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Power Distribution - Electrical Reliability Engineering

Resiliency LLC Richmond, VA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


• Be site electrical power distribution subject matter expert to understand and evaluate continuity risks to businesses and effectively communicate with site and area leadership teams that are impacted.

• Own the site electrical infrastructure with completing required Hazard and Infrastructure audits.

• Lead of facilitate root cause failure analysis efforts related to site power distribution and other disciplines using Apollo methodology.

• Interface with area Maintenance Engineers and provide power distribution engineering support for all aspects of manufacturing. This includes coordinating medium voltage and low voltage PMs for ~50 substations that support the businesses.

• Participates in the Site and Corporate Electrical Safety Teams with the efforts to establish electrical safety culture in the organization and the continuous improvement of electrical standards for the site.

• Interface with Veolia and the local utility company on issues related to incoming high voltage source to the site.

• Troubleshoot controls issues with the operations and electrical team as required.

• Lead efforts teams to upgrade electrical infrastructure ranging in scope from incremental change outs to major technology changes.

• Provide electrical design support on site capital improvement projects. This will include scope and review of site projects (<$1MM) and ensure these installations meet local and national electrical standards.

• Provide guidance for reliability program for electrical equipment, including specific work and preventative maintenance procedures.

• Finalize arc flash settings for site, maintain existing arc flash information using SKM software.

• Implement and maintain coordination settings for 480V substations through to the load.


Job Qualification Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or 10+ years relevant industrial experience

• 5-7 years of plant manufacturing experience

• Working knowledge of E&I drawings including electrical schematics, logic diagrams and P&I diagrams

• Ability to use drawings, diagnostic data and field observations to troubleshoot power distribution issues

• Ability to size electrical installations and specify equipment when necessary for site upgrades and changes.

• Experience abiding to NEC and NFPA 70 codes and safety standards.


Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated ability to perform electrical work safely and effectively in an industrial environment.

• Experience with GE, Westinghouse, Eaton low voltage switchgear

• Experience with GE and Allen Bradley low voltage MCC equipment

• Experience with GE 750 relay, SEL 751 relays and SEL RTAC communication equipment

• Experience with large dry type and liquid filled transformers

• Experience with Apollo RCI methodology and charting

• Understanding of Safety and process interlocks, PFD calculations,

• Understanding of electrical standards and Process Safety Management (PSM) process and value for safety rules and procedures.

• Good written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to learn and work independently.

• Ability to collaborate with others including operators, mechanics, engineers, and management

• Ability to mentor the site electrical team

• Support substation diagnostics

• Working knowledge of electrical systems that are B-phase grounded as well as high resistance ground systems. The site currently has both in service.

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