Engineer, Electrical

Engineering / Ingénierie Nekoosa, Wisconsin


Domtar is currently seeking an electrical engineer for the Nekoosa, Wisconsin mill.  This position reports to the Maintenance & Engineering Manager and is responsible for working on Power distribution issues, leading capital/maintenance projects (from developing scopes for capital and major maintenance type work through project completion). This position will also assist the maintenance group with problem solving when required.


Key responsibilities include:

-Managing electrical engineering capital/major maintenance projects (from scope development thru project completion)

-Developing and maintaining mill electrical distribution system

-Assisting and training electrical maintenance staff (including proper safety techniques and lock-out/tag-out procedures)

-Assist maintenance / E&I techs in troubleshooting electrical issues



-BS in Electrical Engineering required

-Minimum 6 years of experience in manufacturing


Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience in the pulp and paper industry preferred

-Understand the state electrical codes

-Knowledge of ABB equipment, Allen Bradley drives and PLC

-Familiarity of Delta V and Baily

-CMMS – SAP experience or equivalent

-Knowledge of NFPA (National Fire Prevention Association) Requirements


Critical Competencies for Success:

-A personal dedication to safety, including proactive support of efforts to create a culture of safety excellence

-Team player

-Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks at one time

-Good communication skills

-Willing to intervene when an unsafe act is observed




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.