Electrical Design Engineer

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Electrical Design Engineer

Electrical Engineering
  • Location: East Peoria, Illinois
  • Type: Direct
  • Job #1945
  • Salary: $120,000.00

The electrical design engineer will be primarily working on switchgear and generator control systems for their power generation units for many different industries including the military. 

They will interpret project write-ups, customer specifications, drawings, and correspondence. Develop detailed electrical designs for low & medium voltage switchgear & controls for systems that control multiple generators and parallel to one or more utility sources. Research and create Bill of Materials (BOM's).  Create AC and DC schematics, component layouts, wiring diagrams, and one-line diagrams for project submittals, construction drawings and As-built’s.  Coordinate with purchasing and suppliers to specify & approve component parts and assemblies.  

Design and implement power system control schemes including switchgear transfer control, load management control, generator control, microgrid control and SCADA system development.  Ensure designs comply with applicable codes, NFPA, NEC, and UL. Provide Engineering/Technical support to manufacturing, test and product support. Complete design reviews to check accuracy and completeness of designs.  Research and learn what new technology is available & applicable for projects.

2+ years of experience with electrical power and controls systems
Experience with low and medium voltage power systems design including grounding schemes
Experience with installation, troubleshooting, design and programming of automated control systems using PLC’s, HMI’s, PC controls, and distributed processing
Ability to read schematics and blueprints for power control and automation at a Power Systems level
Experience designing with AutoCAD
OK with 10% travel
BS in Electrical Engineering or related

Experience working with, designing tactical equipment, or mobile power units
Experience designing with AutoCAD Electrical
Knowledge of UL891, UL1558, UL Medium Voltage & UL508A 
Experience in dealing with multiple disciplines such as contractors, consultants, engineers, end users
Experience with PLC platforms and communication protocols with Modbus and Canbus

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