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Electrical Engineer

Gadsden, AL 35903

Posted: 09/14/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 26854

Job Description


Our client is currently seeking a Controls Engineer.  

Summary:
The Controls Engineer will be responsible for specifying electrical control schemes, PLC and HMI Programming, commissioning, installing, and troubleshooting of both new and existing automated material handling systems.

Job Duties:
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.
Requirements:
  • Experienced in programming, design, or integration of Robotic or SCADA equipment  
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Electrical
  • PLC/HMI programming experience
  • Ability to travel up to 50% (domestic)
Preferred:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline  
  • Experience in the design of material handling and conveying equipment
Pay Range:
  • $28 – 48/hr, depending on experience 

This is a Contract to Hire position that our client is looking to fill immediately. For more information, please email a copy of your resume to Beka Cassidy at BCassidy@selectek.com 

Meet Your Recruiter

Beka Cassidy
Technical Recruiter

Beka is originally from Virginia and graduated from Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Originally unsure of what career path to choose with her education, she accepted a Technical Recruiting opportunity in Atlanta after graduating and has since found great fulfillment & meaning in this profession. While her recruiting journey started with an IT firm, she soon found and fell in love with the Engineering niche.  Beka loves the real-world knowledge and application she is able to absorb on a daily basis through her conversations with candidates. She has a genuine desire to connect with others and works diligently to pursue and build meaningful relationships. Apart from her job, Beka enjoys listening to audio books, visiting family and baking.    

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