Electrical Designer

Schaumburg, IL 60008

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Number: Ts800959313 Compensation: $40-45 / hour

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Designer to help design electrical drawings (wiring diagrams, schematics, control panel layouts) for machinery for a large automation company.

Salary: $80,000

  • Formulate and produce complete electrical design package, which includes detailed electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics, cable routing diagrams, panel layouts, bills of materials and material requisitions, based on standard specifications and the customers’ requirements.
  • Work with the Controls Engineering Department and other groups to ensure that labor budgets and material budgets are adhered to or improved upon.
  • Specify all electrical and controls-related hardware and software and produce requisitions for material purchases.
  • Work with mechanical designers during mechanical design process to design a control system that will enable the machine to perform its intended function safely and reliably.
  • Integrate third party equipment and electronic component entry into electrical design packages. Examples include serial and network communications, hardware handshaking, opto-isolation, electrical and ultrasonic welding applications, vision systems, motion control products, transducers and signal conditioners.
  • Verify that electrical design package is complete, accurate and safe based on sound design practices and accepted standards, and that the I/O drawings meet program requirements prior to issue to shop floor.
  • Work with customers, project managers, designers, toolmakers and electricians to solve problems in order to provide the customer with a complete, functional system.
  • Work with other members of the Controls Engineering Department and other groups to continuously improve methods of integrating controls technology.
  • Provide customers with training specific to their current project (i.e. electrical hardware, machine operation, programming principles, program functionality and program structure).
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the  Code of Business Conduct.

  • BSEE degree preferred
  • 3+ years' experience in electrical control systems design, preferably in the industrial automation field.
  • Experience with AutoCAD (required) and ePlan (preferred) 
  • The ability to keep abreast of leading-edge technology is essential.


Meet Your Recruiter

Ric Delgado
Lead Technical Recruiter

Ric Delgado is a seasoned Principal Recruiter primarily focusing on the Automation Division at Sterling. With a distinguished tenure of over five years at Sterling and an impressive career spanning more than a decade in the recruiting field, Ric is a respected and accomplished professional in talent acquisition.

As a Principal Recruiter, Ric draws upon his extensive experience to excel in the Automation Division. His in-depth understanding of this dynamic industry enables him to connect talented individuals with exciting and fulfilling job opportunities expertly. Ric plays a pivotal role in helping candidates find new positions, advance in their careers, and achieve their professional goals.

Ric's passion for positively impacting individuals' lives through career advancement is the driving force behind his dedication to recruitment. He takes immense pride in his role as a professional growth and development facilitator, understanding the pivotal role a career change can play in a person's life journey.

He firmly believes in continuously updating one's skills and knowledge to stay competitive in any field. His commitment to personal and professional development not only enhances his own expertise but also positions him as a valuable resource for candidates seeking guidance in their career journeys.

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