The Role

The Electrical Controls Engineer will work under the direction of the General Manager in the interim, and the Site Maintenance Manager when hired, to execute the industrial control and programming strategy for GTI’s cultivation and production facilities.  This role will oversee site-level industrial controls, networking, and security related to cultivation environments and process automation.  The Electrical Controls Engineer shall aid in the development of the industrial communication infrastructure and act to plan, deploy, and troubleshoot new functionality for site-level projects.  This role will be responsible for overseeing direction of external vendors in keeping with GTI’s goals and standards.  The right candidate for us has a strong electrical engineering background, experience in industrial networking, and is comfortable working cross-functionally with both external vendors and internal stakeholders. If you are a problem-solving, agile team player with no ego, and like to get stuff done, we want to connect!"

Responsibilities

  • Act as the site-level focal point/interface between the operational technology (OT), IT, and security infrastructures.
  • Ensure that all new site-level controls, networking, and security projects are planned and integrated in keeping with the GTI enterprise-level OT and IT direction
  • Work with integrators, contractors, and site personnel to bring new functionality online and to troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Work with site reliability and facilities personnel to develop and execute preventative maintenance plans as relates to OT/IT/security hardware
  • Maintain up to date as-built records and drawings for OT, IT, and security deployments
  • Support maintenance, electrical, HVAC, and PLC projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Support engineering, maintenance, and operations within the entire facility
  • Identify and solve current controls system problems by using plant, company, and external resources
  • Actively participate in continuous Improvement of the sites performance by supporting site's programs and Initiatives
  • Instruct and manage supplier and equipment buyoffs
  • Conduct risk assessments and system development
  • Generate, develop electrical drawings. Buyoff on electrical drawings from contractors
  • Create new controls processes for operations while facilitating training of new technology Implementations
  • Manage projects following GTI project management standards to achieve best results, timing, and budget
  • Support controls engineering of capital projects, including cost, schedule, and resources as well as participate on multi-functional teams in project execution
  • Support operations by providing new Ideas to optimize current systems and come up with project Ideas to solve production problems
  • Work In a fast-paced environment while handling multiple site projects

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution
  • 2+ years in Operational Technology, with experience troubleshooting and resolving electrical and control systems issues
  • Proficiency reading and understanding engineering drawings including electrical diagrams and P&IDs
  • Industrial networking/IT experience, including experience in the administration of Microsoft collaboration software and infrastructure (Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Active Directory)
  • CPG/Manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Strong verbal / written communication, presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage large-scale projects from conception to implementation
  • Ability to work effectively with little supervision; highly independent / flexible setting priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and shift focus between tasks / projects
  • Ability to collaboratively lead / influence stakeholders across organizational functions
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of standard Industry PLC and SCADA/HMI systems
  • Rockwell, Wonderware, Niagara, or similar engineering tools and platforms are preferred
  • Knowledge of Industrial control networking and security measures
  • Experience in leading the controls engineering portion of multiple projects
  • Experience with GMPs (good manufacturing procedures)

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
  • Must possess valid driver’s license
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

 

As an employer of more than 100 employees, Green Thumb will be operating in accordance with the Biden Administration’s Path Out of the Pandemic should the mandate take effect.

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