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Automation Controls Electrical Engineer

Chipton-Ross is seeking an Automation Controls Electrical Engineer for an opportunity in Los Angeles HQ

The Automation Team serves to support the development, manufacturing, and installation of Client systems globally. The team specifies, designs, procures, and fabricates a wide variety of automated manufacturing and assembly/installation equipment. The Electrical Engineer is an integral member of the Automation Team who provides expertise and capability in electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic design to enable the success of departmental projects.


The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for owning the electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic aspects of various automation and machine control projects. These may vary from small R&D tasks to large scale production equipment. The Electrical Engineer will work with internal customers to define the needs and specifications for their projects. These projects will generally be interdisciplinary, and the engineer will work with other members of the Automation Team (software, mechanical, and applications engineers) to deliver an integrated and functional solution.

Responsibilities include:
-Developing, testing, installing, and integrating electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic solutions related to high speed custom automation, machine vision, feedback systems, and robotics.
-Working with internal customers to define functional and safety requirements
-Working with interdisciplinary teams on mechanical and software integration
-Working with electrical contractors and 3rd party integrators to deliver fully integrated solutions.
-Debugging and optimizing automated processes.
-Auditing internal and 3rd party equipment for electrical design compliance
-Creating interconnection diagrams/spreadsheets for field technicians.
-Supporting equipment deployment at Client One facilities and vendor facilities as needed


The candidate must be an experienced engineer with demonstrated talent and capability in electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic system design. He or she must be able to show a track record of successful industrial machine controls and automation design and implementation.

"He or she must be an excellent communicator, and thrive in a high-energy, quick-moving, and interdisciplinary workplace.
"Comfortable working cross-functionally"

-Have an excellent understanding of NFPA-79, ISO-13849, UL508A and OSHA standards.
-Have experience designing professional schematics (electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic) in AutoCAD electrical.
-Have experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC's.
-Have experience with Servo's, VFD's and motion controls.
-Have excellent troubleshooting skills.
-Proficiency with process integration and electromechanical systems.
-Have experience with a wide variety of industrial sensors and production equipment.

-BS in electrical engineering.
-5+ years of experience as a hands-on controls engineer, designing industrial controls equipment.
-Have experience with industrial robots. (Fanuc, Kuka, Motoman)
-Experience with vision systems. (Cognex, Keyence)
-Have experience with safety PLC's
-Is proficient in ladder logic.

Accredited Bachelor's Degree

40 hours per week
Job Number: 179631
Job Location: Los Angeles,
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 1-3 months
Input Date: 05/30/2019
Last Updated: 12/11/2019
Attention: Christophor Long
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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