Power Systems Engineer
Evansville, Indiana

Job ID: 11296
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Direct Hire
Job Industry: Engineering

Onsite: On location at the Client’s site. Occasional traveling may be required.

Additional Information: Full benefits and relocation assistance available; interview travel reimbursed.

Description: Our Client, one of the largest lightweight metals manufacturers, is hiring a Power Systems Engineer in Evansville, IN.


• Provide electrical engineering expertise to insure equipment reliability and system improvement support for the plant as pertaining to both high and medium voltage applications;
• Monitor all Plant high voltage power operation, including system line-up, production center requirement, and interface as necessary with all areas of the plant;
• Develop and provide clear, concise switching orders for all system changes as well as provide direction for establishing electrical safe work zones for persons working near electrical hazards;
• Provide 24/7 failure response (in the event of a system issue, provide immediate response through in-house and contract resources to return system to support full productivity in expedient manner);
• Provide detailed analysis on all high voltage related incidents;
• Lead capital budget initiatives for the high voltage power system (prepare funding requests, provide expenditure projections, implement actions, and track execution);
• Develop and implement multi-year maintenance plans;
• Lead the design, rebuild, install and commission both new and revised equipment including, but not limited to high current rectifier systems, transformers, high voltage switchgear, high voltage transmission line, and metering for the smelting aluminum plant (voltages include 138KV, 15KV, 4160V, and 480V);
• Provide support and audit to insure compliance;
• Be an active participant in the Client’s Electricals Safety Standards Team and Power Engineers network.


• High voltage maintenance and reliability experience within an industrial manufacturing or electrical utilities environment (5 years);
• Experience leading, managing and executing electrical projects including design, installation, and commissioning;
• Knowledge of CMMS applications;
• Knowledge of high current power rectifier systems (preferred);
• Knowledge of short circuit, arc flash, load flow, and relay coordination studies (preferred);
• Knowledge of maintenance and operation of electrical equipment,troubleshooting (preferred);
• Root Cause Problem Solving experience (preferred);
• Mechanical expertise with high voltage switchgear and structures (preferred);
• Experience evaluating equipment condition (preferred);
• Experience performing reliability assessments (preferred);
• Experience with transformer oil analysis, electrical testing and substation maintenance requirements (preferred);
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

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Please feel free to apply directly and contact me with your questions at olga.piper@vitaver.com

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