Steel Dynamics, Inc.

Electrical Production Maintenance Engineer

Job Locations US-WV-Huntington
ID 2023-3544
Pos. Category


Steel Dynamics, Inc. is the third-largest carbon steel producer in the U.S. and is one of the top steel recyclers in North America.  A Fortune 500 Company, SDI is repeatedly recognized for being an industry leader, from Forbes 2021 “World’s Best Employers” to Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”.  SDI continues to push to be the industry leader and gold standard for corporate governance.


The Long Products Division, Steel of West Virginia is expanding and adding positions for an Electrical Production Maintenance Engineers.  Position will be direct technical resource for assigned department with direct report to the Department Manager and dotted report to Engineering Manager.  Position will work on projects or capital projects related to new or modifications to existing production lines.  Will develop daily PM tasks and work for electricians.  Will develop and maintain oversite of PM programs such as motor servicing, switchgear servicing, etc.  Will work with Department Safety and electricians to identify, install, and maintain correct energy control devices, signage, and LOTOTO procedures.   Will work with maintenance and engineering to update and maintain CMM software (Fiix).  Will work with production personnel to constantly analyze production for opportunities to improve equipment and procedures for increased uptime.



  • Working with department supervisors to assist in daily maintenance and provide PM tasks for department electricians
  • Help ensure that all pre-work safety checklists and JSA’s are accurate and being followed
  • Oversee departmental electrical PM programs such as motor and switchgear maintenance
  • Work with Storeroom/Warehouse personnel to ensure proper inventory and critical spares are maintained for new and existing equipment.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and projects for increased uptime and lean principles to meet KPI targets
  • Work with departmental mechanical engineer counterpart and Engineering Department as the on the floor supervision for installation and startup of capital project equipment.
  • Development of a job kitting strategy and process through collaboration with storeroom personnel in order to support improved efficiency in execution of planned work within the department
  • Work with other department engineers and Managers to develop and maintain ongoing training programs to improve skills and knowledge for electricians
  • Provide system/component troubleshooting and root cause analysis investigation as necessary
  • Engineer, draw, and procure parts/equipment for modifications/additions to existing equipment for improved maintenance, uptime, or meet new production requirements


  • Electrical Engineering degree and/or +5 years field experience with comparable degree
  • Strong electrical troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Proficient with computers and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced with AutoCAD Electrical
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop a cooperate work relationship with employees and vendors both internally and externally
  • Previous experience with inventory database systems and CMM systems, setup and use
  • Strong safety mindset and drive to improve and maintain safe work conditions
  • Proven experience in heavy industrial and/or automation environments
  • Must be able to move around equipment in a complex industrial environment
  • Strong working knowledge of applicable OSHA, ANSI, RIA, and NFPA standards for equipment and tasks in an industrial environment.
  • Knowledge and experience with programming ABB drives, A-B/Rockwell PLC’s & drives (Siemens a plus)
  • Working knowledge of proper OT networks, setup, and maintenance
  • Knowledge and experience with programming Redlion and PanelView HMI’s and strong working knowledge of Wonderware\AVEVA
  • Experience with data collection systems, IBA’s, and connection with MES systems for creating dashboards and reports
  • The ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time
  • Must be able to regularly lift and move objects up to and exceeding 40lbs.



Steel Dynamics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


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