Senior Electrical Project & Controls Engineer

Santa Clara, CA | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 06/18/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 25879

Job Description

We have an immediate need for a Senior Electrical Project & Controls Engineer, experienced with I&C, in the Santa Clara, CA area.

This is a full-time, long-term opportunity.

Base salary is estimated at $100-130K, relevant to experience and license status.

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline.  Licensed California P.E., or ability to obtain CA P.E. within 1-year of employment.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience, or equivalent work experience and certifications that exemplify a desire for continuing education or advancement.
  • Working knowledge of control systems architecture and networks required.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting control systems and an understanding of process controls required.
  • Knowledge of PLC and touch screen programming languages to program Allen-Bradley, Siemens, and other PLC’s would benefit the job applicant.
  • Possess excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate with people of all levels including customers and contractors.
  • Requires ability to create and edit AutoCAD drawings. 
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work with programmers to develop instrumentation and controls logic and PLC programming for systems of varying complexity. 
  • Read, analyze, and interpret project documents, instructions, proposals, specifications, and other relevant information to obtain a clear understanding of the project requirements. •    Evaluate life safety and regulatory requirements including CA Fire Code, CA and National Electrical Code, NFPA and hazardous location requirements. 
  • Work with AutoCAD and Revit designers to develop monitoring and controls system layout, block diagrams and wiring schematic
  •  Specify equipment, toxic and flammable gas detectors, audible/visual alarms, instrumentation, process safety interlocks, PLCs and related automation equipment. 
  • Manage projects and customer relationships.  Prepare proposals, define scope, deliverables, schedule and budget. 
  •  Work successfully with OAC team to coordinate field installation, testing and inspections - focusing on customer service, problem solving and continuous improvement. 

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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