Electrical Controls Engineer


Macon, GA

5 - 7 years

Posted 209 days ago

  by    Tara Krigbaum

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Our client, a global manufacturer located in the Middle Georgia area, is seeking an experienced Electrical Controls Engineer.  


  • Prepare capital project proposals including scope documents, designs, specifications, cost estimates, schedules, project justifications and support documentation
  • Design, integrate and install new control systems into existing equipment infrastructure
  • Manage existing PLC, HMI and Variable Speed Drive systems on existing manufacturing equipment, primarily working with Allen Bradley components
  • Maintain existing control system hardware and provide upgrade strategy for control system software revisions
  • Coordinate and manage external engineering resources and consultants as needed
  • Provide power, electrical and control systems engineering for all aspects of projects
  • Assist Corporate Electrical Resources with review and implementation of Corporate Specifications and Standards
  • Assist facility with manufacturing operations as well as execution of electrical safety initiatives
  • Assist maintenance in troubleshooting control system problems in a 24 hour 7 day a week operation
  • Ensure compliance with technical specifications and contracts for equipment and services for all aspects of projects
  • Coordinate and manage supplier and contractor activities for all aspects of projects, including the commissioning, start up and training for plant personnel
  • Develop job specific request documentation, supplier lists, quote evaluations and make recommendations for purchasing team
  • Manage overall project budgets, forecasts, schedules, scope, deliverables, execution, and follow through to provide the expected benefits of the project
  • Provides support to determine root cause failure analysis and development of corrective action plans

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in control systems engineering in a continuous and/or discrete manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated electrical and control systems engineering capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to provide complex and innovative solutions to project and process engineering problems
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the application of the NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace- arc flash energy and shock hazards
  • Ability to manage and support 5 to 7 projects simultaneously