EMPLOYMENT – ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

G.W. Becker, Inc. (GWBI) is looking for an Electrical Engineer who will be responsible for designing and specifying electrical components related to electric overhead traveling cranes and hoists.

Key Responsibilities

  • Specify/source electrical components/systems for overhead traveling cranes – including: automation, motors, brakes, wiring, electrification, pendants, festooning, and any other related electrical systems 
  • Creation of schematics, drawings, and detailed bills of materials
  • Interaction with customers, co-workers and outside vendors
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems/problems 
  • May be required to make occasional field visits to review, analyze, recommend and gather information for sales proposals
  • Support sales, manufacturing and service
  • Prepare sales estimates for electrical components/systems – any of the above mentioned items
  • Work closely with both internal and external customers
  • Internal customer support: generating technical solutions in cooperation with the sales associates, assisting with order entry and production planning, working through manufacturing challenges due to engineering problems, component availability, and shop issues. 
  • External customer support: emails, telephone conversations, and site visits for the purpose of gathering information in support of an inquiry or order, equipment troubleshooting, and proposal presentations.

Competencies

  • Strong knowledge of power and control circuits for AC and DC machinery
  • Familiarity of variable frequency drive (VFD) motor control
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code
  • Knowledge of industrial and commercial wiring practices
  • Familiarity with programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Familiarity and ability to use AutoCAD
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems encountered with AC and DC power and control circuits 
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and diagrams
  • Ability to design basic control circuits for AC and DC machinery 
  • Excellent communication skills and problem solving skills required  

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-year degree in electrical engineering 
  • 1 year of electrical engineering experience required 
  • Basic PC proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite