Electrical Controls Engineer


Responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining electrical control systems for all custom industrial deburring, parts washing, metal finishing machines and panel building equipment. They will be part of designing machine, wring up the machine, troubleshooting machine, inspect machine Works on multiple equipment projects at the same time and is responsible for all electrical – related aspects of each project, from initial electrical design to installation and commissioning. Will use SolidWorks electrical software to model various electrical components, enclosures, panel layouts and wiring schematics as needed for new designs and re-design of existing machines. Works with various customer-submitted industrial equipment specifications as they relate to the electrical portion of the equipment order, write programmable logic controller (PLC) programs along with programs for operator touch screens that are used in the machines, inspect the electrical portion of used equipment that is returned for rebuild, confer with vendors and work with purchasing to specify electrical components needed for projects, and work with customers during equipment build and commissioning. Travel every other month at most. Involved in some commissioning from time to time.


Schematic, Troubleshooting, Electrical, plc programming, panel building, autocad electrical, design, wiring

Top Skills Details:

Schematic,Troubleshooting,Electrical,plc programming,panel building,autocad electrical,design,wiring

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

- 3+ years of Solidworks, prefer Solidworks Electrical - 3+ years of PLC Programming/Troubleshooting - 3+ years reading/writing schematics for electrical controls and assemblies - EE or Associates in Automation/Robotics or years of experience - Knowledge of UL, ULC, CE, CSA, NEC, NFPA requirements - Any amount of wiring and panel building

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

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Full time
Albert Lea, MN, US