Facilities Electrical Engineer

Cree | Wolfspeed is seeking a Facilities Electrical Engineer to join the Facilities team at our new Fab facility in Marcy, NY. This person will assist in engineering designs ranging from 480V -12.47KV. This position will also be responsible for the development of the physical layout of equipment, protection and control logic, and wiring diagrams. This position will be responsible for specification and procurement of engineered equipment, as well as development of design scope and cost estimates.

What can Cree | Wolfspeed do for you?

  • Provide a high visibility role in a $1.62B and growing company
  • Showcase your skills at the global enterprise level
  • Unique opportunity to implement and improve upon existing business processes
  • Opportunity to be a key strategic contributor from the ground up

Job Requirements:

What can you do for Cree | Wolfspeed?

  • Provide assistance and guidance to multiple electrical contractors to perform necessary work to achieve electrical studies, implementation of remedy recommendations, incident investigations, and corrective actions
  • Advise plants in the recommendations for changes in existing power distribution systems to meet manufacturing needs
  • Provide expertise and guidance on all electrical studies, including short circuit analysis, arc-flash analysis, and over duty equipment analysis
  • Lead the Root Cause Analysis Failure (FCFA) and assist in executive corrective actions for electrical issues across all sites in the Marcy area
  • Coordinate site managers and/or personnel to address all essential electrical issues to increase safety and reliability of electrical sources
  • Develop best practice standards in the area of electrical distribution, electrical equipment maintenance, and automation of electrical equipment and information
  • Interact with external Electrical Engineering Consulting Team
  • Provide experience on working with complex switching and load balancing operations on high voltage substation switchgear

What you need for success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3+ years of prior work experience as an Electrical Engineer in a high voltage environment
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code and Electrical Safety in the workplace, Electrical Area Classification, Electrical Corporate Engineering and Maintenance Standards, Guidelines and Procedures
  • Knowledge and experience with transformers, switchgear, Motor Control Centers, protective relaying, motors, motor starters, fuses, O/L, AC drives, grounding, uninterruptible power supplies, batteries and chargers, emergency generators, and cables
  • Ability to apply electrical theory and related knowledge in the design, testing, and trouble-shooting of operational electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry in a large manufacturing plant
  • Ability to read and interpret one-lines and control schematics

Highly preferred skills and certifications:

  • Experience working in a petrochemical, chemical, manufacturing or other process related facility is preferred
  • Experience with the physical design of substations
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, CAPTOR, or DAPPER
  • Previous experience supervising other engineers in the electrical engineering field

This role may require additional duties and/or assignments as designated by management.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Full time
Marcy, NY 13403, US