Electrical Project Engineer – Winona, MN

RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minn., is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Singapore and China. RTP Company’s engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the planning, control, and integration of electrical activities and the development of project deliverables to insure the success of their project. The individual designs power and lighting systems for commercial and industrial facilities. The Electrical Engineer utilizes his or her creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment to anticipate and solve engineering problems, determine program objectives and requirements, and develop standards and guides for diverse engineering activities.

Essential Duties:

  • Gains a full understanding of the project objective, scope, deliverables, budget implications, and other factors that impact design activities
  • Establishes design criteria for specific projects
  • Takes responsible lead in the design and detailing of electrical systems
  • Manages the procurement of all necessary equipment related to project electrical needs.
  • Manages the development of construction/equipment installation documents and project deliverables
  • Performs analysis and design calculations and is responsible for the design and drawing activities
  • Reviews and evaluates computer program and manual calculations for technical accuracy and compliance with established design criteria
  • Coordinates electrical activities with the project team during the course of the overall project
  • Performs field surveys and develops the electrical requirements for each given project
  • Prepares estimates of probable costs for electrical equipment and installation. Participates in preparation of project specifications
  • Performs periodic design reviews; ensures designs follow specifications, codes and regulations, and project requirements. Ensures technical and quality standards are maintained
  • Reviews shop drawings for compliance with project requirements and documents


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Master Electrician License (preferred)
  • 7-10 years of successful Electrical Engineering experience.
  • Working knowledge AutoCAD, Word, Excel, Outlook and discipline specific software packages such as SKM Power Analysis and AGI-32 Lighting Analysis
  • Expertise in engineering systems and related design principles
  • Awareness of other disciplines and the interrelationship of the various elements of design
  • Strong knowledge of the National Electrical Code and general building codes is a must
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For consideration, please submit resume to:

  • RTP Company
    Attn: Human Resources/Electrical Project Engineer
    580 East Front Street
    Winona, MN 55987
  • employment@rtpcompany.com

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