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Electrical Project Engineer

Company: Trex Company, Inc
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:Trex Company, the world's number one decking and railing brand, and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, is seeking an Electrical Project Engineer to maximize the productivity and efficiency of our facilities.Help us deliver what's next in outdoor living by directing capital and expense project activities, including electrical engineering design, quotations, scheduling, installation, and start-up.As our next Electrical Project Engineer, you are a skilled Project Manager or Electrical Engineer who manages projects efficiently to maximize business results. You will possess a drive for continuous improvement and identify opportunities to increase operational efficiencies. Your support for cross functional teams will help drive the execution of strategic projects and initiatives and will support the achievement of organizational goals. You have keen attention to detail and can efficiently identify priorities, eliminate roadblocks, and focus on achieving great results.This is a unique opportunity to join the organization at an expansion stage and help build talent and culture from the ground up, as we build Trex's new location in Little Rock. A high-level of accountability and coordination, along with a focus on relationships and willingness to travel regularly to other established locations during the early years of this role will be key components to success. Construction is slated to begin in 2022, and production will begin in 2024.Talented employees are just one of Trex Company's trademarks. This is your chance to work for a company consistently awarded recognition for market leadership and innovation. Trex outdoor living products offer significant design flexibility with fewer ongoing maintenance requirements than wood, as well as a truly environmentally responsible choice. Trex decking products contain 95 percent recycled content and we are one of the largest plastic scrap recyclers in the U.S. Our organization keeps more than 800 million pounds of plastic and wood scrap out of landfills every year.Besides working for the company known for its recycling heritage and as a creator of amazing outdoor living spaces, Trex employees enjoy an industry-leading compensation and benefits package, bonuses and incentive programs, tuition assistance, a six percent 401(k) match, and more: trex.com/careers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support cross-functional teams to deliver strategic projects and initiatives.
  • Prepares and distributes a description and timeline of the project.
  • Creates project plans and harnesses resources to ensure project milestones are met within timeline, quality, and budget constraints.
  • A basic understanding of manufacturing processes and can contribute to the development of new manufacturing processes using logical reasoning.
  • Use sound project management tools and processes to ensure projects are delivered on time.
  • Manage project expenses, including capital expense forecasting and purchase orders with vendors.
  • Liaise between process engineers, vendors and contractors for quotation, scheduling, design and installation of equipment.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for operational efficiencies.
  • Ability to develop electrical drawings through AutoCAD or similar software.
  • Strong understanding of industrial power systems and how to develop plans from spec'ing a transformer through to wiring a motor.
  • Strong understanding of controls systems, specifications, wiring, and installation. Programming not a requirement, but a plus.
  • Strong understanding of drives and motor starters.
  • Strong understanding of NEC and other pertinent NFPA requirements for industrial control applications.
    Experience and Education:
    • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, required
    • 5+ years' experience in a design/build field for industrial electrical systems, preferred
    • Prior experience in manufacturing or chemical process operations, preferred
    • Working knowledge of problem-solving techniques, required
    • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, required
    • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, preferred
      WHO WE ARE:We're the No. 1 decking brand in the world, and we're determined to keep it that way. This is how we do it:
      • Hold ourselves to relentlessly high standards
      • Focus on action and results
      • Push ourselves and each other to the next level
      • Always do the right thing
      • Prioritize quality
      • Take safety seriously
      • Never settle for second bestIf that sounds like you, keep reading.When you join the Trex family, you'll become part of a passionate team of self-starters who came to win and never back down.We won't hold your hand. You'll need to embrace the challenge of figuring things out on your own.Also, if you have a great idea, speak up. We want to hear it.
        BENEFITS & PERKSWe believe that hard work should be rewarded. We take care of you as part of our Trex family so you can take care of yours. Here are just a few of the perks beyond the paycheck:
        • Time Off - We'll give you paid holidays and paid vacation.
        • Bonuses- We know you like a good challenge. Hit your targets, and we'll pay you extra.
        • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance- Choose from a variety of options. We'll pick up a pretty generous part of the cost. Plus, you can earn lower rates through our wellness program.
        • 401(k) With Company Match- Save for your retirement and we'll match it dollar for dollar.
        • Tuition Reimbursement- We're all about pushing to the next level. When you're ready to get the degree, we'll pick up part of the tab.
        • Training and Education- We offer dozens of options to boost your performance - both online, on-site and nearby.
        • Stock Purchase Program- Invest in Trex at a discounted price.
        • Employee Discount Program- We sell the world's No. 1 decking brand. It makes sense that you'd want it at your house too, so we'll give you a discount.
          CAREER ADVANCEMENTWe offer leadership positions to the team members who earn them. If you're looking to continue to grow your career or learn new things, you'll have plenty of opportunities.

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