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Controls/Electrical Engineer

Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Posted: 09/02/2023 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 83706

Job Description

Do you have a passion for electrical/control design and great interest in creating custom industrial automation machinery of the highest workmanship? Come work with our team of engineers that take enormous pride in delivering 'World-Class Equipment to World-Class Customers!'

Purpose and Scope:
The Sr. Electrical/Control Engineer is responsible for designing electrical system layouts, electrical panel designs and control programs with great quality, accuracy, and timeliness. This candidate will create electrical schematics, will write PLC/HMI programs, and will participate in the debugging, testing, and commissioning of custom machinery that include motion systems, heaters, pumps, and automated hoists.This role collaborates with Mechanical Engineers and representatives from Project Management, Sales, and Purchasing to provide fabrication and assembly tools, materials, and information for each client's unique order and specification.

  • Support sales proposals with conceptual electrical system configurations and projected engineering hours 
  • Create electrical schematics and panel layout diagrams in AutoCAD Electrical for in-house panel fabrication
  • Select and specify electrical components best suited to each application
  • Generate Bills of Materials and support sourcing of electrical componentry 
  • Generate well organized PLC and HMI code utilizing ladder logic, structured text, sequential function charting, function blocks, and/or instruction list methodologies
  • Develop customer pleasing, well thought-out, HMI screens with intuitive navigation workflows that are attractive and consistent across production lines and customers.
  • Debug electrical issues, optimize system functionality, and participate in factory acceptance testing
  • Travel to customer sites and commission equipment
  • Conduct investigations for service calls, troubleshoot equipment, and document root cause analyses and resolutions
  • Train customers and fellow team members in the use of HMI screens and fine tuning of equipment

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • BS in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university or institution
  • Ten years minimum experience and proven track record of creating and improving electrical and control systems for industrial machinery and automation
  • Expert level knowledge in the application of low, medium, and high voltage industrial electrical systems and HMI control systems with remote IO and various sensors
  • Thorough experience designing electrical control panels for turnkey industrial equipment
  • High proficiency in programming Allen Bradley PLCs and HMI's to control pumps, heaters, instrumentation (pressure, temperature, conductivity, pH, etc.), rectifiers, etc.
  • Ability to specify and configure VFDs, motor protectors, contactors, soft starts, and other motor interfacing devices
  • Experience with motion control devices and programming
  • Ability to produce accurate bills of materials aligned with schematics
  • Proficiency with writing test plans and test reports, and running factory acceptance tests
  • Advanced skill in troubleshooting and repairing electrical systems and PLC programs for automation
  • Expert knowledge in the application of NEC codes & UL-508 standards
  • Ability to read and interpret P&IDs
  • Advanced proficiency in AutoCAD Electrical for electrical schematics, panel layouts, and BOM creation
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word to develop operation and maintenance manuals
  • Skill with calculations in Microsoft Excel
  • Effective writing, speaking and presentation skills 
  • Highly organized approach to work and thorough documentation
Preferred Experience:
  • Programming for encoders, servo motors, and linear actuators
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic circuit design
  • P&ID creation
  • Safety PLC application and standards
  • Siemens PLC integration and programming
  • Applications with multiple PLCs and integration of mixed PLCs on same line
  • EWON and Factory Talk Remote
  • Complex, coordinated, multi-axis motion control
  • Allen Bradley training

Salary Range $90K-$150K DOE
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