Electrical Controls Engineer – Essential

  • Job #8335

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  • Wages: $75K-$100K/Annually, DOE
  • Hours: Full Time
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A global leader in the design and support of hydraulic and control systems for large cruising/racing orientated sailing yachts is in need of a seasoned Electrical Controls Engineer to design systems for superyachts.
General responsibilities include the design of electrical schematics using Solidworks Electrical, design electrical system architectures using AutoCAD, layout electrical enclosures in 2D and 3D using Autodesk Inventor, select and size electrical components and conductors, generate PLC I/O lists using Excel, program PLC’s and graphical user interfaces with CoDeSys, design HMI applications, generate cost estimates, quote turnkey control schemes, generate operating and control manuals, interface directly with customers and vendors, and keep all technical documentation, schematics and software current and catalogued.

The Electrical Controls Engineer position might be for you if you have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or electrical engineering
  • 5 years of applicable engineering experience
  • Proficiency in industrial communication protocols including Ethernet IP, CANopen, and J1939
  • Experience in developing design and engineering best practices
  • Demonstrated electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic troubleshooting capability
  • Commitment to working in a team oriented and continuous improvement environment
  • The ability to travel to customer sites
  • Solid computer skills (Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Creative, out-of-the-box thinking skills!

Preference will be given for the following qualifications:

  • Experience with designing and troubleshooting industrial and mobile control systems
  • A higher level programming language knowledge such as C++
  • Experience in fabrication, assembly, wiring and panel building
  • Experience with 480VAC, 120VAC, and 3-phase and 24VDC voltage power distribution and layouts
  • Experience with ifm Efector and Cross Controls hardware
  • Hydraulic control knowledge



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