May 28, 2024

Electrical Engineer I

  • Pinto Valley Mine
  • Miami, AZ 85539, USA
Full-Time General Labor Program Management Skilled Labor Training Warehouse Operations

Job Description

Job Title: Electrical Engineer I


Responsible for (including but not limited to) the effective management and execution of small to medium engineering projects. Responsibilities will include developing Project Charters, AFE’s, Scope of Work documents, project forecasts, monitor project spending, hosting technical presentations, and assist Project Managers through the construction process. Demonstrate an understanding of the Project Management Process, the ability to read engineering drawings, review technical documents, and ensure appropriate adjustments are made to best suit Pinto Valley. This position will be expected to host bid presentations, evaluate bid submittals, facilitate meetings with internal and external stakeholders, review and fully understand project design as an Electrical Subject Matter Expert to ensure goals and KPI’s for HSEC, Production, Maintenance, Quality and Cost are achieved for Pinto Valley. The position will also provide timely and accurate reporting as required.


Senior Project Engineer


(Key Departments, External Groups):


  • Project Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • All operational and support areas within Pinto Valley


  • Contractors and service providers


(Name of Position):



80% office environment and 20% field environment.


  • Ex emplify the Capstone Copper Values in all efforts and interactions while working in compliance with all MSHA safety guidelines and Pinto Valley Mine policies and procedures .

  • Manage and ensure that all employees and contractors are certified to execute the tasks/jobs they are assigned.

  • Develop electrical engineering solutions from feasibility to design for assigned projects. Will need to communicate with end user and/or Project Manager to determine scope of project and update them as needed with design considerations.
  • Perform bid walks with contractors, help to analyze bids, and provide recommendations for bid awards.
  • Document engineering plans via CAD programs and specification documents. Help produce documents for competitive bidding process and execution. Conduct project bid meetings with procurement.
  • Provide project management and electrical support for capital projects as assigned.
  • Provide oversight of engineering efforts of assigned projects. Interact with work force and contractors to ensure compliance to safety , electrical and environmental standards. Conduct regular updates on project status compared to schedule and provide direction accordingly. Monitor engineering work performed to ensure adherence to design and specification and provide direct and written feedback to contractors. This includes quality control and quality assurance technical responsibilities. Responsibilities may also include electrical support for other engineers in department.

  • Develop an understanding of contracts, subcontracts, purchase order agreements as well as contract drawings and specifications. Administers elements of the process involved in budgeting and controlling costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget.
  • Prepare and review change orders, including time extensions, with the appropriate personnel prior to project being completed.

  • Maintain and expand the engineering documentation system. This includes working with the senior drafter on organizing new documents into the system, maintaining proper edit permissions, and supporting the use of all functions within the system. Maintain condition of physical files and document integrity.
  • Support modification of the existing and new documents to current or as-built status via CAD and PDF editors. Support internal and external personnel in searching for documentation. Support standardization efforts of internal and external drawings and documentation.
  • Provide verbal and written updates on project status to supervisor and plant leadership.
  • Support development of the annual budget and updates to the budget by obtaining budgetary proposals for projects in a timely fashion.
  • Research alternatives to current facilities maintenance practices including materials updates and execution methods to improve performance and lower cost.
  • Responsible for but not limited to all tasks/duties assigned or required.


(Required, Preferred)


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering Technology


(Required, Preferred)


  • 0-3 years of experience in Project Engineer or related position


  • EIT Certification
  • Internship experience in Mining or Heavy Construction
  • Internship experience in engineering role


  • Good networking skills and ability to communicate with outside resources to gather needed information.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to speak, comprehend, read, and write English.
  • Ability to work with diverse teams that include internal and external resources, such as Engineering firms when required.



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