ELECTRICAL CONTROLS ENGINEER – CHICAGO, IL in Chicago, IL at Delta Construction Partners

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

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Delta Construction Partners is a national executive search firm for the nation’s premier electrical contractors and industry professionals. Delta has been retained by a confidential client to conduct a search for the position of Electrical Controls Engineer in Chicago, IL

Electrical Controls Engineer Compensation & Benefits

Total compensation for the Electrical Controls Engineer in Chicago, IL is between $75,000 and $115,000 depending on experience, and may be more than this range for candidates with exceptional experience and successful history of performance.

  • International and National presence
  • Competitive salary
  • Large corporation with a family atmosphere
  • Experiencing growth – moving into new office space
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Large International clientele

Electrical Controls Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development of controls hardware and programming; along
  • Integrating with customers’ existing ammonia refrigeration systems
  • Expert on ammonia refrigeration and Thermal systems, specifically system design, mechanical and electrical control architecture, and operating requirements
  • Required to visit prospective customer sites to survey existing ammonia refrigeration systems to develop a controls integration strategy, design specifications, and estimate cost for the installation
  • Manage the execution of the final design and installation, which will be performed by qualified refrigeration contractors 
  • Work with engineering team to develop refrigeration load models using the characteristics of a customer’s refrigeration system to forecast potential energy savings from company’s EMS technology. 
  • Coordinate controls hardware and programming with the Controls and Software Development teams to ensure seamless integration
  • Work with the Sales and Construction (Operation) teams to manage the critical milestones for sales installations

Electrical Controls Engineer Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience with Ammonia refrigeration systems; specifically, industrial ammonia refrigeration with budgets between $100K-$5M
  • Bachelors of Science Electrical Engineering
  • Proficient in Controls, Programming and Power construction
  • Familiar with mechanical and electrical design elements of Ammonia refrigeration systems
  • Refrigeration controls system design or product development OR refrigeration equipment system design or product development
  • Programming and/or Allen Beady and Siemen PLC (programmable logic controller) experience is required.
  • Project management experience; especially managing contractors
  • Experience with Microsoft or another project management tools a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (English, bi-lingual in French is a plus)
  • BSEE preferred, or other degree plus specific relevant experience
  • Essential business skills: working with minimal supervision; effective time management; strong verbal and written communication
  • Available to travel up to 30% of the time
  • Able to legally work in the United States; pass a criminal background check; pass a drug test

Please forward your resume to Chelsea@deltaconstructionpartners.com for immediate consideration, or call (727) 258-0265 for more information.

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