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ATS Company:  PA Solutions
Requisition ID:  3844

Warren, MI, US, 48091

Date:  Sep 10, 2021

Project Engineer - Electrical Design

Long Description


Must be able to work in a professional engineering team-based environment. Engineering teams are responsible for the design and integration of control systems for customer applications and processes. Duties may include and are not limited to leading a team in wiring diagram design and providing technical consultation. Team members have the opportunity to learn new skills and to work in a very rewarding and fast-paced environment that varies from customer to customer.


    Project documentation
    Customer/supplier meetings and presentations
    Training employees on customer/project standards
    Plan to execute work within established budgets
    Report metrics regularly
    Forecast time/resources to complete remaining work  
    Supervise activities of functionally assigned personnel
    Execute, supervise, and verify all work performed is according to area and customer specifications and expectations
    Apply special knowledge of automation, controls, and robotics where applicable
    Travel to customer sites as necessary for customer meetings, addressing electrical problems, or performing field checks

Technical Skills

Understand the Electrical, pneumatic and water schematics for, and complete the integration of, industrial automation systems, including:

    Ability to read, understand and apply customer specifications and standards
    System and component layouts
    Determine I/O needs from mechanical switch layouts
    Utilize process information from sequence of operation and timing charts
    Design and configure cable layouts and interconnection diagrams
    Pneumatic design concepts
    Design power distribution
    Design of magnetic wiring circuits
    Design robot interface diagrams
    Design network diagrams
    Design I/O card diagrams
    Verify and update component tagging and labeling
    Use and verify cable charts and receptacle pinout diagrams
    Ability to check your and others work
    Wire gauge specifications and colors
    Research and apply information from product data sheets
    Cable and cable tray routing
    Can properly apply document revisions and levels
    Prepare wiring diagrams for customer release
    Interface with in-house engineering staff
    Communicate with vendors for technical information and specifications
    Verify wiring diagrams with components in the field
    Produce documentation, calculations, and presentations

Education and Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree in a controls related field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent)
    Three to seven years of applicable experience, that includes design of wiring diagrams for industrial controls equipment. Must have knowledge of multiple customer platforms.
    Experience that includes complete knowledge of all aspects of design to production, including software design and commissioning.

Health & Safety

Employee Responsibilities for Health, Safety and Environment include:

    Work in compliance with divisional health, safety, and environmental procedures
    Refrain from removing or altering safety devices or guarding unless hazardous energies are controlled through lockout-tagout methods
    Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts 
    Report defect in any equipment or protective device
    Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned tasks
    Attend all required health, safety, and environmental training
    Report any accidents/incidents to supervisor
    Assist in investigating accidents/incidents
    Refrain from engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running, or rough and boisterous conduct

Nearest Major Market: Warren
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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