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ELECTRICAL PROJECT ENGINEER at Georgia Pacific in Mt. Holly, North Carolina

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

Georgia Pacific has an immediate opening for an Electrical Project Engineer at our Mt. Holly, NC NonWovens facility. The Project Engineer creates value by leading project teams in the development and implementation of electrical projects at the site. The selected individual will provide technical support and leadership to maintenance and operations teams.  This will be accomplished through creative insight, innovation, disciplined problem solving, personal accountability, economic decision making, and critical thinking. If you possess a strong technical orientation combined with leadership and an entrepreneurial spirit, we would like to learn more about you!
Mt. Holly is centrally located, just five minutes from Charlotte where you can enjoy all the amenities of Charlotte without the fuss. Mount Holly is just a short 20-minute drive to uptown. Visit: or




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 an 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 Electrical Project Engineering in a manufacturing, heavy industrial, or military environment

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field.   



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

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




Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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