DuPont Electrical Facilities Engineer - Cellulosic Ethanol in Nevada, Iowa

Electrical Facilities Engineer - Cellulosic Ethanol (Job Number: 010873W-01)


We are looking for a motivated individual to join our commissioning and Engineering team as an Electrical Facilities Engineer. As an Electrical Facilities Engineer, you will assess the necessary improvements to the sites’ electrical distribution system and develop long range re-capitalization plans and expense budgets in order to maintain reliable electrical service continuity for site operations. This includes identifying and developing the detailed design scopes for major capital improvement projects, providing technical guidance to engineering resources for the preparation of FEL design and construction packages, preparing SKM coordination, short circuit and flash hazards studies for new and modified equipment installations and evaluating and improving systems for energy conservation and operating efficiency.

This role functions as the technical guardian for all engineering documentation and acts as the primary resource and technical interface with the local public electric utility. In support of the sites’ Power Operations Groups, the Engineer will identify the appropriate maintenance and reliability protocols for high voltage equipment and will take a lead role in performing the start-up, commissioning and calibration and coordination of the site’s primary electrical distribution equipment. The Engineer will oversee the design and specification of stand-by generators and UPS systems for back-up to critical business operations. The Engineer will be expected to stay current with the latest technology, relevant DuPont and industry standards and the NEC code.


You are an effective, results-driven, self-directed and motivated team player who communicates in an open, honest manner. In addition, qualified candidates should possess the following:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years demonstrated experience in high voltage power distribution system design, engineering and maintenance.

  • Three years or more of demonstrated ability to work safely and effectively in an industrial or manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and troubleshoot high voltage electrical distribution systems

  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical principles, technologies, codes and standards.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical safety and hazards analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to develop long term strategic programs / projects as well as address short term operational issues.

  • Ability to understand project goals and requirements as related to service reliability and business needs

  • Excellent communications / interpersonal skills to develop effective relationships with internal and external resources

  • Ability to work in a team environment with people at varying job levels

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks while responding to changing priorities

  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently

  • Demonstrated use of Six Sigma methodology (Green Belt certification preferred)

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Nevada

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced