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Electrical Engineer (Controls Engineer)

Graniteville, SC 29829

Posted: 08/17/2019 Industry: Electrical Engineer Job Number: 23798
Job description   Qualifications 
  • BS in Electrical Engineering and minimum 7 years experience in Electrical Engineering including “ hands on” PLC programming and project management
  • Experience in writing/developing/programming PLCs and controls design.
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of Industrial controls and electrical systems.
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills. Able to work independently and in team environments. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment.
  • Team player with the ability to contribute in a matrix environment and to assemble and lead cross-functional teams.

  • Experience specifying, installing, start-up and operation of A/C inverter and servo drives including Allen-Bradley, Mitsubishi, Yaskawa and Siemens.
  • Experience in Ethernet IP communications, power distribution equipment including sizing transformers, electrical feeders, and distribution gear for equipment loads from 120V up to 4160V.
  • Experience with Machine Vision Sensors and Systems.
  • Working knowledge of Industrial Robots. (FANUC, Yaskawa)
  • Working knowledge of Mitsubishi PLCs and GX-Developer software
  • Working knowledge of LabVIEW software for testing, measurement & control.
  • Experience with SAP for procurement and project cost tracking.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for electrical expertise in single/multiple areas of the plant.
  • Lead continuous improvement and corrective action activities & projects.
  • Provide technical support to internal customers.
  • Manage major projects such as New Machine installation, upgrades, etc. The Projects range from $50K to $5M.
  • Analyze project requirements, identify and address design parameters, engineering challenges and to ensure solutions are implemented accurately, timely and within budget.
  • Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure on-time delivery of projects, meeting quality standards and within budget.
  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements, for all activities, are observed and implemented.


  • Create and finalize designs to meet project scope of work and safety requirements, Bill of Materials and spare part requirements.
  • Work closely with Automation Vendors and Manage External Contractors on Installations.
  • Engineering drawing development. (Autodesk products)
  • Project/Equipment Risk Assessment & Safety Countermeasure Implementation.
  • Hardware design, PLC and HMI programming, VFDs, Servos, Control System Networking & Systems integration.
  • Specification and procurement of electrical hardware and services.
  • Machine FAT, IO check-out, Machine start-up and commissioning.

Joe Domaradski
South East Regional Manager

Joe has extensive experience in the staffing and recruiting industry. He has worked throughout the country opening up new offices and managing multiple markets. Joe is the Regional Manager for our Southeast Region (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia).

Jos is a Navy veteran that worked in the Pentagon. He is a big sports enthusiast and enjoys living near the beautiful South Florida beaches. Joe has one daughter who is currently attending college.

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