Electrical Engineer ***(Up to $15,000 sign on bonus)*** in Plainfield, IL at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/13/2023

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Company Description

HPD® a division of Veolia Water Technologies has the largest number of successful installation and experience across the widest range of applications for industrial large-scale evaporation and crystallization equipment. HPD® evaporation and crystallization technology helps clients meet their fiscal, production and environmental objectives by providing systems that recover valuable products and by-products, reuse/recycle valuable water resources, and reduce effluent volume through unique evaporation and crystallization process design and technology.

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***$10,000 sign on bonus for a new EE hire, an additional $5,000 if you have your PE License***

We are searching for a highly skilled individual who can work on all product stages. We help sales during the proposal stage, but we are an engineering execution team. The goal is to provide large-scale, highly-integrated process solutions utilizing evaporation and crystallization. Key Responsibilities will include but not limited to: Generate electrical specifications and supporting documents

  • Prepare low and medium voltage motor data sheets to meet site specifications.
  • Prepare motor/load lists. Design power distribution and motor control for medium voltage and low voltage equipment.
  • Design and size cabling for power and instrumentation, including generating cable list.
  • Design and size cable tray systems, including fill calculations.
  • Review P&IDs, instrument and control system design and recommend changes as needed.
  • Design Lighting calculations and layouts. Design grounding layouts and details.
  • Evaluate vendor quotations & recommend electrical equipment and motors for purchase.
  • Review vendor documentation, specifications, and drawings after purchase.
  • Participate in department and project team meetings. Recommend modifications to departmental documentation (equipment specifications, installation details, lists, etc.) as needed.
  • Prepare/Assist with preparation of programming control philosophy documentation for programming of system.
  • Review electrical, instrumentation, controls, and project engineering work as directed by manager.
  • Inspect vendor supplied equipment to confirm adherence to the design as defined in specifications prior to shipping.
  • Provide onsite electrical assistance to support project construction.


  • Basic Qualifications B.S. Degree in Engineering or similar from an ABET accredited program and 7+ years of experience.
  • Professional Engineering License Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check, including verification of employment and education.
  • Must be physically able to conduct motor coordination with finger dexterity daily.
  • Recent experience as an Electrical Engineer. 
  • Knowledge and experience in process electrical design and documentation.
  • Candidates should be self-starters, highly motivated, requiring little supervision, and be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Developing RFQ packages for purchasing to submit to vendors.
  • Some travel required (15%) for equipment inspections, construction site visits and client meetings.
  • Preferred Qualifications Professional Engineer (PE) license.
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Project. Knowledge and experience with evaporation and crystallization technology.

Additional Information

HPD® a Division of Veolia Water Technologies is the world leader in innovative process solutions that uses evaporation and crystallization as core technologies. HPD has designed and delivered more than 700 process systems in 30 countries. Veolia Water Technologies is a worldwide industry leader in providing water and wastewater solutions to industrial and municipal customers. Veolia is a dynamic and rewarding place to work – our management team values and recognizes the unique talents and potential of all employees. In addition, we offer our employees excellent rewards and a dynamic, professional work environment. We also provide a comprehensive benefit package to our employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, employee matched 401(k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement plan, paid time off for vacation, sick and personal leave, hybrid work environment and much more! EOE/AA-M/F/D/V As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination. As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.