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Electrical Project Engineer II


Des Plaines, IL 60016
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Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversityThe Electrical / Controls Engineer implements electrical projects as the Lead Engineer for an integrated system or sub-system. Engineer provides planning, reporting and management of the electrical project, in addition to technical implementation.  The Electrical Controls Engineer takes full ownership of the electrical project elements and executes (and/or delegate) individual tasks throughout the project life cycle by coordinating and forecasting electrical resources in-house and on site (may include other Electrical Project Engineers). The Engineer takes a systems approach in understanding core design features, project elements, overall electrical architecture and manages the scope, budget (OA€™s, CO€™s), schedule, maintaining internal and external customer expectations throughout the project life cycle. In this role, you will also:

- Create electrical model drawings, electrical device layout drawings, e-stop drawings, network drawings, including schematic drawings by panel. 
- Developing buyout configuration and motor calculation worksheets.  Create permit drawings. 
- Ordering control panels, electrical field devices, and electrical buyouts. 
- Setting up and testing electrical prototypes
- Developing electrical spare parts list and site readiness checklist. 
- Setting up electrical networks and Profibus, performing I/O checkout and commissioning, labeling electrical devices, creating electrical punch list for installation, and troubleshooting electrical product issues on site. 
- PLC Programming
- Provide as-built technical documentation. 


  • Bachelors degree in engineering (preferably Electrical)
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and programming of PLCs (preferably Allen-Bradley)
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50%


    • Basic knowledge of the field's standards and specifications
    • Excellent computer literacy
    • Ability to focus on important information and identify key details
    • Capability of following guidelines and ensuring efficiency on given project tasks
    • Application of basic engineering techniques to optimize design of products, parts, systems or processes
    • Clear and concise communications
    • Ability to quickly analyze, incorporate and apply new information and concepts
    • Individuals who are self-motivated and able to work with little supervision
    • Willingness to consistently take the initiative to get things done and do things before being asked by others or forced to by events.
    • Some relevant experience

      Additional Information
      • JOB ID: HRD91075
      • Category: Engineering
      • Location: 50 E Algonquin Rd,Des Plaines,Illinois,60017-5016,United States
      • Exempt