Entry Level-Electrical Engineer - 2021-16089

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Entry Level-Electrical Engineer - 2021-16089


Augusta, GA 

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EIT-Electrical Engineer (Augusta, Georgia, U.S.A.)

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

This position will report to the Process Engineering Superintendent.

This position is located in Augusta, Georgia, U.S.A and is not available for remote work.

What you will do:

  • Typical project work might consist of the following:
    • Develop inspection and preventive maintenance (PM) programs for Instrument and Electrical controls systems
    • Execute equipment reliability/performance improvement studies and develop procedures for repair, replacement or modification of Instrument and Electrical control systems.
    • Perform immediate support activities, including technical, supervisory or troubleshooting support on problems such as Instrument and Electrical equipment failure, power systems or control systems malfunction
    • Perform quality control/technical support to ongoing maintenance activities where unforeseen problems are encountered
    • Perform interdepartmental consultation on equipment or material selection.
  • Promote and actively participate in "ADAPT" Behavioral Safety Process and Environmental Stewardship activities
  • Maintain safety awareness, insist on compliance with safety rules, and promote/encourage the company Safety processes. Ensure that safety is a primary consideration for any activity recommended or undertaken
  • Supervise, coordinate and manage the execution of engineering projects. Provide coordination and supervision of outside contractors or consultants used to carry out project assignments. May be required to supervise and coordinate major project installations and major equipment repairs during outages or turnarounds
  • Analyze process equipment problems and/or failures and recommend corrective actions
  • Develop and make recommendations for new process designs and modifications for assigned areas to ensure maximum operating efficiency, return on investment, and safety
  • Develop major overhaul scopes for plant equipment based on anticipated repairs, known problems, machinery performance and available downtime. Develop machinery overhaul procedures to ensure the most efficient methods are used
  • Develop and provide necessary technical input for the establishment of effective preventive maintenance (PM) programs and/or technical procedures. Provide recommendations to ensure that the plant takes full advantage of or recognizes the latest equipment developments, diagnostic methods, and maintenance techniques
  • Provide daily engineering support to Operations on operating problems and to Maintenance Engineering on equipment performance and materials problems
  • Provide technical recommendations to permit plant operation within state and federal government air and water pollution control requirements
  • Review all process designs and modifications for safety implications and requirements
  • Provide technical support as required to the planning and performance of turnarounds and planned outages.
  • Maintain personal competency in their field of expertise, staying current with the latest advances in technology.
  • Support site on an emergency basis which can potentially be on nights and/or weekends.
  • Work daily with area team members under the direction of the area Operations Manager to accomplish plant objectives in the following priority areas of Safety, Environmental, Quality, Reliability, Production, Efficiency, Cost Reduction and Innovation
  • Perform and contribute to thorough process reviews
  • Perform Hazard and Operability Studies (Hazops) and "What If' analyses on current operations and on proposed changes to plant equipment and systems via the plant Process Safety Management of Change (MOC) process
  • Perform and contribute to Root Cause Failure Analyses (RCFA) and incident investigations and completes assigned action items on schedule
  • Closely monitor real time and historical plant data from log sheets, data historian, lab analysis, walk through, etc. to detect abnormalities and to optimize equipment operations
  • Interact daily with Maintenance and Operations to learn/share knowledge and to meld "reality" with "theoretical"
  • Perform and support training for Operations and Engineering personnel as needed
  • Ensure that electrical classification maps are complete and up to date
  • Stay abreast of current technologies in process equipment design and operation to implement such technologies where applicable to improve plant reliability and operations
  • Gain knowledge of day-to-day operations of production unit and remain informed of operational issues and upsets
  • Inform supervisor on current activities, significant developments and technical problems
  • Write memos and reports incidental to assignments; schedules and conducts meetings with Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and other technical personnel

What you will bring:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience – minimum 0-1-year experience
  • Co-op experience in chemical plant, refinery, or other processing or manufacturing industry preferred
  • Basic understanding of plant processes and operations along with utilization of engineering knowledge
  • Strong organizational skills and good communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of process chemistry and project economics

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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