Electrical Controls Engineer
Location: Arlington, TX
Duration: 9 months
Plant Maintenance and Engineering Manager
Able to design, develop, and streamline various aspects of electrical controls systems, general electrical circuitry, pneumatic, hydraulic systems, and machinery in the plant with use of AutoCAD/AutoCAD Electric, HMI Software/ Design, and/or E-Plan
-Provide direction and be able to execute the programming for, installation of, and technical troubleshooting support of PLC ladder-logic based hardware and software applications throughout the plant
Provide controls and systems engineering support for emergency and unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production peak and off-peak run times as needed
Able to work with cross functional groups, as well as work effectively with Plant Engineers and Maintenance Supervisors to complete projects on time and within schedule.
Able to read and interpret equipment manuals, schematics, machinery assembly drawings, create component hardware BOMs, and determine additional system/hardware components for the design of electrical control systems and circuitry diagrams to perform required maintenance and service
Able to diagnose process and machinery problems utilizing root cause failure analysis techniques, replace or repair equipment parts, test and make adjustments as required
Assist with and provide guidance for the compliance of plant safety regulations such as (Arch Flash Electrical Safety- NFPA-70E; LOTO, Energized Work Permits, Safe Cell Entry).
Prior related plant (JIT) shop-floor electrical controls systems support is a plus
Required Education and Job Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field
3 - 5+ years of Electrical Controls/System Engineering industry experience
Strong skills in ladder logic, preferably Allen-Bradley Systems; PLC5, SLC and ControLogix 5000-5580.
Strong Skills in HMI Design, Preferably FactoryTalk View and Ignition; WonderWare. LabVIEW
Familiarity with Ethernet/IP and basic networking applications and practices
Working knowledge and understanding of plant power distribution equipment and controls
Experience and working knowledge of robot teach points and programming code understanding
Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial or Electrical Engineering 3+ years Experience
Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC programming experience a plus. Allen-Bradley Systems; PLC5, SLC and ControlLogix 5000-5580 JIT Environment Start Ups Time Studies.
Skill Matrix: Skill Name Description Level (1-5, 5 being the highest)
1 2 3 4 5 Years Mandatory(Yes/No) ControlLogix 4 4-5 Years No Engineerigng Degree manufacturing/mechanical/industrial 4 4-5 Years Yes PLC Programming 4 4-5 Years Yes Allen-Bradley 4 4-5 Years Yes Robotics 4 4-5 Years Yes