Controllers; Power Distribution (12470V and Down); Contractor Supervision, shutdown planning and execution; Electrical Design; Project Management; National Electrical Code; Specifying process instrumentation and control valves • Able to engineer multiple projects as well as coordinate the field installation and start-up on large and small projects up to approximately $15,000,000 • Electrical troubleshooting skill and experience • Willing and able to respond to after-hours emergencies on an on-call basis • Assertive, energetic, good interpersonal and communication skills • Able and willing to work with production, maintenance, and construction crafts to assemble project scopes and execution plans • Knowledge of the following specific hardware/software preferred, but not required: Pulp and paper process control experience; experience with High voltage power distribution and utility pole installation and design; Pulp and Paper Project Management experience; GE Magneblast and Power-Vac Switchgear; Allen-Bradley PLC-5, SLC500, Control Logix Programmable Controllers; ABB Distributed Control Systems; Microsoft (MS) Office, MS Project and AutoCAD Software; High and Medium Voltage Switchgear; ABB DC and AC drives, AB Power Flex 700 drives; Rosemount Instrumentation; Fisher Control Valves, other Automatic Valves; • Willing and eager to learn new skills as technology changes

 The Hawesville Mill is a pulp and paper mill located in Hawesville, Kentucky on the Ohio River between Owensboro and Louisville. The Bleached Pulp Mill produces bleached hardwood pulp that is sold to other companies for use in the manufacture of various paper products and also furnishes pulp to the Fine Paper Mill.

Domtar offers competitive wages and a range of benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), pension plan, paid vacations/holidays and employer supported development and continuing education. You must successfully complete a selection process that may include, but is not limited to, interviews, aptitude tests, criminal background investigation, references verification and pre-employment drug-screening.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.

Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. We are also committed to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex (including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), marital status, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.