Electrical/Instrumentation Engineer
Cohoes, NY

We are looking for an Electrical/Instrumentation Engineer to join our Engineering Department. The Electrical/Instrumentation Engineer will provide electrical and Instrumentation engineering services to the Cohoes and Waterford Paper Mill and Converting Operations.



  • Performs engineering projects including specification, design equipment selection, system integration, procurement, scheduling, construction, cost control, start-up and training sitewide.
  • Creatively apply innovative systems and leading-edge technology to new projects and process upgrades while providing hands-on engineering and troubleshooting/problem-solving expertise.
  • Direct work and/or consult with operating/production teams, vendors, suppliers, multiple crafts, contractors, staff engineering and other specialists, while preserving equipment maintain-ability, housekeeping and all safety/quality standard requirements.
  • Develop procedures, guidelines and supervise work for electrical design, installation, start-up, operations, maintenance, operator training, and troubleshooting.



The right person for this role is a self-starter with strong attention to detail.  The following are also required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Five or more years’ experience as an electrical/instrumentation engineer working with paper manufacturing equipment or other continuous process manufacturing operation
  • Knowledge and experience with PLC’s and instrumentation controls
  • Knowledge of DCS, electrical drives and power distribution systems desired



Mohawk is committed to being a great place to work. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision plan
  • 401(k) Match 50% up to 6%
  • Student Loan Pay Down Program



Qualified candidates should send their resume to [email protected] or apply online at the link below.

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