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Sr. Staff Engineer, Electrical

Company: KOHLER
Location: Kohler
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Sr. Staff Engineer, Electrical

Work Mode: -Hybrid

Location: - -Hybrid at Kohler, WIOpportunityThis is more than a job posting for the Kohler Co., one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in North America; this is an invitation to become an essential contributor to the Facilities Engineering Team in an environment that promotes a spirit of collaboration.As a Senior Staff Engineer this is your chance to have a tangible impact at the Kohler Co. Members of the Corporate Headquarters based Electrical Engineering team support the company's transformation and growth by providing design, design guidance, project management, coordination and installation of power distribution, lighting, fire alarm, emergency power systems, and building management systems (BMS) for new facilities, renovations, or expansion of existing facilities. - These functions are on a global scale and international travel to remote locations in developing countries could be required (domestic and international travel could be up to 15%). On-site presence is strongly preferred; however, a hybrid remote/on-site work model will be considered for the ideal candidate. On-site presence is expected per project and other administrative requirements. Specific Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop, and lead process improvement and risk mitigation projects, programs, and initiatives, communicating progress and outcomes effectively to senior executives. This role requires the ability to simplify complex information into clear, executive-friendly communications.
  • Assemble project packages and manage projects of varying complexity, including defining scope, securing stakeholder buy-in through strategic communication, providing value engineering opportunities, managing bidding, budget tracking, and construction management. Succinct communication with senior leadership on project status and challenges is essential.
  • Mentor junior team members, emphasizing the importance of effective communication skills alongside technical expertise.
  • Conduct feasibility assessments and calculations for electrical system installations or modifications, supporting a broad spectrum of projects.
  • Develop conceptual plans, design packages, value-engineering assessments, detailed specifications, engineering drawings, and/or basis of design standards/owner project requirements, ensuring clear and effective communication with internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Coordinate electrical system design with other engineering disciplines, estimating project costs including engineering hours, materials, and installation. This includes the ability to articulate complex interdisciplinary considerations in concise, strategic communications.
  • Coordinate the efforts of external consultants and contractors (both foreign and domestic) engaged in support of projects, ensuring clear, strategic, and effective communication of project goals and expectations.
  • Commission new electrical systems and troubleshoot existing systems, analyzing infrastructure for potential failure modes, and recommend remediation actions. Effectively communicate technical assessments and remediation strategies to inform decision-making.


    • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering with a focus on Electrical Systems from an ABET accredited institution, and 6 or more years of relevant work experience. Degree and experience requirements may be altered for the right candidate at the sole discretion of the hiring manager.
    • Strong, demonstrated experience with building electrical system design, specifically low and medium voltage systems.
      Proficiency with fire alarm systems and emergency standby generator systems. Experience with BMS/HVAC controls a plus.
      Strong working knowledge of the IBC, ADA, NFPA 70, 70E, 72, 101, and other relevant codes and industry standards, including CSI Masterformat and Uniformat standards.
    • Well-developed computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project) and functional knowledge of power study software (e.g., EasyPower, SKM, ETAP).
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Ability to climb ladders and occasionally work at heights. Occasional light lifting and hand tool use.
    • Preferred qualifications: Professional Engineer license, PMP certification.#L1-DS1#L1-Hybrid

      salary range for this position is $113,000 - $143,950. The specific salary
      offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including
      the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. - Available benefits include medical, dental,
      vision & 401k.

      Why Choose Kohler?

      We empower each associate to #BecomeMoreAtKohler with a competitive total rewards package to support your health and wellbeing, access to career growth and development opportunities, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and a strong culture of innovation. With more than 30,000 bold leaders across the globe, we're driving meaningful change in our mission to help people live gracious, healthy, and sustainable lives.

      About Us
      It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. - If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact . - Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. -

Keywords: KOHLER, Sheboygan , Sr. Staff Engineer, Electrical, Professions , Kohler, Wisconsin

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