Electrical Engineer (Controls)

Richmond, VA

Posted: 05/31/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 30746

Job Description

Join Our Team as an Electrical Engineer in Richmond, VA!

Do you have a passion for electrical engineering and a knack for bringing machines to life?

We're looking for a talented Electrical Engineer to join a growing team in Richmond, VA with a company that designs and installs automated manufacturing equipment. This is a direct hire opportunity with a competitive salary ($100,000-$110,000) and excellent benefits package, including relocation assistance.

In this role, you will:
  • Design hardware and software for complex machine and control systems
  • Work collaboratively to create and maintain project documentation
  • Assist with assembly, testing, installation, and field service of our machines
  • Develop electrical schematics, control systems, and Bills of Materials (BOMs)
  • Design and program machine functions and operator interfaces
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues and provide solutions
  • Support product managers during project scoping
  • And more!

To be successful, you'll need:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (or a similar field) or an Associate's degree with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • 5+ years of experience in electrical or electrical engineering
  • Strong understanding of electrical control systems and schematics
  • Proficient in PLC programming (Allen Bradley experience a plus)
  • Familiarity with electrical codes and regulations (NFPA 70, NFPA 79, UL 508a)
  • Excellent project management, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and potentially Dynamics 365
  • Knowledge of industrial communications protocols
  • Ability to understand mechanical systems and apply electrical components

Ready to take your engineering skills to the next level? Apply today with Joe St. Louis at jstlouis@selectek.com!

Meet Your Recruiter

Joe St. Louis
Technical Recruiter

With a passion for connecting talented individuals with fulfilling careers, Joe St. Louis brings over 17 years of recruitment experience to his role as a Technical Recruiter at Selectek. Throughout his career, Joe has honed his expertise in engineering and technical staffing, building a strong track record of successful placements.

Driven by a commitment to career advancement, Joe takes pride in matching individuals with the perfect fit. He fosters positive relationships with both candidates and clients, ensuring a smooth and successful recruitment experience.

Outside of the office, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife (who introduced him to the joys of dog ownership!) and their two sons. When he's not recruiting, Joe can be found playing guitar, a skill he honed during his studies at Berklee College of Music, where he earned a Bachelor of Professional Music degree.

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