• Plant Engineering Department - Instrument & Electrical Section
  • Lugano, Switzerland


Job description

Casale SA, leader in chemical plant design (Ammonia, Urea, Melamine, Methanol, Syngas, Nitrates and Phosphates), and operating on a worldwide basis is increasing its staff and is seeking specialists to fill an Electrical Engineer position.

The offered position is within the Instrument & Electrical Section. The successful candidate will be part of an existing group of experienced persons and will perform electrical engineering activities on specific projects.


  • Design of LV and MV distribution systems
  • Preparation of technical specifications and data sheets of electrical equipment and bulk materials
  • Selection and technical evaluation for electrical equipment and bulk material
  • Coordination with other disciplines, suppliers and external resources
  • Management of clients
  • Electrical calculations and analyses
  • Cable sizing
  • Hazardous area classification studies
  • Attendance to site surveys, kick-off meetings, 3D model reviews, project reviews

Job requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • Education: Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in a similar position in an engineering company operating on chemical or petrochemical plants
  • Background in field engineering and electrical systems engineering
  • Experiences of construction supervision at site
  • Good knowledge of international codes and standards
  • Knowledge of quality procedures and document management
  • Knowledge in PC applications (MS-Office suite, AutoCAD, ETAP)
  • Availability for short-term trips and long-term assignment in foreign countries
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a dynamic environment
  • Good team-player, ability to build relationships inside and outside the company, self-motivated with strong organizing skills
  • Fluency in English language