Project Engineer

Project Engineer

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Working as a Project Engineer, interacts with manufacturing, R&D, fabrication, and other multidisciplinary functions within the organization in addition to internal and external customers in order to develop the engineering information package to enable the manufacturing plant to provide the ABB Equipment that fulfill customer needs in Electrification Distribution Solution, US.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, need to provide direction and assistance to factory functions in order to clarify engineering information and support. In this role you will work within defined parameters, regulations and quality standards to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Your responsibilities

  • Share appropriate engineering information through open dialogue with other functions in factory and abroad
  • Execute assigned orders to ensure a high degree of accuracy and on time delivery of engineering drawings and documentation. Manage workload to provide quick turn around on revise and resubmit requests
  • Create and support technical documentation for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies, standards and procedures
  • Configure and manage BOMs, technical specifications sheets and engineering drawings. Suggest design optimization concepts to increase order margin
  • Provide technical support across the whole order lifespan (quoting, engineering/design, manufacturing, post shipment stages) as required
  • Respond to factory floor requests with a high sense of urgency by meeting with production team on factory floor, driving technical solutions, generating updated drawings and/or bill of materials, etc
  • Participate in the investigation of technical problems and the establishment of procedures and corrective actions to avoid recurrences
  • Complete on a timely basis all data entry including labor vouchering, required job milestone dates (drawing submittal, BOM release, etc.)
  • Contribute to lessons learned by capturing mistakes and communicating to responsible parties to drive continuous improvement
  • Embrace Engineering tools to drive efficiency and accuracy by providing feedback and contributing to testing of new tool features
  • Collaborate with upper leadership to create engineering documentation, standards and best practices
  • Interacts with customers, officials, contractors, and others. Attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments
  • Perform other local tasks as required

Your background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical-Electrical, Electrical or any Engineering degree related to control boards or electrical distribution products with 2 or more years of experience, preferably in a Manufacturing or Engineering environment.
  • 5 or more years of experience with electrical distribution equipment preferred.
  • 5 or more years of experience interpreting or creating one-line diagrams and electrical schematics.
  • Familiarization with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC).
  • Working knowledge of IEEE and ANSI standards relating to switchgear, switchboards, and/or motor control centers.
  • Computer skills in MS Office and experience with design tools such as CREO, AutoCAD, etc.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

ABB's Distribution Solutions Division provides utility, industrial and commercial customers with safe, smart and sustainable technologies for the distribution of electricity. With ABB AbilityTM enabled digital solutions at its core, our extensive portfolio includes distribution automation products, switching, limiting, measuring and sensing devices, switchgear, modular substation packages, and related services.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

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ABB Group
Full time
Salary Range
$59,000.00 - 83,000.00
per Year
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Mebane, NC 27302, US
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