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Electrical Instrumentation Engineer

Job Description – Biogas Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer


Job Title:                            Biogas/Wastewater Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer

Location:                           Appleton, WI



Job Summary:

The Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer works independently, as well as in cross-functional teams, using their education and experience to develop, maintain, and support our industry-leading products and systems. The ideal candidate is an inventive, self-motivated, problem solver capable of working through technical challenges, delivering leading-edge solutions to drive the long-term success of the projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, select and apply engineering techniques, procedures & standards, and sound engineering judgment while performing detailed calculations to establish project specifications.

  • Create and inspect the electrical drawings, schematics, diagrams, selection of components, instruments, and operation of installations to ensure compliance with design and equipment specifications and safety standards.

  • Use computer-assisted engineering software to create one-line drawings and equipment layout drawings.

  • Provide quality assurance for ongoing projects, and work with electrical designers ( drafter) to review tasks to be delivered timely.

  • Develop electrical products by studying customer requirements, load calculations, wire, instrument sizing, researching, and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.

  • Support design and standardization efforts based on understanding real-world operational requirements.

  • Prepare product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

  • Provide engineering information by answering questions and requests.

  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.

  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related results while maintaining key relationships with Engineers, Designers, Clients, and cross-functional coworkers.


Knowledge & Competencies:

  • 4 or more years’ experience working designing electrical distribution systems and control systems

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience working with Allen-Bradley PLC system design.

  • A minimum of 1 years experience in UL508A Industrial Control Panel design.

  • Previous experience working in one or more of the following service areas is a strong preference: Oil & Gas, Natural Gas, Biogas or Chemical processing is a strong preference.

  • Experience with on-site project work.


 Certificates and Licenses:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer

  • Valid driver's license



Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally be required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and ability to see color.  The employee will be required to traverse stairs, ladders, and ships ladders. 


Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily exposed to an office environment.  While on project sites, the employee may be exposed to wet or humid conditions, working near moving mechanical parts, and outdoor weather conditions in all seasons.  The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high/precarious places, around fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, in extreme cold, in extreme heat, animal manure, food waste products, biogas, confined spaces, loud noises, vibration, truck, and equipment traffic.




This will be a salary-based position paid bi-weekly, with annual compensation of $TBD.  In addition to the base salary, employees have the option to participate in a retirement savings program.  A health insurance program is also offered to all applicants.