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Sr Electrical Engineer

Location: Becker, MN, United States
Business Unit: Liberty Paper
Remote Type: No Remote

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The Senior Electrical Engineer oversees the design, installation, and testing of electrical equipment, components, or systems to support business initiatives.  They collect and analyze pertinent data and then provide comprehensive documentation where applicable.  The Senior Electrical Engineer will either manage entire projects or will work on sub-tasks for projects of moderate complexity from concept to completion.


This full-time position reports directly to the Engineering Manager and is based out of our Becker, MN manufacturing facility.


  • Manages and coordinates electrical system design, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities ensuring compliance and specifications, codes, and mill requirements.
  • Evaluate electrical systems reliability, performance, and safety. Performs root cause failure analysis on electrical equipment failures.
  • Work with project managers on planning, development, and execution of electrical capital projects.
  • Develops budgets, estimates labor, material, and construction costs for projects.
  • Prepares specifications for purchase of materials and equipment.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and participating in professional societies.
  • Consults with other engineers, vendors, customers, other employees, contractors to discuss existing and potential engineering projects and/or assigned tasks.
  • Provide technical support and direction to engineering, maintenance, and production teams.
  • Drive safety and compliance excellence through effective work execution, personally modeling safe behaviors.
  • Manage outside engineering and electrical contractor resources as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
  • 4-6 Years experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
  • 5-7 Years of electrical engineering experience


  • Paper Mill experience highly desired
  • Power distribution experience on low and medium voltage systems 120V – 4160V.
  • Utility power systems knowledge including 13.8kV.
  • Knowledge of the NEC and NFPA codes, standards, and laws that govern electrical power systems
  • AutoCAD and power modeling software proficiency
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with very strong attention to detail/commitment to accuracy
  • Project management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with all levels within the organization; professionally represents self, and LPI to external contacts.
  • Strong and comprehensive computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Collaborative team player who maintains a positive attitude
  • State of MN: Certificate of Supervisor of Electrical Maintenance Work



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regular sitting, standing, and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
  • Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions
  • Ability to work in front of a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters, and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
  • Hearing and speaking
  • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, and gripping.

about our company:

Located in Becker, MN - Liberty Paper Inc. is a high-technology driven paper mill that recycles old, corrugated containers (OCC) into kraft liner board for new corrugated packaging. We are a 100% recycled paper mill, as committed to the environment and product innovation as we are to our amazing team.  We are part of the Liberty Diversified International family of companies

Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota, Liberty Diversified International (LDI) is a privately held company employing more than 1,900 individuals across our manufacturing facilities, production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Arizona, California, and Mexico. With deep roots in the corrugated box manufacturing industry, we operate in the core markets of paper, packaging, workplace products, corrugated plastics and building products.

Since 1918, our values – Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence – have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom Solutions and Quarrix Building Products) and Safco.



Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.