Renewable Energy Group Senior Electrical Engineer in Ames, Iowa
This position is responsible for a variety of engineering duties, including design and maintenance of new electrical, instrumentation and control systems and upgrades, continuous improvement of current production processes, and evaluation of new technologies. This position will be a technical expert in plant instrumentation and control systems and electrical infrastructure at all REG facilities.
Write specifications for fit form and function electrical, instrumentation and controls for existing plants and new projects.
Evaluate new equipment for use in capital projects and/or end of life replacements for currently installed components.
Work with Process and construction Engineers on control strategies for new and existing systems.
Work with Process and construction Engineers to create instrumentation specifications
Specify equipment based on electrically classified locations.
Assist in the specification reviews of Safety Instrumented Systems Review and develop maintenance procedures.
Review proposals to ensure all planned purchases meet REG specifications and applicable codes
Establish maintenance procedures for all electrical, instrumentation and controls
Manage upgrades of all electrical equipment, instrumentation and controls
Other frequent duties:
Train plant maintenance teams
Hire skilled trades to assist plant maintenance and turnarounds
Negotiate contracts with vendors for electrical, instrumentation, and controls
Perform other duties as assigned
Education Required: 4 year bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or other discipline plus experience.
Experience Required: 5+ years of electrical, instrumentation, and controls experience.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio)
Knowledge of the NEC NFPA 70
Special skills or knowledge preferred:
ISA or other professional certifications
Emerson AMS Asset Management Suite
Various HMI, PLC and Control systems including Rockwell, Allen Bradley, and Delta V
Various Instrumentation including E&H and Rosemount