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Staffing - Electrical Engineer I

Hickory, NC

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Location:Hickory, NC
Employee Type:Contingent
Duration:48 weeks
Pay Rate:N/A

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Date Posted:4/21/2017
Job ID:26907



Job Posting Title: Electrical Engineer

Volt is looking for an Electrical Engineer to work with our client located in Concord, NC . Our client makes glass for some of the world most useful products..

Scope of Position:

  • Position will serve as an electrical controls resource for Division Engineering.
  • Main responsibility is to function as electrical lead on project to redesign and add functionality to existing manufacturing equipment.

Job functions include:

  • Specify components (i.e. heaters, pumps, pressure and flow measurement devices) and integrate into existing system controls infrastructure
  • Obtain quotes and order components
  • Revise equipment drawings
  • Oversee assembly of prototype system with some opportunity for hands on work
  • Debug and resolve issues on system commissioning
  • Work closely with cross functional engineering team including IT, process and mechanical engineers
  • Update equipment documentation at the completion of project

Required Education:

  • BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering degree with applicable co-op and/or internship experience.
  • Required Years and Area of Experience: 2+ years minimum

Required Skills:

  • Experience integrating field devices for flow control, material handling and metering, motion control, temperature control, and associated safety systems into an overall controls package enabling a fully-functional equipment platform.
  • Familiar with electrical system design including control panel layouts, component selection, and schematics.
  • Knowledge of closed loop control systems and PID tuning.
  • Sound understanding of AC/DC electrical theory, and practical application thereof
  • Experienced in electrical system troubleshooting including low and medium voltage systems, PLCs, temperature controls safety systems, etc
  • Basic PLC controls knowledge (example: Beckhoff, Allen-Bradley, Siemens, etc.)
  • Ability to generate and interpret electrical drawings using AutoCAD

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with mechanical system troubleshooting including pneumatic controls, flow control, material handling, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of data analysis techniques using Microsoft Excel, Pi and Access
  • Knowledge of ANSI standards, NFPA and NEC applicable Electrical Codes

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):

  • Works well in a team environment, is a “self-starter” and “results oriented”.
  • Acts and makes decisions in the best interest of the team.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures of the plant.
  • Works well with other disciplines (IT, mechanical, and process engineering) to fully understand manufacturing system functionality and design requirements.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing floor or construction environment, with a strong focus on job site safety.
  • Proactive regarding safety. Seeks to identify and correct potential safety or environmental issues before they occur.

This is an estimated 12+  months position in Concord, NC and is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt is a world-class leader in the staffing services marketplace. Volt provides Contingent Staffing, Contingent-to-Hire, and Managed Service Programs to a variety of companies, including the Fortune 1000.  Volt supplies workforce design solutions in Engineering, Information Technology, Scientific, Technical/Professional and other disciplines.

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today!

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.