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Electrical Engineer

Buffalo, New York, United States
November 30, 2016

Electrical Engineer

Our client, an Engineered to Order manufacturer in the Buffalo, NY region is searching for a highly qualified Electrical Engineer for their growing organization. This is an opportunity to join a leading designer and international manufacturer serving world class companies across the globe!

REPORTING TO: Electrical Engineering Supervisor

OBJECTIVE: Provide electrical engineering & design support with an emphasis on power ( equipment / machine) in an OEM environment.


• Design and implement three phase power control circuits at line voltages up to 600 VAC with connected loads as high as 3 MVA.

• Design SCR power control circuits for electrical heating systems.

• Design and implement electrical controls and instrumentation for the company’s products and systems used in industrial applications.

• Work with modular power control centers, industrial circuit breakers, and transformers.

• Utilize Solidworks Electrical or AutoCAD Electrical to generate electrical schematics, panel layouts and single line drawings for construction and installation of custom capital equipment and systems.

• Analyze system component requirements and prepare specs for purchase of suitable material and equipment.

• Ensure electrical designs meet requirements for UL508A, NFPA 79 and NEC or CE standards as required.

• Perform various detailed calculations to properly size and select components such as wire, fusing, transformers, power controllers, circuit breakers including thermal power dissipation for enclosure selection.

• Work with Piping & Instrument Diagrams to develop I/O list, BOM, and schematics used to build thermal processing equipment controls.

• Work closely with manufacturing and operations staffs to insure documentation and testing activities are performed in compliance with specs, codes, and customer requirements.

• Layout proper control and power cubicle configurations.

• Manage your assigned projects to ensure they are completed according to customer specifications, within budget, and on-time.

• Must be able to travel for system start-up and troubleshooting, both domestic and abroad.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

• 5-10 years’ experience minimum, higher experience preferred.

• Must possess knowledge of electrical engineering design fundamentals, along with experience in electrical design. (Experience with Solidworks Electrical or AutoCAD Electrical preferred.)

• Must possess working knowledge of automation controls including practical understanding of mechanical systems, motion, gas handling, gas flow, pressure, stress, temperature, combustion control systems and various analyzing instrumentation.

• Must possess the ability to read electrical schematics and P & ID’s.

• Must be familiar with NEC & ISA standards and symbology, with knowledge of IEEE & CE standards a plus.

• Field Service or start-up experience is a plus.

• Up to 15% travel required-both domestic & international


• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and climb or balance. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit.


• Salary for this direct hire position will be commensurate with experience and will include a competitive benefits package, paid holidays and vacation, room for growth, etc.


• Interested and qualified candidates should submit a Word formatted resume, employment references, and salary history for immediate consideration.

• Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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