Summary: Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, and systems by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following, and other duties may be assigned:
Design electrical control panel schematics, wiring diagrams and PLC programming for pump/blower motor controls. Modify bills of material as needed.
- Designs and directs personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and determines methods, procedures, and conditions for testing products.
- Develop applications for packaged controls, instruments, and control systems in new commercial and/or industrial uses.
- Direct electrical engineering activities to ensure that manufacturing, assembly, installation, and operational testing conform to functional and specified customer requirements.
- Directs and coordinates operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical controls, instrumentation, equipment, and systems in field installations.
- Uses CAD assisted engineering design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Direct the activities of product test technicians during end of assembly testing.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.S.E.E.) from a four-year accredited College or University; with five to ten years related experience in an OEM manufacturing environment.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, customer specifications, or governmental regulations. Must have the ability to correspond in English to handle all normal written business communications, write coherent engineering & test reports, and write procedure/operational product manuals. Must have the ability to effectively present information verbally in English and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced engineering mathematics required to perform the duties of any normal electrical engineer. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Reasoning Ability: Must have the inherent ability to solve practical problems, apply common sense to designs, and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Allen-Bradley’s Micrologix PLCs and the RSLogix 500 & 5000 development software, PanelBuilder32, Factory Talk, HMI software, CAD software (preferably Pro-E); MS Excel, spreadsheet software; and MS Word, word processing software.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Interpersonal Skills: The individual must have excellent interpersonal skills to relate with and deal with shop workers and supervisors, fellow company, regulatory agency people, customer personnel from engineers to operators, and A&E engineers and contractors. The individual must be a self-starter with a desire to build relationships and a team environment. The individual must be a practical, steady, responsible individual open to travel to customer sites domestically (North America) and around the world.