Electrical Engineer

Richmond, VA 23227

Posted: 04/15/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 30069

Job Description

We have an immediate need for an Electrical Engineer in the Richmond, VA area. This is a direct hire opportunity with excellent benefits and relocation assistance available.

Base salary is $100,000-$110,000, dependent on relevant experience.

Job Description:
  • This position is responsible for hardware and software design for machine and/or control systems, working in conjunction with the Control Specialist to issue, maintain, and update project-related documentation. 
  • Responsibilities include assisting assembly during system build, machine/system check out, field service assistance, and installation as required.
  • Electrical Machine Design which includes all power, control systems, and electrical diagrams required to meet the customer’s specifications for each project assigned.
  • Design control systems from concept to completion. 
  • Assemble complete and accurate Bills of Materials (BOMs) for the Machine/System design
  • Design and develop Machine/System Programs.
  • Design and develop Machine/System Operator Interface programs.
  • Provide field service technicians remote support during system service calls, installation, and commissioning
  • Provide detailed reports defining the issues you have found during troubleshooting specific pieces of equipment.
  • Provide on-site troubleshooting and startup support as needed
  • Provide solutions for End of Life (EOL) components within internal systems to support customer needs.
  • Determine spare parts list.
  • Assist the Applications Engineering and Product Managers during the scoping phase of a potential project
  • Other tasks or duties as assigned
  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or a similar field.  A combination of an AA degree and a minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience will be considered instead of a bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years of Electrical/electrical engineering experience.
  • Ability to understand and design electrical control schematic ladder diagrams 
  • PLC programming skills necessary to make a machine function properly and safely
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC and Operator Interface hardware and software (primarily Compact Logix and Panel View Plus series)
  • Ability to specify, assist with installation, debug and start-up of electrical control and power system equipment
  • Working knowledge of industrial electrical and control systems  600 VAC and less, control systems, Motors, servos, low voltage DC devices and sensors
  • Understand and have the capability to apply electrical codes and regulations such as NFPA 70, NFPA 79 and UL 508a as well as agency approvals to control systems manufactured on-site.
  • Proven project management skills
  • Excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Dynamics 365
  • Knowledge of industrial communications (Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, Profibus, etc.)
  • Operator interface programming skills necessary to run machine easily and without confusion
  • Be able to understand how a machine mechanically functions.
  • Be able to apply electrical components to a control system to make the machine run as designed

Meet Your Recruiter

Nick Donofrio
Account Manager

Bringing 15 years of industry experience to Selectek, Nick has the know-how and passion to serve our clients as an account manager.

Nick was born and raised in the Rochester, New York area. In the early summer of 1998, after earning his BA in Communications from SUNY Oswego, he decided to take a 16 hour road trip to Atlanta, GA and see what all the fuss was about. Fast forward to 2020, Nick still resides in the Metro Atlanta area. NASCAR, the Atlanta Braves and homemade sweet tea may have had a slight influence on his decision to stay.

Nick has found the staffing industry to be a good match for his personality type. He gets paid to talk on the phone, take clients out to lunch and feels a true sense of pride when he can provide a viable solution to his client’s needs. He is excited to be a part of the Selectek family and enjoys the company of his co-workers.

When not in the office, Nick enjoys spending time with his family, playing in a Rec Soccer league and playing a few video games here and there.

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