Contract Personnel, Inc.

Electrical Engineer / Drive Controls - Pgh # 2820

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  • Design responsibility of PLC and HMI Systems/Hardware for heavy industrial equipment.
  • PLC and HMI programming
  • Selection (sizing) of Drives and other components.
  • Sizing power cables and control wires, fuses, circuit breakers, etc.
  • Program / write drive control code for position, speed, and current control.
  • On-site commissioning and troubleshooting
  • Engineering of safety circuits.
  • Design and component sizing/selection for control circuits (fuses, power supplies, control relays, motor starters, etc.)
  • Operator Station and control panel layouts
  • Shop testing and field start-ups of Control Systems (PLC, HMI, AC and DC Drives)
  • Interaction with customers and vendorsSome travel required (Approximately 10-15%)


  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
  • Minimum 3 years PLC and HMI programming experience
  • Experience with VFD's and other types of mortor control
  • Willingness to travel when necessary
  • Trouble shooting in a heavy industrial environment AC and DC Drive system experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Prefer Electrical Engineer from Pittsburgh or surrounding areas.


  • Please forward a copy of your resume along with your contact information and availability to: