Dow Chemical 2017-2018 Campus Graduate - Electrical Engineer (BS/MS) in Freeport, Texas

The Dow Chemical Company is currently seeking New College Graduates with a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering that will graduate in December 2017 or in the Spring of 2018.

Opportunities in Manufacturing include a broad range of responsibilities in chemical plant safety and environmental performance, process operation, optimization, modification, maintenance, and technology implementation. Engineers must use sound technical judgment to enable safe and efficient plant operations. We combine world-class expertise, future-focused technologies, and sustainability to solve global issues in the areas of energy, consumerism, health and nutrition, infrastructure and transportation. Our Engineering employees work as part of a team at The Dow Chemical Company and we have many opportunities to address challenging real-world problems.

Career opportunities are available in the following areas:

Production Engineer

The Production Engineer provides daily technical support to plant operating personnel in order to maintain the safe, reliable, and efficient operations of a power generating facility. Key areas of emphasis are environmental health, and safety (EH&S) performance, maintaining & optimizing operation costs, and all aspects of plant technical performance such as energy efficiency and asset utilization. Production Engineers may also inspect completed installations and observe operations of equipment, to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards. The job also provides experience with low voltage three-phase and single-phase alternating current power systems and equipment.

Improvement Engineer

The Improvement Engineer will apply technical skills to initiate and assist in the development and execution of plant improvement and optimizations projects. This role works very closely with local production plant personnel, yet is part of a larger global technology organization. Improvement Engineers may be involved in such things as plant power system modifications, electrical distribution network improvements, perform & review short circuit, load flow, and other power system studies to insure appropriate equipment ratings and power system performance, and develop & document electrical area classification details & drawings.

Design Engineer

The Electrical Design Engineer may be involved with the design of such diverse items including facility lighting, motor control center design & installation, power transformers, high & low voltage switchgear, and electrical heating of chemical equipment and pipelines. In addition, the design of electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, and systems for industrial purposes will be expected. The Design Engineer will be expected to perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications. Electrical Design Engineers will also be required to prepare detailed specifications for the purchase of materials and equipment for capital projects and must be willing to familiarize themselves with the governing National Codes and Electrical Engineering Practices and be able to work with other engineering disciplines.

Maintenance/Reliability Engineer

Reliability Engineers utilize reliability and predictive tools and technology to help prevent unexpected equipment outages. Reliability Engineers will lead and/or participate in root cause failure investigations of the electrical equipment. Maintenance engineers support maintenance and repair of power electronic equipment, protective relays, and power distribution and power utilization equipment .

Majority of the positions for Manufacturing & Engineering are expected to be available in locations such as; Louisiana, Michigan and Texas. Other limited positions may exist at other small sites in the United States.

Dow has a competitive job offer package which also includes relocation benefits as applicable.

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A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and a 2.700 GPA is required.

Graduation date between December 2017 and August 2018.

A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at .

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies in late 2018 or early 2019. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


2017-2018 Campus Graduate - Electrical Engineer (BS/MS)


United States

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