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Electrical Engineer- Midwest US

Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company
Location: Decatur
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Electrical Engineer- Midwest, US
This is an exempt level position.Position Summary:

The Electrical Engineer position is part of the Electrical group within the Global Utilities Center of Excellence and will be tasked within the North American geographic region. Initial assignment is planned as support for the electrical studies program. The engineer will assist in reviewing electrical systems. ADM Decatur, IL complex, however other North American regions may be considered. This Engineer will apply technical knowledge and expertise in support of electrical system projects including repair, modernization, safety and operational improvement, capital planning,

Successful candidate will have strong understanding of and experience with electrical distribution equipment, service transformers, switchgear, switchboard, motor control centers, distribution system layout, and lighting.
Essential Job Functions:

  • Support arc-flash remediation projects from scope inception to active construction.
  • Engineer and implement solutions to correct deficiencies identified from system studies.
  • Perform as part of a capital project development and design review team.
  • Generate equipment specification.
  • Evaluate system/equipment failures and collaborate to determine root cause.
  • Perform field work facilitating and advising internal company and contracted personnel.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with multiple fields and different levels of management.
  • Provide technical support and training to others when necessary.
  • Provide update and documentation to Project Lead and Manager of Electrical Services.
  • Will routinely work around electrical systems with high available fault currents, high (arc) incident energy, and shock potential. Critical Knowledge:
    • Electrical power distribution and design.
    • National Electrical Code and NFPA 70E.
    • Solid understanding of common electrical systems drawings and documentation, such as electrical plans and elevations, conduit and cable schedules, one-line diagrams, MCC and switchgear layouts and details, electrical panel schedules, wiring and motor-control diagrams, schematics, P&IDs, lighting plans, specification sheets, and motor lists.
    • BSEE, Journeyman, or Master Electrician license is preferred but not required.
    • 5+ years of experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Experience with SKM PowerTools software preferred but not required. Critical Skills:
      • Personally committed to working safely and maintaining a safe working environment.
      • Excellent written/verbal communication and positive interpersonal skills.
      • Well-developed independent judgment and problem solving.
      • Work effectively as part of team or independently.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to effectively prioritize multiple ongoing tasks.
      • Continuous process improvement mentality.
      • Task oriented and self-motivated, able to function without direct supervision. Critical Abilities:
        • Tolerate extreme temperatures, walk long distances, stand, climb stairs and ladders and move through constricted spaces.
        • Perform overnight travel. Relocation assistance is available for this position.

          This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

          ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.

          ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veteran status.
          We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


          ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

          About ADM:

          At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We're a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world's premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at

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