Jost Chemical Co.
  • 03-May-2019 to 31-Jul-2019 (CST)
  • Engineering
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Commensurate with experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical and dental insurance provided after 60 days of employment. Company-paid life insurance provided after 60 days. Paid time off after 90 days. Nine paid holidays annually.


  • Works under general supervision of the Engineering Manager in a c-GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards.
  • Responsibility to provide team with drawings in the design and layout of electrical and control systems using developed subsystems, industry standard components and, when required, some elements of original design.


  • Prepare and study technical drawings, specifications of electrical and control systems to ensure installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements
  • Work with production to create control narratives and process descriptions
  • Prepare equipment and controls hardware specifications and purchase materials and equipment from vendors
  • Work closely with engineers, electricians, operators and others during all phases of engineering projects from conception through commissioning
  • Design, implement, maintain and improve electrical and controls equipment, instruments, facilities, components, and systems for chemical manufacturing plant
  • Assist in developing capital project programs for new equipment and major repairs; develop budgets, estimate labor/material/construction costs
  • Study and prepare technical drawings and specifications of electrical and control systems to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards
  • Operate AutoCAD design software to design and draw panel layouts, electrical schematics, and wiring diagrams
  • Read, create and modify Process Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes and customer requirements
  • Assist with the electrical construction installation and configuration of control devices
  • Inspect completed installations and observe operations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards
  • Assist with startup checkouts and troubleshooting
  • Investigate operational complaints, determine nature and extent of problems and recommend remedial measures (be an effective troubleshooter)
  • Learn complementary engineering discipline methods to ensure effective process solutions
  • Keep abreast of new technology developments to achieve best practices and improve and optimize new and existing control systems


  • BS in Electrical or Chemical Engineering
  • Knowledge of:


  • Theories, principles, methods and procedures of electrical and controls engineering (Basic level)
  • Mathematics and statistics (Broad level)
  • MS Office software package
  • 4-20 mA and 120VAC knowledge


  • AutoCAD Electrical (Basic level)
  • Rockwell Automation controls programming, information collection and presentation (basic level)
  • Skill in:
    • Working effectively and efficiently on multiple projects at the same time
    • Effective at standardized documentation
    • Working effectively in a team environment, including collaboration between development and process divisions
    • Responding to rapidly changing demands
  • Ability to:
    • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing
    • Develop creative solutions to problems
    • Meet deadlines
    • Exercise judgment while being insightful, logical and methodical
    • Perform field investigation and provide services within a chemical manufacturing plant
    • Maintain a proactive and positive attitude


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