Electrical Engineer

Houston, TX 77086

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Electrical Engineering Job Number: Ca772474522 Compensation: $80000-85000 / year

Job Description

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Title: Electrical Engineer

Location: Houston, TX 77086

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:

  • 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 of products. 
  • 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, 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.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology. 
  • 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

Sabrina Herrera

Sabrina Herrera is a seasoned Technical Recruiter with a knack for establishing genuine connections with candidates and continuously expanding her expertise in various roles and industries. With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and an impressive 15-year journey in the recruiting arena, Sabrina has become a respected figure in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter, Sabrina's ability to build strong relationships with candidates sets her apart. She values the opportunity to understand each individual's unique strengths, aspirations, and career goals, ensuring she can guide them toward the most suitable and fulfilling opportunities.

Having spent 15 years in the recruiting domain, Sabrina's experience spans diverse industries and roles. She embraces the challenges of exploring new fields, consistently striving to expand her knowledge and expertise. Her dedication to continuous learning allows her to stay at the forefront of emerging trends and best practices in the recruitment landscape.

Sabrina advises fellow professionals to cultivate a curious mindset and actively seek new challenges and projects that push the boundaries of their abilities. Embracing the unknown and venturing into uncharted territories can lead to personal and professional growth, ultimately elevating one's effectiveness in the field of recruitment.

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