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Electrical Controls Engineer - Entry Level - manufacturing

PartnersAlliance Spokane, WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are looking for an outstanding Entry Level Electrical Controls Engineer for our metals manufacturing client located in Spokane, WA.


The Electrical Controls Engineer develops, plans, organizes, and manages automation and process improvement projects for areas throughout the plant; provides maintenance and production support, and guides automation and controls initiatives as needed to support process improvements and sustainability efforts in a high volume production environment.

The Electrical Controls Engineer’s essential functions include:

· Validate and maintain control system design/architecture of new and existing equipment

· Provide support and coordination for equipment start-ups and maintenance outages.

· Assist in trouble-shooting equipment control and electrical systems.

· Perform controlled process improvement changes in PLC systems, HMI systems, and in level 2 server and coordination systems

· Coordinate with vendors, process engineers, and production personnel for continuous improvement.

· Develop project scope, feasibility, cost estimates, and schedule, for assigned automation projects.

· Prepare and organize project documentation (Manuals, PM’s spare parts, correspondence, drawings, drawing lists, material listings, etc.); update documentation.



· An undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering.


This individual will possess:

· 0-5 years previous electrical engineering experience.

· Experience with industrial PLC systems, HMI systems and distributed control systems, or relevant laboratory education

· Knowledge of National Electrical Code, AC & DC motors

· Excellent analytical skills.

· Strong PC skills, including Windows, Word, Excel, and Access.

· Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and organizational skills.

· Proven ability to work in teams.


This individual will:

· Be energetic, disciplined and focused on a team building operational organization.

· Have well developed interpersonal and business partnering skills, with the ability to quickly adapt to, be accepted by, and interrelate with the organization at all levels.

· Be willing to work flexible hours.

· Have high interpersonal, communication, management skills, and the ability to make quick decisions.

· Be self-motivated, self-learning, and willing to educate themselves and others in a changing environment.


· Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious about assignments.

· Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.

· Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.


Approximately 60% of the job function is performed in an office setting requiring normal safety precautions. 40% of the job function is required in the plant. There is exposure to operating machinery and a manufacturing environment


Why Work Here?

Our client is a great company!


Spokane, WA