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Electrical Engineering Co-op (Fall 2023)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Florence
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what's possible?Location:Florence, ALShift: 8-5 (Varies with schedule)Starting Pay Rate: $18.00Job DescriptionCo-Op are cycled, full time opportunities for engineering students who are currently enrolled in a four-year college/university.Summary: The Electrical Engineer Co-Op will learn and provide technical assistance (with mentorship) to plant maintenance, process, engineering, and operation groups in the diagnosis of electrical malfunctions, determination of necessary repairs, and root cause elimination of malfunctions. Assist and / or design and install engineered electrical control solution for a small project or support of a larger project(s). Promote safety in the workplace.Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and help resolve malfunctions to machine control systems and make recommendations to improve safety, reliability and quality concerns
  • Gain experience and proficiency with ladder logic/PLC programming, Siemens and Allen Bradley
  • Document specifications, changes and operating procedures of control systems
  • Participate in set-up and commissioning of new systems or upgrading of current systems
  • Trains effected employees on control system processes, upgrade and installs
  • Work with vendors and contractors to complete assigned projects
  • Coordinate with plant management groups to complete projects on schedule
  • Keep abreast of current trends and technology and utilize this information effectively
  • Increase knowledge of AC and DC circuitry and electrical concepts
  • Improve versatile in ladder logic and various PLC programming languages. Working knowledge of field control devices (motors, drives, relays, switches, safety instrumentation, etc.)
  • Assist with design, develop, and modify instrumentations and control systems
  • Competency in Electrical CAD
  • Support electrical controls equipment specification and selection
  • Gain understanding of electrical codes: NEC, NFPA 70E
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Possible involvement in SCADA
  • Flexible work schedule to support maintenance department, additional duties asassigned Eligibility Requirements
    • Ability to work 40-hour work weeks during rotation
    • Willingness and ability to commit to a minimum of 3 rotations
    • Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior pursuing a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
    • Minimum GPA 2.5
    • Understanding of power distribution, networks, PLC, HMI, and drive hardware and software
    • Ability to read, modify and create schematic drawings using AutoCAD software preferred
    • Communicate effectively with Operators, Technicians, Management
    • Possess a sense of urgency and ownership when working within time constraints
    • Strong computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Analytical skills Benefits
      • Academic Credit (if applicable)
      • Fitness
      • Subsidized Housing
      • Student Resources/Orientation
      • Networking Opportunities
      • Competitive Salary
      • Professional Experience Benefits We Offer:
        • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
        • Medical Insurance Package if Working 30 Hours per Week
        • Flexible Work Schedule up to 30 hours per Week
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
        • & More Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Nearest Major Market: Florence

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Huntsville , Electrical Engineering Co-op (Fall 2023), Professions , Florence, Alabama

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