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Electrical Engineer

Date: May 19, 2022

Location: Sterling, IL, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt is seeking an Electrical Engineer for its Sterling Steel facility in Sterling, IL (watch Sterling Steel video). This position isn’t for the faint of heart; we need an engineering veteran who likes to get their hands dirty while operating on a large scale.  


The world’s largest electric arc furnace. A 400-ton charge crane. Two 500-ton ladle cranes. A turnover cooling bed that measures 100 feet. An annual production capacity of 500,000 tons. A monthly output of 28 million kWh. For the right candidate, Sterling Steel will be an engineer’s playground. 


What you get to do:

  • Manage all aspects of a high-voltage industrial power system
  • Provide electrical support and risk assessment for all engineering proposals
  • Analyze, design, and upgrade electrical systems
  • Preventive maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Interact with suppliers and contractors
  • Meet all electrical regulations


We’re looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience with industrial high-voltage power systems
  • 5+ years of experience with Electric Arc Furnaces preferred 
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to climb ladders and work in hazardous environment


Reasons you’ll love it here

We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company.  Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles.  Today our growing company consists of 20,000 employee-partners in 140 manufacturing facilities throughout 17 countries.  We are always looking for talented professionals to succeed and grow with us.  We value innovative and passionate people with a track record of success.  For more information, please visit


Leggett & Platt is proud to be an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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