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Electrical Engineer

Gadsden, AL 35903

Posted: 07/21/2023 Job Number: 26047

Job Description

Selectek has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer in Gadsden, AL. In this role, you 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. You must be a US Citizen or authorized to work in the United States to be considered.
  • 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.
  • 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.  
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering OR equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of AutoCAD Electrical and PLC/HMI programming software experience
  • Material handling and conveyor equipment design experience
Shift Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Pay and Wages: $50,000 - $100,000 annual salary depending on education and experience
Benefits: 401(k) plus company matching, health, life, vision, and dental insurance available after first 60 days
If you are qualified and ready to take on this opportunity, then we want to get to know you!
Contact Lia Felcyn (678) 335-6114 lfelcyn@selectek.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Lia Felcyn
Technical Recruiter

Originally from Southern California, Lia moved to the Atlanta area in 2005, attending the University of West Georgia and Georgia State University.  Lia graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.  Shortly after graduation, she accepted an unexpected career opportunity in sales and financial services.  Several years into her career, she began a team lead and team recruiting role, which sparked her passion for the recruiting industry.  Lia has been recruiting a wide variety of professionals in various fields since 2017, choosing to focus on professionals in technical and engineering fields with Selectek since 2022.


Lia is a foodie and outdoor enthusiast who enjoys cooking and trying new restaurants, spending time outdoors in nature, watching animal documentaries, and being a mom of three amazing kiddos.

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