University of Wisconsin-Madison Crest
Wisconsin Energy Institute

Electrical Engineer

Date Published: 

March 20, 2013

Position Type: 

Full-Time

Job Location: 

Madison, WI

Job Description: 

BIOFerm™ is seeking a Electrical Engineer/Software Engineer to design, implement, and troubleshoot electrical systems and software in BIOFerm™ renewable energy facilities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design, analyze, optimize, implement and troubleshoot plant control system of biogas plants
  • Design and optimize electrical systems for biogas plants
  • Evaluate and summarize engineering information for proposals, documentation or presentations
  • Solicit and review bids, and purchase electrical and controls equipment for projects.
  • Oversee and evaluate work performed by subcontractors to ensure compliance with engineering drawings

Desired Qualifications / Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering field and a minimum of three (3) year of industry experience, or
  • Associate’s Degree in a technical field and a minimum of five (5) years of industry experience in engineering
  • Intermediate programming skills/aptitude
  • Experience with Visual basic, C++.
  • Microcontroller programming experience with Siemens SIMATIC or Rockwell MICROLOGIX is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Access
  • Experience with blowers, variable frequency drives, industrial motors, etc.
  • Industry experience in ethanol, chemical plants, biomass, waste-water, etc.
  • Experience with sensors, pneumatic controls, and PLCs
  • Hands-on experience with electric equipment and tools to perform assembly, testing, repair, and troubleshooting of industrial plant systems and software
  • Autodesk AutoCad or equivalent experience
  • Basic circuit/PCB design
  • Self-starter, results oriented, and able to multitask
  • Excellent teamwork, coordination and communication skills
  • German language a plus
  • Willingness and ability to travel and valid US Passport required
  • Salary based on experience and qualifications. BIOFerm offers a comprehensive package of benefits.

If you are seeking a challenging and growth-oriented work environment, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@biofermenergy.com

Job Application Deadline: 

April 20, 2013