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Country:  United States

New Berlin, WI, US

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Employment type:  Undefined term
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Job Code USA/CA:  Engineering

Electrical Engineering Manager - Nuclear - New Berlin, WI

Country: United States (US) 
Location: New Berlin
, Wisconsin (US-WI) 
Location details: 

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.






Manages the electrical engineering department and activities within the Nuclear organization. This individual will oversee the electrical department in all phases of product or development engineering activities related to the creation of product designs, production drawings, schematics, panel layouts, wiring interconnects and conduit sizing / layouts, bills of materials and programming.  The fundamental focus is to ensure a quality and accurate product is released to our Manufacturing department that complies with electrical Codes & Standards and is safe for all operators and technicians.




  • Responsible for handling and proper delegating all developmental aspects of the largest, most complex material handling and crane projects, including all electrical design, development of new software systems, modifying existing systems, and developing testing programs for all facets of the project. 
  • Oversee and check the calculation of wire sizes / overload protection for any model crane up to 800 volts D.C. and up to 4160 volts A.C. from schematics or other information provided by customer specifications by using appropriate electrical codes and appropriate Konecranes standards.  Be able to review and verify electrical panel short circuit current ratings (SCCR) and arc flash analysis and circuit breaker coordination studies.  Review and verify the calculation of control panel heat loading and design in appropriate heat exchanger system.
  • Participate in resolving manufacturing problems (shop or field) by working and communicating with all levels and departments within the Nuclear organization.
  • Oversee designs and development of computer programs, specifically PLC code and HMI programs that serve to control / monitor all or specific crane processes. 
  • Consult with the customer/operators to analyze and understand the customer specifications, all required crane functions, including those that need to be automated and those that need additional safety systems.
  • Oversee and delegate the preparation of single line diagrams, schematics, panel layouts and interconnect and conduit drawings by using specifications / information provided by customer.
  • Oversee sizing and proper section of purchased components/BOMs by reviewing Konecranes standards, vendor information and by utilizing personal knowledge of products.  Oversee calculations for control panel heat loading and proper selection of appropriate heat exchanger system.
  • Provides guidance and professional development to a team of engineers.
  • Coordinate with the Project Manager to establish work requirements, meet release schedules, daily review of work activities, on time and within budget.
  • Provide input to design improvements by providing information to the chief engineer that shows improved functions and/or cost reduction.
  • Modify/improve existing circuit designs due to field problems, material obsolescence, or other reasons as defined by managers and customers.
  • Oversee design and installation of electrical control panels / enclosures / junction boxes, connection/cable/conduit diagrams, and general arrangement drawings, etc. utilizing one’s knowledge of product, applicable electrical codes and required clearances, as well as Konecranes Electrical Standards, and by working with mechanical engineering and manufacturing when necessary.
  • Review customer specifications during the bidding phase (new projects) to determine concerns or risks associated with the customer requirements so they can be addressed in the bid documents.  Assist Application Engineering with highly technical control applications.
  • Any other duties as assigned.




  • Must have BSEE or BSEET
  • 7 to 10 years of electrical engineering/drafting experience (AutoCAD), PLC and HMI programming experience, and experience in setting up variable frequency drives.  Rockwell, Siemens PLC/HMI and Magnetek, Siemens VFD programming experience preferred.
  • Knowledgeable with using and applying the NEC electrical code
  • Ability to lead and work with others to maximize their productivity.
  • Be able to travel domestically and internationally to nuclear and government facilities (10%).
  • Previous Management experience an asset


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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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