Electrical Controls Engineer

Fives Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 weeks ago

Fives North American Combustion, Inc., was established in 1917 in Cleveland, Ohio with subsidiary North American Construction Services, Ltd. located in Birmingham, Alabama and is a world leader in industrial combustion and thermal process solutions. Fives North American Combustion's parent company, The Fives Group, is an industrial engineering group which designs and supplies process equipment and plant facilities to major industrial players throughout the world. Headquartered in Paris, France Fives provides integrated process solutions to the aluminum, steel, cement, glass, sugar and automotive markets.

We are committed to new product development as well as our ongoing engineering, designing, and manufacturing of a wide range of industrial products including: burners, blowers, valves, regulators, flame safety systems, burner and furnace controls.

Fives North American Combustion, Inc. serves a diverse set of industries including: Steel, Aluminum, Copper, Forging, Gypsum, Glass, Brick, Paper, Heat Treat, Ceramics, Incineration, and Air Heating.

Fives North American Combustion has a strong global presence through the efforts of our direct sales force, subsidiaries, international distributors and licensees. Our headquarters is in Cleveland, Ohio where we support business operations, research and development, engineering, inside sales, and manufacturing.

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Job Summary:

The Controls Engineer is responsible for developing control systems for conduit layouts, cable schedules and associated drawings for installation of thermal processing equipment and related combustion systems, blower systems and all ancillary controls surrounding the thermal processing equipment. This includes PLC and HMI software development as well as the design and production of electrical schematics.

Duties & Responsibilities:

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned

  • Plans logic system for functions such as sequence and timing control.

  • Designs and drafts diagrams of cable connection for thermal processing equipment and other machines.

  • Illustrates and describes installation and maintenance details such as where bearings should be lubricated, types of lubrication and which parts are lubricated automatically and manually.

  • Reviews schematics with customer's representatives to answer questions during installation of thermal processing equipment.

  • May confer with assembler and wirer to resolve problems regarding building of controls systems.

  • May design controls for energy conversion or other industrial plant monitoring systems.

  • Create controls solutions for our engineered combustion system projects. Select control panel components, develop bills of material, create and manage schematic drawings and release the documentation to manufacturing.

  • The individual will act as the controls solution project manager and will manage the schedule for design, manufacture, software integration, shipment and commissioning support.

  • Develop and program the control software and operator interfaces.

  • Must stay current with hardware and software offerings from Rockwell and Siemens.

  • Must manage multiple simultaneous projects.

  • Must learn and stay current with all applicable combustion and electrical standards both internal and external standards.

Required Experience:

  • 5-7 Years experience working in Electrical Controls Engineering applications and design and build controls applications

Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical

  • Strong working knowledge of Rockwell and Siemens automation systems, tools, and components

  • Experience with continuous process control systems (temperatures, pressures, etc.)

  • Must be able to read P&IDs

  • Strong working knowledge NFPA79 or UL508A

  • Thorough understanding of control reliability and safety

  • Combustion experience and working knowledge or NFPA 85, 86, and 87 is a strong plus

Educational Requirements:

Associate's Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering and training in Controls Applications (Minimum) or;

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and training in Controls Applications (Preferred)

Training in Auto CAD Electrical (Preferred)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Problem solving skills

Documentation skills

Time management skills

Research and resolution skills

Data analysis and multi-tasking skills

Ability to work independently and in a fast

paced environment

Attention to detail and process oriented

Strong work ethics

Ability to resolve issues

Ability to travel up to % with potential additional travel

Language Ability

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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.

General Office:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop,

kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

Physical:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl,

sit, and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

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.

General Office:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Shop:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places,

outdoor weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Field:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is

occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, hot or cold temperatures, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work

environment can be loud.

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