Electrical / Automation Engineer

Job
Overview

  1. Industrial and Manufacturing
  2. Electrical, Project Automation and IT
  3. Permanent
  4. Alabama
968683

We currently seek an Electrical/Automation Engineer within our client’s team of experienced professionals within the Tuscaloosa, AL area. The Electrical/Automation Engineer’s responsibilities include aspects of design, analysis, and manufacturing. Electrical engineers support the manufacturing processes and equipment by designing, specifying, purchasing and constructing electrical systems and components. .

Job Duties:
Designs and acts as project manager, supporting efforts to design, build, install, maintain, and modify our manufacturing equipment.
Creates initial designs, conducts vendor/contractor management, and oversees installation and startup of projects that range from simple modifications of existing machinery to large-scale expansion projects.
Provides technical expertise in the maintenance, modification and installation of equipment and machinery.
Takes part in all electrical related components to include: Various types of sensors, Controls (PLC), Motors, Drives, and Power Distribution
Spends time in all facets of project management including: Economic justification, design, vendors/procurement, installation, start-up, and training.
Additional areas as assigned

Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical experience.
Automation design skills, familiarity with electrical drawing standards and familiarity with standard Electrical design components.
Minimum of 3-5 years industrial automation design experience.
Automation design experience in both PLC/ SLC and contrologix platform is preferred.
Experience with drive / motion control is preferred.
An overall comprehension of mechatronics is an asset.
Familiar with the use of electrical design tools
- Experience with SolidWorks Electrical is a plus. AutoCAD for 2D design with PUMA.
- Familiarity with commercial package IAB, ProposalWorks and Motion analyser.
Applicant must be well organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Previous project management and/or team leadership experience is preferred.
Applicant must have strong communication skills with the ability to influence and resolve issues.

Benefits:
Healthcare: Major Medical and preventive care, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Supplemental Vision Plan
Life Insurance: Group Term life, Short-Term and Long-Term disability
Retirement and Savings Plan: Defined contribution retirement account, 401k savings plan with matching, 529 college savings plan
Other Benefits: Ten paid holidays plus vacation, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive relocation assistance

Background check and drug screen required.

To apply for this opportunity, please contact Heather McDowell at TRS Staffing at Heather.McDowell@TRSStaffing.com or (864) 263-0646 or apply online via the link. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

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