JO – 3676 Electrical Engineer
Electrical Engineer / Controls Engineer / Electrical Technician-Designer Electrical Engineer / Controls Engineer / Electrical Technician-Designer
Needs to be familiar with:- Small PLCs, smart relays – Programming in ladder logic- Operator interfaces, touchscreens & PB – Motor controls, VFDs.- Sensors – optical, prox, mechanical, pressure- Position control – encoders, position feedback (relatively simple)- Discrete I/O – valves & the like- Analog I/O, mainly position sensing- Develop control system function and logic in cooperation with engineers, customers, sales dept.- Select purchased electrical components.- Prepare electrical schematics and panel layouts (AutoCAD Electrical 2016).- Enter parts and BOMs- Write PLC code (Allen-Bradley, ProFace, possibly others).- Design and program touchscreen HMIs- Make it work. Debug control systems for machines on the floor in cooperation with assemblers, electricians and mechanical engineers. – Occasionally assist with installation and service at customers’ facilities.- Prepare operating instructions and manuals, paper and CD copies.- Maintain electrical BOMs for existing products.