Plant Electrical & Controls Engineer

Location: Clarksville


The purpose of the role is to work with Maintenance/Reliability and operational personnel. The role is to support operations by returning equipment/production as quickly as possible. The plant engineer would work on short term engineering solutions, which typically take the engineering/reliability teams away from their primary duties.


  • Develop and implement plans to ensure completion of work to satisfy engineering requests.
  • Lead / participate in research, information gathering, from vendors and supporting the development of both short and long term investments.
  • Provide technical resources to production departments responsible for selection of electrical equipment, instruments, and control devices.
  • Creation of electrical layout drawings, cable sizing and selection, routing and schedule drawings as required while completing defined projects.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments to identify and deal with any risks that may exist during work activities.
  • Maintain the site drawing and equipment information systems.
  • Capable of trouble shooting automation control problems and improve system performance in manufacturing environment.
  • Ensures site is in compliance with all regulatory agencies and electrical safety statutes.
  • Provide technical training and support for the Maintenance Technicians.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in electrical and controls systems maintenance, preferably in heavy industry. Knowledge of medium voltage systems, motor drives and process instrumentation is highly desirable.
  • Strong working ability with AUTOCAD & MS Office (spreadsheets, project planners, charting etc.)
  • Experience in SAP PM preferred


Written applications stating qualifications and employment history, quoting job title are to be emailed to:

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An Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTE: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.