Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Piqua, Ohio
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #452

Pay: $100,000-$120,000/year + Great Benefits!
Location: Piqua, Ohio

Job Overview:
Designs, programs, and troubleshoots systems of electrical and hydraulic controls for custom-designed equipment such as hydraulic compression molding machines, polymer dewatering, and drying machines, and oilseed machines by performing the following duties.

Key Responsibilites: 

  • Discusses project with Project Manager to review scope of supply and functional specifications of equipment.
  • Diagrams logic system for functions such as sequence and timing control using computer assisted engineering and design software.
  • Designs arrangements of linkage of conductors, relays, PLC’s, flow valves and other components of electrical, electronic, and hydraulic devices using computer assisted engineering and design software.
  • Designs interface system, including pushbuttons, switches, and Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) displays using computer assisted engineering and design software.
  • Develops Bill of Materials for scope of supply required on the project.
  • Confers with Assembly Team Electrical Assemblers and Wirers to resolve problems regarding building of control systems.
  • Reviews schematics and control configurations with customer’s representatives to answer questions.
  • Observes operation during trial run of programmed machine and equipment operation to verify that electrical signals in system conform to specifications.
  • Designs controls for optimizing operator interface with existing plant control systems.
  • Resolves (debugs) control issues such as hydraulic/electrical interface faults/errors.
  • Follows all ISO 9001 Quality Procedures and Work Instructions.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (B.S.E.E.) from four-year college or university and a minimum of five years of related experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, ladder logic, electrical and hydraulic schematics, and PLC programming instructions.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to speak and understand the English language fluently.
  • Ability to write proposals and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Willingness to travel to customer locations, generally 10-15% of the time, but rarely would exceed 30% of the time.
  • Knowledgeable in computer-assisted engineering and design software and PLC’s.
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