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.


  • 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  


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