Electrical Engineer

Elgin, IL 60123

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Electrical Engineering Job Number: Js10143449 Compensation: $125000-145000 / year

Job Description

Job Title: Electrical Engineer

Location: Elgin, IL 

Target Pay Rate: $85K-$95K

The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years of experience in electrical engineering, with expertise in machinery programming, wiring installations, and electrical safety implementation. The role involves collaborating with cross-functional teams to meet project standards and support the business's operational needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Support: Collaborate with other engineers and technical disciplines to develop specifications and designs for electricians, ensuring project standards and deliverables are met.
  • Operational Support: Provide technical support for operational needs, including supplier management, parts requisitions, contractor time tracking, and asset management.
  • Compliance: Ensure key systems for base support functions remain compliant with regulations, including NEC code compliance and electrical safety standards.
  • Remote Facilities: Assist in supporting remote facilities as required, with anticipated travel of 10-20%.
  • On-call Support: Provide on-call, second-level support to electricians during 2nd and occasional 3rd shifts as needed.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with food safety and quality standards, including reporting of issues to management.
  • Collaborate with team members to develop jointly supported standards for the organization.
  • Continuously enhance technical and professional competencies.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Five plus years of machinery programming experience.
  • Hands-On wiring installations and familiarity with NEC code compliance.
  • Safely troubleshooting electrical circuits.
  • Experience with electrical safety implementation and maintenance.
  • Knowledge in the food/nut industry is highly preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficiency in Rockwell Logix Family Programming.
  • Ability to interpret schematics.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Basic Network Design skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting abilities.
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude.
  • Outstanding communication skills.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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