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Electrical and Controls Automation Drafter

Reference Number: SRTXEA1333

Electrical and Controls Automation Drafter
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Irving, TX
duration  8.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Healthcare
Job Description

Job Description

Job Summary:

The candidate will work for the Controls Engineering Department at the client Logistics business unit.
The client Logistics designs, installs, tests and commissions baggage handling systems (BHS) for domestic airports.
The BHS is critical to air travel safety and airport/airline profitability.
Each BHS is a customized solution optimized for the location, purpose and bag traffic.
The solution must have safety, value, dependability, maintainability, efficiency and sustainability.

Position Overview

We currently have an opening for a controls drafter. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic background and be able to apply the knowledge learned in engineering schools to solve problems and suggest innovative solutions.
The successful candidates will collaborate with experienced engineers as a part of project team and learn the intricacies of Automated Baggage and Material Handling Systems.

Major Responsibilities: Responsibilities

Working in a Matrix organization and reporting to the Engineering Manager and under the direction of the Controls Engineering Leads, the candidate will have to take part in design and development, of automated Baggage and Material Handling systems.
Aids in the design of systems that integrate electrical hardware and software. Assists in schematic preparation and proper follow-up. Provides assistance in recommending ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction

Typical activities include:

Electrical Schematics & Panel Design (Controls Panel Design, Power Distribution Panel Design, Control Architecture, Network drawings, Components Layout) using AutoCad or AutoCad Electrical

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.:

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

The position minimum requirements are:

Associate Degree in Electrical / Controls / Automation / Robotics / Instrumentation Engineering/CAD Technology or drafting
2 years’ experience using AutoCad or AutoCad Electrical
Fluent in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access) and Windows operating systems
Strong command of English Language both written and verbal is a must

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

The following are preferred capabilities:

Five years’ experience designing industrial machinery or systems.
High level of AutoCad skills,
Experience with conveyor systems distributed controls design.
Understanding of Electrical code including but not limited to NFPA70 (NEC), NFPA79 and UL508A
Familiar with PLC hardware such as Allen Bradley and the client .
Electrical control components selection for panel design
Attention to details
High performer

Note :

1st shift
2 Years’ experience with industrial panel design (UL508A)
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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