Electrical & Automation Engineer

Contractual | 12 months |
Jefferson, WI, Wisconsin, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 617-2673

Title:   Electrical & Automation Engineer
Location:   WI - Jefferson - Factory
Duration: 12 months

Job Description:   

  • This is an onsite Electrical & Automation Engineer to support the Jefferson expansion project.
  • The team is looking for an E&A Engineer with Process/Food manufacturing construction project experience, i.e. startup & commissioning of new production lines (MUST HAVE).


  • The E&A Engineer will support scoping, engineering and design execution, and implementation of electrical, controls, and automation engineering for capital projects.  
  • The E&A engineer will provide oversight of engineering and design execution by Client and 3rd party resources, and the engineer will provide technical support to Client Engineering (NPE), the Factory engineering team, and the local Project Management Organization (PMO) engineering team, in support of the execution of capital projects.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  1. Lead electrical, controls, and automation engineering and design for Capital Projects, working with a cross-functional team of engineers that includes Corporate Engineering (NPE), Factory Engineering, and 3rd party engineering and design Consultants.
  2. Lead the execution of electrical, controls, and automation engineering and design deliverables, including power distribution single-line diagrams, network topology diagrams, control panel layouts with Bill of Material and schematic wiring diagrams, safety logic tables used during safety validation, Division 26 and 27 construction specifications, and development of construction and integrator scopes of work.   
  3. Develop Capital Project scopes of work, support the creation of engineering and design project schedules from engineering through commissioning, and create requests for proposal (RFP) for Capital Project engineering and design services for the electrical, controls, automation, and integration scopes of work.
  4. Provide oversight and technical support for the creation of project engineering and design deliverables being executed by Factory engineering, local Project teams, and 3rd party engineering and design consultants and contractors.
  5. Support responses to consultant and contractor requests for information (RFI’s) during engineering, construction and commissioning. Provide engineering support to the construction team during construction closeout activities and commissioning activities.
  6. Provide technical coaching and training of Factory engineering resources, local PMO engineering resources, and 3rd party consultants on the NPE project execution and electrical and automation requirements.
  7. Support the review and approval of project approval drawings and participate in Factory Acceptance Tests.  Verify that the proposals, approval drawings and equipment meet the requirements of the technical specifications and the overall intent of the design.
  8. Maintain working knowledge of Client Engineering ways of working and engineering and design standards and guidelines.

Basic Qualification (Minimum):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field AND 5+ years of experience with control systems design in a food, beverage, or industrial manufacturing environment, including startup & commissioning of new production lines (MUST HAVE). OR
  • Associate's Degree in Engineering or related field AND 7+ years of experience with control systems design in a food, beverage or industrial manufacturing environment, including startup & commissioning of new production lines (MUST HAVE).



  • Work Autonomously
  • Strong Communication/Writing Capabilities 
  • Competency in PLC (Rockwell Automation, Modicon) and PC-Based -HMI/SCADA (iFIX and Ignition) design, programming, and implementation
  • Competency in Safety Instrumented System design, programming, and validation
  • Competency in PC operating systems and Industrial Networking
  • Competency in using Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team of engineers, operations, and maintenance team members
  • Ability to read and interpret control schematics, wiring diagrams, power distribution single-line diagrams


  • Working knowledge of Electrical Safety and Hazardous Energy Control Procedures (HECP)
  • Working knowledge of NFPA 70 (National Electric Code), electrical installation and wiring practices


  • Familiarity with machine risk assessments
  • Familiarity with power distribution 
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, Adobe Acrobat
  • Competency in Siemens PLC design, programming, and implementation


  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs. Requires daily walking through a construction site
  • Steel toe shoes are required, and to be provided by the worker at their own expense (job requirement)

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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