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Electrical Controls Engineer II
Ref No.: 18-12328
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Start Date / End Date: 10/29/2018 to 10/28/2019
Electrical Controls Engineer II
Location: Wilmington, NC

• Provide electrical equipment designs, schematics, and layouts which meet Client Machine Drafting Standards on CAD based formats. (AutoCAD® 2017, AutoCAD Electrical 2017)
• Provide sketches or redline existing drawings as needed and follow-up with drafting services or oversee draftsmen to resolve design issues.
• Specify vendors and maintain a close liaison to procure and expedite materials.
• Perform troubleshooting, process start-up, design, and documentation of Mechanical and Electrical Systems for new or modified production equipment.
• Analyze and correct equipment installation practices to improve efficiencies, specifically directed toward enhancing installation schedules.
• Create and modify existing documentation to complete drawing packages, installation checklists, machine part lists, illustrations, and machine specs of production equipment.
• Provide third-level troubleshooting support, directing contract engineering techs and trades to replace defective components and execute changes in design and solve equipment/process issues.
• Take personal responsibility for all aspects of supervising and training equipment installation crews including direction and shift supervision during installation activities.
• Supervise and provide direction to contract engineering techs, internal maintenance, and outside contract trades during all aspects of equipment installation and conversion such as demolition, construction, installation, testing, and debug of production equipment.
• Provide training to contract engineering techs, internal maintenance, and outside contract trades on new equipment installation procedures as required for successful execution of installation activities.
• Direct initial equipment set-up and debug up to the point of turnover to operations.

Special Requirements:
• Strong practical hands-on electrical aptitude (All positions require time on the floor working on equipment)
• Electro-mechanical troubleshooting ability, proficient with electrical schematics
• Motion control knowledge: servo, stepper, DC, AC drives
• Process variable understanding: flow, temperature, rate, pressure, level.
• Thorough understanding of current loops.
• Serial communication knowledge: RS232 / 485, Ethernet, IEEE-488
• Machine control knowledge and understands classical control theory
• Mechanical aptitude
• Travel is highly probable for future projects – future projects may be located at other NC plants

• Electrical Engineering/Technology (Bachelor's degree minimum)
• Minimum 5 to 10 years experience
• Certifications preferred

Equipment or software experience preferred:
AutoCAD® 2014, AutoCAD Electrical 2014, Windows7, MS Office suite (Power Point, Excel, Word), PLC and PC based systems, Beckhoff PLC / Motion Control, B-R Control, Automated equipment systems

Soft Skills:
A. Ability to work well with varied job requirements.
B. Ability to work well with people essential.
C. Presentation skills highly desirable.
D. Well organized.
E. Ability to handle multiple priorities.
F. Results oriented.