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Electrical Project Engineer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 10/6/2021
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Permanent Full Time

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Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking an Electrical Project Engineer on behalf of our client, a manufacturer with offices in the Pittsburgh area.
Principal duties:
  • Overall design responsibility of PLC and HMI Systems and Hardware for Coil Processing Lines.
  • Selection (sizing) of Drives and other components such as transformers, Line Reactors, contactors, braking resistors, etc.
  • Power and torque calculations for Drive systems.
  • Sizing power cables and control wires, fuses, circuit breakers, etc.
  • Program / write Drive control code for position, speed, and current / torque control.
  • Tuning of above-mentioned control loops (Proportional, Integral, and Derivative gains or bandwidth method).
  • PLC and HMI programming for Coil processing machines and complete lines.
  • Engineering of E-stop, Zone control, and other safety circuits.
  • Design and component sizing/selection for other control circuits (fuses, power supplies, control relays, motor starters, etc.)
  • Operator Station and control panel layouts.
  • Creating Bills of Material.
  • Shop testing and field start-ups of Control Systems for coil processing Lines (PLC, HMI, AC and DC Drives, etc.)
  • Interaction with customers and vendors.
  • Troubleshoot problems with customers over the phone and/or remote connection to PLC, HMI, AC and DC Drives, etc.)
  • Assist internal customer service department with identifying parts needed, pricing, etc.
  • Some travel required. Approximately 15% - 25%

Job Requirements


Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Three (3) years of Electrical Engineering experience working with PLC and HMI programming and troubleshooting in an industrial environment with an OEM, Integrator, or End-User.
  • AC and DC Drive system experience (preferably Rockwell / Allen Bradley, Siemens, and Nidec / Control Techniques)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Word.
Additional (preferred but not required) skills:
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Microsoft Access and/or other database software.
  • Knowledge of computer and industrial communication networks.
  • Familiarity with National Electric Code (as applies to industrial applications), NFPA79, and UL508A.
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