Electrical Project Manager

Permanent employment / Florence, USA

Electrical Project Manager - USFL



Execution of estimates, design, contracting, and supervising major and minor improvements to the plant facilities and processes. Project implementation goals include; minimizing impact on existing production during project execution, utilizing existing and state-of-the-art technologies, and rapidly executing projects.


  • Live the Omya Values; Modesty, Courtesy, Integrity, and Perseverance.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices to achieve a zero (0) lost time injury record within the area of responsibility. Perform work duties in accordance with Quality Systems Manual procedures.
  • Review drawings and submittals received from vendors, contractors and consultants to ensure compliance with design objectives and/or contract documents.
  • Supervise contractors in construction projects. Ensure that construction methods are according to plant specifications and standards. Address and resolve problems that arise in the field. Serve as liaison between consultants, contractors and management to coordinate construction and insure adherence to published schedules.
  • Coordinate required shutdowns for tie-ins, etc. with production department and contractors to minimize impact on plant operations.
  • Field verify and update existing plant drawings as required for project designs.
  • Provide design services for new process expansions as well as modifications and upgrades to existing installations. Investigate requirements with maintenance and production departments to provide the best possible solutions.
  • Prepare bid documents, cost estimates, time tables and pay-back calculations for engineering and construction projects.
  • Provide computer aided drafting services using Auto-cad. Update and transfer existing drawings to Auto-cad. Create drawings as required for new projects.
  • Conduct check-out and start-up of new and modified systems in the plant to satisfy production and maintenance requirements. Identify problems in new systems and recommend solutions.
  • Provide assistance to Technical Supervisors, other Engineers, and Area Managers in diagnosing system problems and in assuring long-term cost-effective solutions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Electrical Engineering Degree (AE or above) or equivalent field experience. Experience with technical principles related to industrial mechanical process and electrical equipment including, but not limited to, the following: piping, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, materials selection and power distribution.

Familiarity with applicable codes including, but not limited to NFPA, NEC, ISA and IBC. Familiarity with or ability to learn CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) and EAM (Enterprise Asset Management) systems.

Knowledge of MCC’s, remote I/O devices, PLC input and output cards, low, medium, and high voltage systems. Low and medium voltage variable frequency drives. AC and DC drives. Common bus AC drives. High voltage switchgear. Able to read electrical circuit drawings and engineering diagrams.