Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Sr. Staff Power Engineer

Job Code: GW-10072300361537

Salary Range: $140K

Job Location: IA--

City: Davenport State: IA

Job Description:

The Senior Staff Power Engineer is responsible for providing project leadership and 
management in the engineering, design, procurement, construction, and implementation of 
systems and equipment primarily for energy efficiency and electrical distribution 

Identifying and developing innovative solutions related to Energy Efficiency as driven by 
the DPW energy reduction metrics.
Identifying and completing projects that improve reliability and reduce risk in the plant 
electrical distribution network.
Managing the project budget to the planned/forecasted spend delivering project tasks to 
the agreed upon commitment dates with formal close out of projects via final project 

Additional responsibilities (but not limited to) are the following:

Manage capital projects (from funds approval to completion) up to and in excess of $1MM in 
Ensure projects are compliant with the company's engineering standards derived from 
NEC/NFPA/IEEE standards.
Directs the activities of designers, maintenance personnel, and outside contractors during 
field construction, planned and unplanned site wide electrical power outages and resolves 
start-up and operating problems.
Electrical power outage recovery including advising/counseling on failure analysis; 
participate in and lead problem solving teams, identification of root cause and solutions 
and organize support from other resources
Provide leadership, technical direction, installation support and/or commissioning support 
for execution of major capital projects impacting energy efficiency or the plant 
distribution network
Identify energy efficiency projects and work with local power company on receipt of 
available rebates
Oversee arc flash and short circuit studies as required by DPW standards and address 
issues identified through capital or expense measures as necessary
Although this position is primarily a first shift position; due to the 24/7 manufacturing 
environment, working off-shift hours and/or weekends to support operations is expected, 
although not always required

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment 
Minimum of 3 years project management experience; adept at devising scope, specification 
and technical designs
Basic understanding of medium voltage power distribution
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of 
employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not 
available for this position. 
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which 
requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent 
Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

10 years or more experience in a manufacturing environment
7 years or more experience and demonstrated proficiency in executing power distribution 
2 years or more experience in interpreting power modeling software including arc flash and 
short circuit studies
Technical expertise in switchgear, MCC's, transfer switches, switch yards, generator sets, 
UPS, transformers, power control systems, distribution systems and coordination of 
protective devices
Clear and concise communication skills (written and verbal)