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Electrical Project Engineer

Kelly Services

Reading, PA
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Job Title Electrical Project Engineer

Jobid US588YAS_BH1419919

Location: Reading, PA, 19601, USA

Description **_ELECTRICAL PROJECT ENGINEER – Reading, PA_**

We currently have a great and rewarding opportunity for an Electrical Project Engineer to support one of our great clients at their Reading, PA location. The Electrical Project Engineer will require the ability to carry out tasks and responsibilities associated with Electrical Engineering and apply expertise while operating on capital projects in the Containerboard paper making and paper packaging industry. Candidate shall possess the skills to design, perform calculations and solve problems through analytical thinking and innovation.


+ Technical:

+ Perform electrical design in compliance with codes such NEC and NFPA.

+ Design Electrical, instrumentation and control systems including switchgear, MCCs, cable sizing, cable trays, grounding systems, VFDs, PLCs, DCS, process instrumentation, etc.

+ Prepare electrical schematics, single line diagrams, general arrangements, technical specifications, and formal engineering calculations according to project requirements.

+ Ability to interpret P&IDs

+ Ability to study industrial processes/control strategies and audit the performance of equipment and systems.

+ Execute design of upgrades and replacements to support capital expansion plans.

+ Use Computer Assisted Design and Engineering software to prepare technical drawings and documents.

+ Project Engineering:

+ Serve as a project engineer throughout the DS Smith North America Packaging and Paper division, as assigned.

+ Develop project scope, roles & responsibilities.

+ Generate TIC (total installed cost) estimates and implement capital projects on time and within budget.

+ Establish and maintain project schedule partially or in whole using scheduling software (e.g. MS Project) by studying project plans, monitoring progress, sequencing project elements and resolving problems.

+ Perform competitive bidding processes to procure equipment and construction services for projects.

+ Supervision of external resources and support/manage project construction activities against schedule and budget.

+ Interpersonal Skills/Coordination:

+ Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

+ Collaborate with Plant/Mill operations and maintenance personnel, OEMs, project team, design consultants, external resources, and construction contractors.

+ Be able to work within a team and independently.

+ Be willing to lead project teams.

+ BS or MS in Electrical Engineering.
+ 10 years of Packaging / Pulp & Paper manufacturing or similar industrial experience.
+ 5 years of Project Engineering and Process Manufacturing experience.
+ Self-motivated, detail oriented, and able to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
+ Teamwork and the ability to achieve successful results by supporting the overall business.
+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs and experience working w/ AutoCAD.
+ PE license is a plus
+ Travel time: 25-50%, depending on project location
**Please Note:**

This company does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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