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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 a Controls Engineer on behalf of our client, a manufacturer with offices in the Pittsburgh area.
  • Overall project technical responsibility and coordination. Larger projects (above $300K), this position would include a senior role as a lead engineer.
  • Software Design and functional description writing for the various systems.  
  • Technical purchasing specification and requisition writing
  • Fabrication and panel inspections
  • Attend customer technical meetings
  • Develop and maintain project work schedules
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports
  • Must have initiative. Will work independently and collectively.  
  • Must possess a strong desire to learn and build technical knowledge.
  • Domestic and international travel is required including potential for longer duration travel associated with startup/commissioning duties.  
  • Must be physically capable to perform required activities associated with onsite work

Job Requirements


Education & Experience:
  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or Automation Engineering preferred. Experienced Automation Technologists will be considered.
  • NFPA 86 guidelines with regard to electrical design requirements.
  • Minimum three (3) years' experience with Rockwell ControlLogix PLC and HMI systems for automated machine control. Experience with Siemens S7 PLC and VFD equipment.
  • Must have field checkout and startup experience in an industrial environment, preferably with combustion and material handling equipment.
  • Skilled in the use of the following software: RSLogix, RSView, Wonderware, Siemens Step 7.
  • Familiar with electronic interface systems such as Ethernet, Device Net, and Profibus between PLC systems, VFD and MCC equipment, and HMI computers.
  • A self-starter capable of working independently, as well as within a multi-disciplined project team environment.
  • Must have good skills in maintaining vendor and customer relationships. 
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to become hands on involved when needed. 
  • Strong communication, organizing, planning, and inter-personal skills.
  • Willing and able to travel for commissioning both domestically and internationally. 
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft office products
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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