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Electrical Controls Engineer

Electrical Controls Engineer

# of Openings 
3
Job Locations 
US-GA-Kennesaw
Category 
Engineering
Company 
Technical Associates
ID 
2018-1241

More information about this job

Overview

As a member of a multi-disciplined engineering team this resource will function as a hands-on engineer providing functional controls expertise for project design, construction, commissioning, and start-up as related to industrial controls for clients in various industries for our office located in Kennesaw, GA. Position requires 25% travel.

 

We offer competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including 401k with Employer Match, Company Stock Program, Vacation, Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, etc.

Responsibilities

The Electrical Controls Engineer will use engineering principles to design and/or improve the client's manufacturing controls systems in various types of industrial environments.  Will follow client defined standards and scope, and maintain communication and interface with appropriate client contacts. Will support all aspects of electrical controls project execution including control system design, PLC and HMI programming, project documentation, and site start-up support of integrated systems. Will be responsible for developing, re-writing, upgrading and standardizing client controls systems. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or related preferred
  • Experience designing industrial control systems (VFD’s, motors, etc.) and programming PLC/HMI’s
  • Electrical/Control panel design using AutoCAD
  • Selection and specification of field devices and sensors
  • PLC programming experience utilizing Rockwell Automation. ControlLogix/CompactLogix Required, PLC 5 Preferred)
  • Rockwell SE and ME HMI experience
  • Wonderware HMI experience preferred
  • Rockwell Variable Speed Drive experience
  • Proven Network and Communications experience 
  • Client support and interface skills
  • Strong analytical, communication (oral & written) and troubleshooting skills   
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Field commissioning and start-up experience
  • Heavy Industrial or Process Industry experience required
  • Experience Level:  5+ years

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to climb ladders, walk over crossovers, and access equipment
  • Must be able to climb a caged personnel ladder
  • Must be capable of walking the distance from parking lot to designated job area (may be 1 mile+), in addition to walking throughout a large manufacturing plant during course of day for required meetings and other required duties.

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