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Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer

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As a member of a multi-disciplined engineering team, this resource will function as a hands-on engineer providing electrical power and controls expertise for project design, construction, commissioning, and start-up as related to industrial power and controls for clients in the pulp & paper, and other industries for our office located in Kennesaw, GA. The Electrical Engineer will use engineering principles to design and/or improve the clients' manufacturing electrical and control systems that involve process or packaging systems.


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.



Project Duties

  • Responsibilities will vary according to project. Will participate in a project team environment, or lead projects.
  • Supervising supporting engineers and designers; providing training support; and giving technical direction to construction trades, maintenance technicians, etc.
  • Producing client specified/industry standard specifications & notations in development of technical document packages for estimation, construction, and installation. 
  • Utilizing design requirements for the purpose of estimating project effort.
  • Demonstrating positive and professional communication and behavior in all interactions with clients and colleagues.

Technical Duties

  • Design and analysis of electric power systems for standard installations (0-600V).
  • Application of NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), applied knowledge of NFPA 70E and UL-508.
  • Design of analog and digital control systems and instrumentation. 
  • Analyzing and classifying hazardous (classified) areas per NFPA. 
  • Application of programmable logic controllers (PLC), distributed control systems (DCS) and similar processors, along with associated HMI interfaces. 
  • Includes specification, setup, configuration, and in-depth programming knowledge. Majority of TA clients use Rockwell software.
  • Specifying instrumentation, sensors, analyzers, control components, power distribution components, motor control centers, cable tray, wireway, conduit, cable, and wire. 
  • Applied knowledge of power and control system drawing types including: P&IDs, Loop Diagrams, Single Line Diagrams, Conduit Layouts, Elementary & Connection Schematics, and Panel/Enclosure Layouts.
  • Basic commands in Computer Aided Design software in current common use and versions (e.g. AutoCAD).


  • 10+ years' experience in industrial power and controls.
  • Bachelor degree in EE or EET preferred

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.