Electrical Engineer

Houston, TX 77086

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Electrical Engineering Job Number: Ca403039418 Compensation: $85000-95000 / year

Job Description

Title: Electrical Engineer

Location: Houston, TX

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • Calculate wire sizes/overload protection for any model crane up to 800 volts D.C. and up to 4160 volts A.C. from schematics or other information provided by customer specifications by using appropriate electrical codes and appropriate standards.
  • Participate in resolving manufacturing problems (shop or field) by working with other engineers and service technicians, along with persons in other departments, to research and define problems, research, and prepare solutions by properly communicating with the necessary personnel.
  • Prepare single line diagrams/panel layouts and interconnect drawings by using schematics or information provided by customer.
  • Size and specify selected purchase components/BOMs by reviewing standards, vendor information and by utilizing knowledge ofproducts.
  • Provide input to design improvements by providing information to the chief engineer that shows improved functions and/or cost reduction.
  • Modify/improve existing circuit designs due to field problems, material obsolescence, or other reasons as defined by managers and customers.
  • Design electrical controls for motors and drives, etc. by utilizing knowledge of product, applicable electrical codes and clearances, Konecranes Electrical Standards and by working with mechanical engineering and manufacturing when necessary.
  • Develop connection/cable diagrams, and general arrangement drawings by utilizing knowledge of products, applicable electrical codes,  Electrical Standards.
  • Be able to travel to sites to attend meetings or trouble shoot a control system if a major problem occurs.

  • Must have BSEE or BSEET
  • 3 to 5 years of electrical engineering/drafting experience (AutoCAD 2016 or Zuken E3), PLC and HMI programming experience, and experience in setting up variable frequency drives preferred. Rockwell, Siemens or Danfoss PLC/VFD programming experience preferred.
  • Knowledgeable with using and applying the NEC electrical code

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. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Ally Boushley

Ally Boushley is a seasoned Technical Recruiter specializing in the Commercial Division, boasting a remarkable 8-year career in the dynamic realm of recruitment. Ally's passion for matchmaking candidates with the perfect roles and her knack for uncovering rare talents make her a respected figure in the talent acquisition landscape.

As a Technical Recruiter, Ally's profound understanding of industry intricacies within the Commercial Division allows her to excel in her craft. Her expertise bridges the gap between candidates and clients and positions her as a strategic partner in shaping their success stories.

Ally's true joy in recruiting comes from her ability to be a talent matchmaker. She revels in the thrill of finding elusive "purple squirrel" candidates with rare and exceptional skills that perfectly align with niche job requirements. Exploring new industries, discovering unique companies, and learning about diverse skill sets fuels her passion. For Ally, knowledge is power, and she actively seeks opportunities to expand her understanding of the ever-evolving recruitment landscape.

Her advice to job seekers is simple yet profound: Always take the interview. Ally understands that every interview holds the potential to lead to unexpected opportunities or connections that can positively change one's career trajectory. She encourages candidates to approach each interview as a valuable learning experience and a chance to meet influential individuals who may shape their future.

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