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Lead Electrical Engineer – on-site role

Lead Electrical Engineer – on-site role

FPC of Bangor
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FPC of Bangor

Lead Electrical Engineer – Electrical & Instrumentation

FPC Bangor is working with a large specialty paper manufacturer looking for an Electrical Engineer.  The successful candidate will support Electrical and Instrumentation leading and implementing mill capital and major repair projects. The Lead Electrical Engineer will also provide technical support and provide power systems expertise and engineering acumen within the Utilities Department.


·       Promote and support all facility level safety and environmental initiatives.

·       Perform front end studies on potential capital projects with high business impacts.

·       Develop and maintain dynamic capital and major repair plans, adjusting to the ever-changing needs of the mill.

·       Support Engineering and Maintenance resources in the implementation of capital and major repair projects with strong emphasis on safety, environmental impact, quality, cost, and schedule.

·       Prioritize and provide oversight to assigned projects completed through Engineering.

·       Management of multiple projects concurrently from initial concept, evaluation of alternatives, estimating, schedule, cost forecasting, specifications, design, safety reviews, bid review and selection, installation and commissioning, training, spare parts, and documentation.

·       Provide power systems expertise and engineering acumen that includes industry accepted best practices, design, troubleshooting, and operations support of turbine generators and auxiliary systems, excitation systems, high-voltage (13.8 kV) power distribution systems, digital (Schweitzer) and electro-mechanical relay protection, main transmission lines (MET1 and MET2) maintenance, electrical maintenance of busses and breakers, arc flash analysis, programmable logic controllers, distributed control systems, low and medium voltage power distribution systems and infrastructure, AC and DC drives, and process control systems.

·       Assist in troubleshooting efforts to resolve technical problems in the mill.

·       Manage and provide oversight to outside contractors regarding safety, code, technical and commercial requirements.

·       Assist Legal and Purchasing in the development of contractual agreements with vendors on higher cost equipment and labor purchases.

·       Assist Finance in tax, capital vs. expense, and IRR financial decisions and justifications.

·       Maintain capital asset and engineering documentation.

·       Mentor junior engineers, interns, and co-ops.

·       Insure compliance to codes and standards in all Maintenance and Engineering efforts.

·       Participation on and leadership of cross-functional teams.



·       Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.  Registered P.E. license and or PMP certification is a plus

·       10+ years related experience in a manufacturing environment- preferably in pulp & paper, power generation, or other heavy industry.

Please send your current resume to Phil DeSoto or Leisa Wallace.

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