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Electrical Engineer

Location : Cheshire, Ct
Job Type : Contract to Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 7+
Required Education : bachelor's
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :


HOT job available in Connecticut for an Electrical Engineer / Controls Engineer to be accountable for design, build and test of electrical control and automation systems (PLC, DCS).  The Electrical Engineer / Controls Engineer will be hands-on working directly with engineering and manufacturing team and be responsible for systems from design stage through commercialization.

Responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer/Controls Engineer include:

·       Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams to design, build, test, and document integrated 

        industrial automation and control systems from conceptualization through commercialization.

·       Prepare product or system layouts, detailed drawings, schematics, and bills of material that 

        meet project and code requirements.

·       Perform and document calculations supporting system designs.

·       Deliver systems on time and on budget.

·       Develop and document test procedures and system user and technical manuals.

·       Conduct system functional tests, and trouble-shoot equipment as required.

·       Provide technical assistance to manufacturing during system integration.

·       Assist with project planning, management, and scheduling.

·       Must be able to travel up to 15 percent annually, and up to 50 percent for short durations


Required Qualifications :


.Requirements for the Electrical Engineer / Controls Engineer include:

·       AS/BS in Electrical Engineering

·      7+ years of electrical design experience including experience designing, building, and 

        testing industrial electrical control and automation systems.

·      Expert knowledge of electrical codes: NFPA 70 (NEC), NFPA 79, NFPA 496, UL 508A, etc.

·      Expert knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical, or equivalent.

·      Experience with multiple PLC & IO product lines.

·      Experience with control instruments (pressure and vacuum transmitters, thercouple, 

       RTDs, pressure and temperature switches, etc.), valves and analytical instruments.

·      Experience with variable frequency drives (VFD) and Compressors.

·      Experience with reviewing and understanding P&IDs.

·      Experience with Robotics and/or Chemistry a plus.

·      Experience leading, or participating in, hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies.

·      Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle high-level multi-tasking.

·      Ability to work on multiple, simultaneous projects at various levels of support and 


·      Strong written and oral communication skills.

·      Strong attention to detail.


Personal Qualifications

·      Team player able to work well with others in a dynamic, changing environment.

·      Self-starter who consistently demonstrates accountability and dedication to all team 


·      Strong work ethic with a desire to get things done, and a willingness to work overtime to meet



Skills :
Autocad controls Electrical & Instrumentation Electrical Designer Electrical Engineer VFD
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