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Controls Engineer

Gadsden, AL 35902

Posted: 02/06/2024 Job Number: 26921

Job Description

Immediate opening for an electrical controls engineer in Northern, AL.

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Job Summary:
An Electrical Engineer responsible for specifying electrical control schemes, PLC and HMI Programming, commissioning, installing, and troubleshooting of both new and existing automated material handling systems.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Electrical Drawings
    • Create electrical drawings using AutoCAD Electrical.
    • Generate and maintain bills of material on engineering drawings.
    • Assign drawing numbers and descriptions in accordance with company standards.
    • Read, interpret, and apply company and national safety standards to ensure compliance.
    • Effectively communicate all above requirements to shop fabrication personnel and electricians.
  • Electrical Design and Engineering
    • Design and develop all aspects of electrical controls systems on the in-house built material handling equipment.
    • Programming and commissioning of PLC and HMI bases hardware and software-controlled material handling equipment.
    • Prepares electrical scopes of work and evaluates subcontractor quotes.
    • Identify and select components and materials needed for equipment.
    • Apply knowledge of manufacturing techniques to design readily manufacturable parts and systems.
    • Research and analyze customer design requirements and specifications to evaluate feasibility and costs.
    • Contribute to design standards and support design reuse.
    • Travel to customer facilities to perform installation and commissioning of material handling systems and equipment.
    • Investigate equipment failures to diagnose root cause and make recommendations for repairs.
Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or similar discipline. (Preferred)
  • Experience in the design of material handling and conveying equipment is (Preferred).
  • Programming, design, or integration of Robotic or SCADA Equipment will also be considered.
  • 4+ years of experience in a relevant field.
  • AutoCAD Electrical
  • PLC/HMI programming software
  • Microsoft Office suite
Location:  Gadsden, AL
Duration:  Temp-to-hire
Pay:  $24-$48/hr.

If you are interested or would like more information on this position, please click the apply button or contact me directly at:

tharvey@selectek.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Tony Harvey
Technical Recruiter

With over 25 years of service with Selectek, the only people with more years in the company than Tony are the owners. Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree in business management from the Pennsylvania State University, Tony moved to Georgia and began his professional career at Selectek. Tony’s extensive experience in the industry has helped Selectek find positions for even the most specialized of engineers. Outside the office, Tony can be seen around Atlanta running in various local 5-10K road races, lifting weights, or watching his Nittany Lions with fellow alumni at the local Penn State Atlanta Chapter.

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