EE19006 - Control Engineer - Global Drives

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
Closing Date: 4/5/2019
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry.
Job Description Job # EE19006
Job Title Control Engineer      Office Location Roanoke, VA
Business/Department Global Drives     Sales Territory, if applicable 

General Role Description
Provide hardware and software design for drive, motor, and control solutions for the Global Drives industries that meet client needs and fulfill project requirements.

Role Accountabilities
  • Interpret client specifications and apply industry codes and standards to all products supplied to meet project requirements
  • Create equipment specifications, bills of materials, and drawings, utilizing Company approved tools, that accurately reflect each project’s equipment and product needs to ensure a design that meets project requirements and quality standards
  • Requisition equipment using the Company’s ERP system
  • Track all revisions to the specifications and drawings, complying with established change control procedures
  • Edit project drawings to reflect preliminary, manufacturing, as shipped, and final “As-Installed” configurations
  • Update the project drawings as needed in support of site commissioning activities
  • Develop project documentation in accordance with design standards and project requirements
  • Control document distribution, and archiving using established document control procedures
  • Interpret and implement software project design requirements in collaboration with the project team and client
  • Build control system software files as needed for products supplied with a project
  • Develop and document software interfaces to client and third-party systems
  • Perform system test and simulation to ensure quality functionality
  • Provide technical support during client witness of system test as needed
  • Provide technical support to commissioning engineers and clients during system installation
  • Develop engineering standards and engineering practices as assigned that contribute to the development of the Company’s engineering automation tools to improve productivity, increase quality, and reduce cost of hardware design
  • Communicate and interact with mechanical OEM and client engineers. to support project communication requirements

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or mechatronics engineering or related field, or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • 2 years’ experience in control system engineering
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Windows experience, including navigating directories and working with networked file systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of AutoCAD, Visio, or equivalent drawing tool
  • Demonstrated success as contributing member in project team
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Availability to travel domestically, 10%, and internationally, 5%, sometimes with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years of design experience, specializing in motor drive design, circuit design and/or control panel design
  • Electrical hardware design experience.
  • Exposure to electrical panel design, wiring and build
  • Familiarity with industrial PLC and associated I/O
  • Familiarity with industrial panel manufacturing and commissioning practices
  • Proficiency in Visio 2003 Drawing Tools
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Familiarity with Visual Basic programming or equivalent

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application, but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
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