Electrical Controls Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Controls Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Antonio, United States
Salary: USD80000 - USD110000 per annum, Benefits: Yes
Start Date: 2018-05-21
Reference: 80994
Contact Name: Paul Henry
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 17, 2018 13:17

Job Description

Our Client provides high quality nondestructive examination (NDE) services, solutions, and products to the power, petroleum, chemical, and other industrial customers throughout the world.  Based in San Antonio, Texas, our Client is part of a larger group headquartered overseas.  Combining experienced personnel, innovative equipment, NDE proficiency, and proven established techniques, our Client offers a broad spectrum of state-of-art NDE services. 


Responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the electronic features of the robotics for non-destructive and decontamination activities in the Nuclear Environment. Improves and modifies existing tools and contributes to the fabrication and manufacturing of new tools. Analyzes and researches customer design proposals and specifications to determine the most efficient and cost effective operating procedure, ensuring conformance with engineering design principles and industry standards. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: includes but is not limited to the following duties.
  • Develops electromechanical products by studying customer requirements, researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods, and soliciting observations from the engineering team
  • Validates system and product capabilities and quality through feasibility testing methods, applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials
  • Prepares product reports by collecting, researching, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Creates and refines technical and mechanical part and assembly drawings, capturing design intent and documenting the key aspects necessary to accomplish the project’s manufacturing goals
  • Creates and refines complex mechanical components
  • Develops the Bill of Materials management on all projects
  • Performs Root Cause Analysis on and testing activities for inspection systems
  • Integrates mechanical and electrical components into the engineering design
  • Develops high quality engineering drawings with GD&T
  • Analyzes mechanical systems, including Finite Element analysis for structural, fatigue, thermal, vibration on engineering designs
  • Develops manufacturing drawings in accordance with applicable engineering standards
  • Interfaces with outside vendors for component selection, manufacturing, and assembly
  • Reads and interprets technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports
  • Develops heavy engineering reports to include mathematical engineering analysis
  • Produces design concepts for proposal bidding
  • Provides recommendations to the Engineering Manager in regard to retrofitting and any modifications to parts or assemblies
  • Works with the Engineering Manager, manufacturing group, and project teams to ensure that all elements of the project are integrated effectively and efficiently to meet customer demands
  • Ensures compliance with all company and statutory procedures, standards, and specifications
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in electrical engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of electrical engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong skills in math and geometry
  • Detail-oriented engineering skills
  • Experience in classic engineering calculations (statics, mechanics of materials, dynamics and fluid mechanics)
  • Self-motivated and highly organized
  • GD&T experience
  • Finite Element Analysis experience using Simulation in Solidworks
  • Solidworks Experience
  • US Citizenship
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills
  • Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Mid-level project management skills
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Adaptable to change in learning environment
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally
  • Ability to satisfy all Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) security requirements to obtain unescorted access to U.S. nuclear power plants
Desired Qualifications
  • Master's degree in electrical engineering
  • 5+ years of electrical engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working in nuclear and NDE fields
  • Experience working with underwater robotic
  • Knowledge of Cryogenics
  • Solidworks PDM skills
  • Nuclear Design Experience

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