Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA Posted Date: June 9, 2017
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Job Purpose:

  • Provides technical support for design, specifications and technical projects.


  • Work in multi-disciplinary project teams, or independently to provide technical support in area of expertise.
  • Develop electrical system design solutions based on engineering principles and be involved in the presentation and implementation of the solution to end customer.
  • Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
  • Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team.
  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed.
  • Interpret client requirements, identify and address design parameters and engineering problems and ensure solutions are implemented accurately and within budget.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical trouble shooting with Allen Bradley and Siemen Systems.
  • Create and finalize designs to meet project requirements.
  • Create accurate Bill of Materials, drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Define equipment and parts from external suppliers.
  • Interact with external vendors regarding drawings, pricing, negotiations, delivery, etc.
  • Conduct cost estimation.
  • Project Management: oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of projects, expected quality, and allotted budget.
  • Electrical design of customized solutions including motor sizing, pneumatic / electro-pneumatic/and electrical routing.
  • Support manufacturing, build and validate systems.
  • Create documentation, update as-builds and engineering file documentation at locations.
  • Maintain accurate records and files according to quality standard.
  • Commission customized products and systems onsite and at customer facilities.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Strong fundamental knowledge of electrical design and its application in automation industrial designs including specification of motors, gear, electrical systems, pneumatics and hydraulic systems.
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, able to work independently or in team environment.
  • Efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals.
  • Proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment.
  • Travel as required to support several plant locations in USA and Canada.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar related degree).
  • 5-10 years related job experience.
  • Must have/or able to acquire a Passport.
  • Note:  This position can be in located in Toledo, OH, Lavonia, GA, Bracebridge Canada or Pittsburgh, PA

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