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Electrical Engineer I

Company: Central Coast Agriculture
Location: Lompoc
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:About Central Coast Agriculture:Headquartered north of Santa Barbara in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, CCA is a company focused on utilizing science and sustainability to grow quality, modern crops. Our unmatched commitment to innovating both organic farming and modern manufacturing means our customers have access to products that exceed expectations. We breed, grow, and cultivate the highest quality cannabis so we can then process, manufacture, and package the highest quality single-source products on the market under our brand, Raw Garden. We are a team of change makers, modern farmers, scientists, and business professionals focused on leading the charge for agricultural innovation. We are on a mission to be the most trusted and loved brand in Cannabis.Responsibilities:About the Role:The Electrical Engineer I works within the Electrical Engineering team of CCA, reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager. This role will assist the Engineering and Facilities groups with designing and installing low voltage electrical infrastructure for new and existing buildings, as well as ensuring that existing infrastructure can support installation of automated equipment. The role will also be charged with completing and maintaining documentation to address necessary compliance and safety regulations and requirements. The ideal candidate routinely exercises sound engineering judgment and utilizes best practices in their work, while keeping abreast of new developments in industry to continuously improve both their skills and CCAs standards.What You'll Do:Coordinate with electrical utilities, electrical contractors, local officials, and internal stakeholders to design and install low voltage (480V and below) electrical infrastructure in agricultural and industrial buildings. Projects will be both greenfield and brownfieldCommunicate with the Project Manager and other stakeholders on project progress, budget, and scopeAssist the Safety team in creating/modifying electrical safety policies and workflows. Provide input into training programs and consult on training sessionsDevelop and maintain documentation, including one-line drawings and panel schedules, for existing and new electrical infrastructureSupport maintenance personnel in troubleshooting and developing preventative maintenance procedures for electrical componentsPerform calculations for circuit protection coordination, as well as arc flash analysis and power load analysisMaintain professionalism and live CCAs core values of Teamwork, Innovation, Integrity and Process at all timesPerform all other duties as assigned or inherent to the positionQualifications:What You'll Need to HaveRequired:BS Electrical Engineering with 3-5 years of industry experience or MS Electrical Engineering with 1-3 years of industry experienceWorking knowledge of industry standards such as NFPA 70, NFPA 70EPrevious experience working directly with public utilities and electrical contractorsExperience with small- to medium-scale project management, utilizing predictive and agile techniquesExpert user of Microsoft Office, Googles G suite, Asana, AutoCADFunctional knowledge of California cannabis regulationsExperience building and refining processes, as the company growsMust be 21 years of age (or older) at the time of hireProficiency of the English language, verbal and written formatDesired/A plus! Current registration as an Electrical PE in CAKnowledge in industrial controls, including PLCs, servo drives, VFDs, low voltage motors, etc. Past experience in startups is preferredPole-to-site design of electrical distribution systemsWhat You'll Receive:Competitive base salaryMedical, dental and vision benefits100% Employer Paid LTDVacation, Holidays, & Paid SickCCA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and sit for long periods at a time; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Manual dexterity is essential to this position. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds, preferably utilizing partner lift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Primarily in a light industrial and office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually low; however, fluctuation of noise level may occur during peak production. The temperature in the work environment is usually moderate; however, fluctuation of temperature, either decreasing or increasing (heat level) is likely to occur during peak production.Periodic weekend or evening work is expected.

Keywords: Central Coast Agriculture, Lompoc , Electrical Engineer I, Other , Lompoc, California

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