Electrical Engineer

at Vertex Talent Group
Location Grand Rapids
Date Posted May 5, 2021


Electrical Engineer candidates should be able to work efficiently under the guidance of a project manager while leading their own tasks to completion with minimal supervision and in good harmony with the rest of the project team. JOB FUNCTIONS:Develop overall system design using IEC/US standards, customer specifications and guidelines with minimal direction of Project Leads and Engineering Managers.Utilize Autodesk ACAD-E and other custom tools to complete drawings for control panels, power distribution single lines, conveyor layouts, and other electrical drawings as required.Apply sound engineering principles and methods to meet project goals for scalable and robust solutions.Calculate power requirements and ratings for single line diagrams and control panels.Develop and release bill of materials for panels and field devices.Support remote teams reviewing panel or layout drawings to aid manufacturing and installation functions.Troubleshoot electrical circuits, Ethernet networks, and basic plc logic.Deploy and commission complex controls solutions in customer facilities.Be able to work and meet deadlines under pressure within aggressive schedules.Learn and implement best practices for conveyor control systems including flow control, gapping, and accumulation.Collaborate with other teams within the group and / or company to identify common problems and solutions. QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering required / Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering is a Plus.3-5 years of electrical engineering experience.Knowledge of AB, Schneider, Eaton and/or Siemens electrical products.Knowledge of hardware used in material handling systems, i.e. sorters, conveyors, panel electrical components, field electrical components etc.Knowledge of NEC and NFPA and UL508A.Previous experience using AutoCAD-Electrical (ACAD-E) to create electrical drawings and schematics required.Knowledge of industrial network protocols (EthernetIP, ProfiNET, Sercos III)Familiarity with PLCs (AB, Schneider or Siemens), and VFD solutions (PowerFlex, Altivar, G1XX). Experience programming PLCs is a plus.Familiarity with Indusoft, Wonderware, FactoryTalk View and / or Ignition is a plus.Ability to travel without restrictions up to 30

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