• Electrical Controls Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    US-MO-Kansas City
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Automation and Controls is sourcing candidates for a future need for Electrical Control Engineers to join our team in Kansas City, MO

    This position will report directly to the Senior Project Manager.



    U.S. Only: Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required


    Sourcing Electrical Control Engineer candidates for a future need in Kansas City, MO who are very knowledgeable of the automation and controls in the manufacturing industry. The successful candidate must be able to perform design from start to finish, engineering and field start up responsibilities for System Integration in the Electrical Controls industry. In addition, proven trouble shooting skills are necessary.  These are the technology requirements for this role:


    • RSLogix 5, 5000
    • RS Networx for DeviceNet, ControlNet, EtherNet IP
    • DriveExecutive, DriveExplorer
    • PanelBuilder PDS, 1400e, 32
    • RSView Studio
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Ford NextGen standards – knowledge preferred
    • GM G12 standards – knowledge preferred

    Skills / Qualifications

    • AS, BSEE, BSEET, or technical degree
    • 3 – 5 years of industry experience including control panel and circuit design
    • Review projects including quotes, job specifications and resolve any quote to job specifications differences
    • System Architecture including non-standard material and control panel power requirements/distribution
    • Review specifications and standard practices – inclusive of the internal hardwired and logic standards, general specifications and scope of work
    • Design requirements which include establishing non-standard designs, generating system map layouts, generating a sequence of operations, reviewing cycle time, studies and dimension switch layouts, generation of design packages, design logic, enter logic, and the design of Smart Displays
    • Material responsibility includes advance material order, specifying Mod Box material, specifying Panel material, writing Mod Box EBMs and writing panel material EBMs
    • Assisting with installation
    • Debugging with no additional support
    • Launch and Standby
    • AS Builts
    • Ability to work independently and in a team atmosphere

    Physical Requirements:

    • Able to climb a 2 story ladder
    • Can walk a mile in 20 minutes
    • Be able to cover, on foot, a reasonable distance on a job site
    • Able to lift up to 30 lbs without difficulty
    • All of the above items to be accomplished while carrying a laptop computer


    CEC Controls is a Wood Automation and Controls company

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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