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Electrical Engineer

Company: Vulcan Materials
Location: Whitakers
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Build Your Career. Build America's Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it's more than starting an exciting career - you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country.

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.

What You'll Do:

  • Provide Electrical Engineering and Electrical Project Managment for Vulcan Materials. Under the supervision of a Senior Engineer, provide Electrical Engineering and Electrical Project Management for Vulcan Materials Company regarding all electrical projects, repairs, and preventative maintenance, with increasing responsibility as experience is gained.
  • Provide technical interface with vendors regarding equipment and facility designs and product applications.
  • Provide technical expertise to operations personnel as necessary. Ensure that all electrical installations, repairs and preventative maintenance are completed safely and correctly. Interface with major power providers on issues related to electrical distribution and supply systems.
  • Project Management. Under the supervision of a Senior Engineer, Mmanage the electrical portion of projects through all phases such as planning, design, construction and maintenance. Provide input for the electrical portion of such projects as plant design, plant modifications, plant buildings, and other structures. Input will consist of estimates, schedules, electrical drawings, functional descriptions, and other such documentation that may need to be developed for a project.
  • Planning and Design. Assist internal and external electrical engineers in the planning and design of electrical and automation systems including establishing equipment selection criteria. Provide internal consulting services to plant management regarding the application and use of automation systems to improve productivity and reduce costs. Provide advice and guidance in troubleshooting plant electrical issues.
  • Assess Needs and Internal Resources. Assess needs and internal resources available to perform the required tasks and coordinate the use of outside contractors as necessary.
  • Mentor. Mentor/instruct the Regional electrical staff to ensure conformance to safe and best practices in all aspects of electrical systems, including design, construction, and testing. Qualifications

    Skills You'll Need:
    • Education. Bachelors Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or equivalent experience.
      Continuing education in business related coursework desirable
    • Experience. At least 0-5 years' electrical experience in mining, heavy industrial, utility, or related industry. Experience designing and managing the construction of projects related to different types of power distribution preferred. (Overhead and Underground). Experience working with PLC's, Soft Starts, and VFD's preferred. Experience with Power System Analysis Software preferred desired (PTW, ETAP). Experience designing motor control systems. Experience hiring and supervising electrical contractors. Experience in the management of small and medium and large scale electrical projects. Experience in the management/supervision of union/non-union employees. Other Skills. Advanced computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, AutoCad). Knowledge of mine production techniques and equipment preferred. Strong knowledge and application of safety and environmental regulations (NEC, NESC, MSHA, and OSHA). Knowledge of Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to plan and manage effectively. Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate multiple several projects and priorities at one time. Strong relationship building skills with all employee levels and with internal and external. Must represent VMC in a professional manner to all customers, vendors, and internal personnel

      Behavioral Expectations:
      • Ability to work in a stressful, deadline oriented environment that requires complex, technical information and decision making.
      • Able to present complex information in a clear, concise, and positive manner. Critical Competencies
        • Relationship Management - Promotes positive working relationships and cooperates with peers, builds bridges between people in different parts of the organization, and displays a willingness to compromise and negotiate.
        • Communication - Uses effective verbal and non-verbal communication, is able to be persuasive and sell ideas, uses good judgment in determining what gets communicated and the medium used.
        • Planning, Prioritizing, and Coordinating - Effectively organizes and prioritizes work while maintaining flexibility to accommodate unplanned high-priority items.
          What You'll Like About Us:

          Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication.

          Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

          Meaningful Work. What sets us apart is the work we do impact daily lives - and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States .

          Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more .

          Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

          Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

          Training and Development. We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our business.

          Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Keywords: Vulcan Materials, Greenville , Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Whitakers, North Carolina

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