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Company: Manpower Engineering
Location: Sulphur
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time direct hire Electrical Engineer for a well-established chemical company located in Lake Charles, LA.

Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Lake Charles, LA -


  • Investigate electrical equipment failures as necessary to determine root cause and recommend appropriate solutions to reduce re-occurrence of, or eliminate (if possible) the cause of failure.
  • Evaluate current preventative/predictive maintenance program to identify areas of improvement and implement changes as necessary.
  • Review electrical system inspection/maintenance reports and initiate, or verify initiation of, corrective action to resolve problems discovered. Track resolution of outstanding issues to ensure they are completed in a timely manner.
  • Review electrical system coordination studies, and protective device settings to ensure that they are providing equipment protection and selectivity and that they are properly documented.
  • Participate actively in safety programs, promote safety rules and good housekeeping methods.
  • Provide technical assistance to maintenance and production groups as required.
  • Work with Project group to ensure adequate electrical design in compliance with the National Electric Code and accepted industry recommended practices such as NFPA, API, and IEEE.
  • Provide electrical system maintenance work scopes to the maintenance group for major unit shutdowns.
  • Initiate electrical system reliability projects to improve system reliability. Submit major capital reliability projects for budget with proper justification.
  • Provide technical support of unit fire alarm systems and site radio systems.
  • Initiate, coordinate, and review annual cathodic protection system surveys for underground pipelines. Review bi-monthly rectifier readings.
  • Interface with Electrical Power Provider on operation, reliability, maintenance, and billing issues.
  • Maintain technical expertise and keep abreast of electrical technology/design changes as they apply to potential plant equipment/production improvements.


    • Degree in Electrical Engineering
    • Experience preferred in a refinery, chemical or petrochemical plant performing engineering design responsibilities.


      • Competitive compensation base + bonus
      • Participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, vision and dental, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance,
      • 401k.
      • Paid Vacation & -Holidays

        If this is a role that interests you and you'd like to learn more, click apply now and a recruiter will be in touch with you to discuss this great opportunity. We look forward to speaking with you.

Keywords: Manpower Engineering, Lake Charles , ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, Professions , Sulphur, Louisiana

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