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Project Engineer-Electrical at Georgia Pacific

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Perry, Florida

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

Georgia Pacific Cellulose
The GP facility located in Perry Florida is one of the largest specialty cellulose production facilities in the world.  The plant has been in operation since the 1950’s and produces specialty cellulose grades utilized in a broad range of products – from filter papers to pharmaceuticals. We are currently looking for a Project Engineer-Electrical to support the facility.
To learn more about Georgia Pacific Cellulose, click here:
About Perry, Florida/ Taylor County
Taylor County is home to nearly 60 miles of coastline, four rivers, numerous streams and creeks, springs, a border on the Apalachee Bay, both natural and artificial reefs and quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. Taylor County is one of the few places in Florida where you can harvest your own scallops. Scalloping opportunities exist along the entire coastline, including Keaton Beach, Hagen's Cove and Steinhatchee. This unique activity is fun for the whole family and requires minimal resources to get started.
Nearby Cities
Tallahassee, FL. – 59 miles
Gainesville, FL. – 88 miles
Jacksonville, FL. – 113 miles
Panama City, FL. – 158 miles



A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Project scope development, project estimating, project review and management, design and implementation.

  • Project management, including managing contractors, schedules, scope development, budgets, checkout, commissioning, start-up and various other engineering/management activities as required. Project work also includes updating of electrical and instrument drawings, including single lines, motor elementary prints, loops and P&ID’s. The engineer will also assist in the evaluation of existing mill systems and processes to identify and implement solutions that will improve safety and quality, reduce cost and variability while positively impacting the environment and increasing production.

  • Providing detailed design or support and providing technical assistance to operations, purchasing and construction management in solving both urgent and long term issues, with focus on mill’s asset reliability and sustainability.

  • Effectively communicating with internal customers and leadership, external suppliers and vendors.

  • Working closely with other disciplines to develop all aspects of the design requirements for each project.

  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Utilization of the Market Based Management (MBM®) principles to deliver competitively advantaged results. 

  • Demonstrating safety as a core value through both design and implementation of projects at the facility; drive safety in design culture; ensure contractor compliance with mill safety policies and ensure safety aspects of all jobs are well communicated between operations, contractors, and engineering

  • Working with Operations, EH&S, Reliability and Maintenance among other departments to identify new potential projects and develop capital funding requests

  • Working with purchasing to obtain bids and conduct value analysis, as well as cost estimates and budgets. Initiate purchase requisitions or contracts for design, equipment, labor and materials. Specify equipment and construction required to implement projects

  • Assisting with checkout and start-up activities, conducting post-completion audits of capital and repair projects

  • Leveraging your knowledge of electrical regulatory compliance with NEC, NFPA70E, OSHA and other regulations, as the site Subject Matter Expert (SME)

  • Ensuring projects include updates to the site electrical model as required in their scope

  • Ensure project processes and changes leverage appropriate Factory of the Future (FoF) instrumentation and control systems

  • Supporting plant reliability and maintenance efforts, as needed

  • Utilizing and updating as necessary all engineering standards and construction guidelines for projects to ensure compatibility with corporate and local requirements

  • Participating as and electrical and instrumentation SME on other projects as requested

  • Work occasional weekends and holidays as needed 


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience in Project Engineering/Management in a manufacturing or heavy industrial environment

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering

  • Electrical Code and regulatory compliance knowledge (experience must include NFPA 70E arc flash requirements)


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in industrial manufacturing (pulp and paper)

  • Power, instrumentation and controls experience (including smart sensors)

  • Previous experience using equipment configuration and support software, such as PLC, DCS and industrial configuration software (ex. Allen-Bradley and Honeywell)

  • Experience in medium and high voltage system design and maintenance


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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