Electrical Engineer


Des Plaines, IL, US

Company:  ExxonMobil



  • Field Electrical Engineers are responsible for providing day to day electrical, power, instrumentation, and controls technical support, troubleshooting, and project management to a defined operating area
  • Typical experience range for this position is 0 to 8 years
  • The job is located in Des Plaines, IL



  • Responsible for managing field execution and financial stewardship of electrical, power, instrumentation, and controls upgrades and technical maintenance work within a defined geographic or operating area which may include terminals, pipeline and salt dome storage facilities
  • Includes managing several projects in various stages of execution and comprehends project scope definition, engineering design, estimate development, material and service procurement, schedule development and field execution using the project implementation processes.  Individual projects are generally up to $2M in appropriation
  • Provides day-to-day electrical, power, instrumentation, and controls technical support and troubleshooting for a defined geographic or operating area, and actively participates with the Operating Business Team to develop, recommend and implement practical solutions to effectively utilize and manage area operating assets
  • Works with facility equipment including power supply, transformers, PLCs, instrumentation, measurement, and other electrical-related assets
  • Participates in operating area risk management activities
  • Depending on work location and area of responsibility, position involves between 20% and 50% of time outside the office working with Operations personnel at field operating locations.  A portion of the field work may involve travel and overnight stays



  • BS or MS in Electrical and Computing Engineering
  • Recent graduates are encouraged to apply
  • Leadership and ability to drive cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills with ability to interface with both field personnel and senior management
  • Strong customer-focus with drive to provide quality product
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Risk Management Motivation



ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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