at Air Products
Location Allentown, Pennsylvania
Date Posted November 24, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Job Description and Qualifications

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 Global manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opportunity for an Industrial Electrician/Electrical Designer located at our Headquarters in Allentown, PA with travel up to 15% in North America.

This role will work with minimal supervision and must be capable of independently obtaining sufficient information to develop industrial electrical design construction drawings per Air Products standards and comprehensive working knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Successful candidates will have good time-management skills as they will frequently be required to work on multiple projects at the same time.

The candidate must possess a strong working background in the following areas of electrical design:

Distribution and control of alternating current electrical voltage classes from 120 volts to 15,000 volts
Working knowledge of piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID's) and ability to understand the electrical interfaces.
Distribution and wiring of direct current instrumentation circuitry (4-20 mA and thermocouple)
Design and layout of underground conduit and grounding systems
Development and interpretation of medium voltage and 480-volt single line diagrams including layout of motor control centers from load lists
Determine medium and low voltage feeder cable sizing ampacities based on calculation of allowable conduit fills, de-rating factors and voltage drop per the National Electrical Code
Development and interpretation of control schematics
Develop physical layout drawings from specifications, vendor drawings, sketches and related instructions, and in areas classified as hazardous based on solid working knowledge of Article 500 of the National Electrical code
Development of cable tray layout drawings for power, control, and instrumentation wiring
Development of interconnecting wiring diagrams and termination schedules using physical layout drawings, control schematics and vendor drawings
Design of industrial exterior and interior lighting systems
Development of electric heat tracing for freeze protection and process applications
Design of communications and fiber optic systems
Associates degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, or 5 years as journeyman electrician is preferred
Solid working knowledge of Bentley Systems, Inc. MicroStation CAD is preferred
Strong drafting background using AutoCAD or similar title will be considered
Raster document overlay editing applications for CAD software a plus
Microsoft Office Tools
Solid understanding of industrial electrical equipment and materials and their application in the design process
Comprehensive working knowledge of the National Electrical Code, particular the sections relating to Wire and Cable, Raceway Systems, Motors and Motor Controls, Hazardous Areas, and installations over 600 volts.

Founded in 1940, Air Products has built a reputation for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. Our passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products' higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world.

At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter! To learn more, visit About Air Products.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment!

Air Products thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

Req No.


Employment Status

Full Time


Global Industrial Gases

Business Sector / Division

Industrial Gases Americas


North America


United States

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