Engineer III - Electrical in Dakota Dunes, SD at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: Responsibilities include: develop initial project electrical concepts and preliminary electrical designs; develop project electrical estimates and project electrical schedules; perform detailed electrical design; develop electrical equipment specifications; analyze electrical equipment submittals and recommend the candidates for successful vendor; develop detailed electrical installation bid packages; analyze electrical installation bids and recommend the candidates for successful bidder; prepare equipment and installation requisitions based on the bids for order generation by Corporate Purchasing; provide electrical project management services to ensure the installation meets the project specifications; provide electrical project start-up assistance to ensure the installation is operating as designed and specified; assist in providing engineering review of insurance recommendations for electrical issues; maintain a good working knowledge of the National Electrical Code, applicable state and local codes, and accepted electrical engineering practices; assist in development of Tyson specifications and standard guidelines for design implementation of electrical systems.


Education: B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent engineering experience; licensure (by examination) as a Professional Engineer preferred.

Experience: A minimum of 5+ years applicable engineering experience with a minimum of 2 years' experience in the food industry, preferred; minimum of 5 years' experience in design and construction of industrial electrical systems, power, distribution, instrumentation, or controls, preferred.

Computer Skills: Knowledge and use of computer programs, spreadsheet, database and scheduling programs. Microsoft exposure preferred.

Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills.

Special Skills: Capable of working on multi-faceted projects of any magnitude while requiring a minimum amount of supervision; ability to complete complex projects on time and on budget; possess a good working knowledge of the National Electrical Code, industrial electrical systems, and PLC control systems.

Supervisory: None

Travel: Frequent travel is involved.

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