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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Engineer, Project Electrical in Westminster, Colorado

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. For more information, visit , or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Primary purpose of the position:

Provides technical support for the electrical project engineering function as directed.

Essential Responsible Areas:

  • Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work environment.

  • Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.

  • Conducts all of his/her work with communication and coordination involving appropriate engineering and plant organizations.

  • Consults with engineering and manufacturing personnel to assure the use of appropriate and consistent technologies.

  • Prepares bid packages/RFQ’s, evaluates and educates potential suppliers/contractors and evaluates bids for equipment, systems, and construction work.

  • Originates, investigates, and suggests improvements to electrical equipment, systems, and processes for the purpose of increased production, reduced cost, or improved maintainability.

  • Maintains knowledge of technology improvements in electrical engineering, communicates their existence to the engineering and manufacturing areas, and proposes/coordinates implementation or evaluation of such innovations.

  • Responsible for providing technical support to plants, licensees, joint ventures, and customers. Participates hands-on in troubleshooting investigations and corrective action of electrical-related problems using hand tools and test equipment.

  • Responsible for preparing designs, PLC programs, bills of materials, spare parts lists, and specifications and overseeing the preparation of drawings for the installation or modification of control systems, power distribution, and lighting.

  • Prepares electrical check-out procedures and participates in check-out and acceptance of equipment and systems.

  • Participates in audits and upgrades and recommends improvements to controls and processes.

  • Works with outside consulting firms and vendors used in the design of control, power distribution, and support and service systems. Responsible for the review of vendor and other outside engineering drawings and documents for suitability and compliance with project requirements.

  • Works with on-site electrical contractors and supplies technical assistance in the installation, check-out, and start-up of control, power distribution, and support and service systems.

  • Prepares cost estimates for electrical control and power distribution systems.

  • Oversees the scope, cost, and schedule of the electrical portions of projects.

  • Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs).

  • Maintains a broad understanding of other engineering disciplines and of the mechanical functions of equipment used in the plants.

  • Maintains the professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge and skills necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.

  • Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.

  • Maintains an awareness and complies with all environmental management requirements.\

  • 50% travel

Position Requirement & competencies:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience

  • Job related experience for 3 year(s) minimum

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Experience in programming, development, and troubleshooting of Allen-Bradley SLC500, C Logix 5000, Device Net, Ethernet networks and HMI development with a strong emphasis on C Logix 5000 and Ethernet networks required.

  • Works under general supervision. Follows established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical

  • judgment and overall adequacy.

  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Working knowledge of the following areas: Ability to perform mathematical calculations. Ability to functionally use a computer.


Demonstrate Ball Leadership Behaviors


  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness: Uses a combination of feedback and self-reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses


  • Instils Trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity

  • Interpersonal Intelligence: Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people


  • Demonstrated Results: Consistently achieves results even under tough circumstances

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