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  • Job reference: RMS0183421

Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Wisconsin
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/08/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/09/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
**For this position our primary skill set requirement is to find somebody that can do AutoCad Electrical Wiring Diagrams.**

JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE: Under the direction & supervision of the Group Leader the Senior Drafting Designer is a part of Sales-Engineered Drives Engineering.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare, in close association with the responsible design engineering department, work scope definition, and detailed schematics to satisfy requirements and conditions of assigned contracts. Assist senior staff in drafting related functions and provide leadership and direction to less experienced staff. Assist with upgrade and maintenance of existing MVD product documentation.

Establish design criteria following standard practices, precedents and reference sources to accomplish design intent. Perform complex mathematical calculations, prepare sketches, drawings and reference notes to support final contract drawings.

Provide advice and guidance to supporting drafters regarding such factors as technical details, standards, quality and related problems. As lead person for assigned projects, attend meetings and provide technical advice, scheduling information, cost estimates and drawing/document control information.

Select most appropriate drafting equipment such as computer aided design equipment, related hardware/software or mechanical drafting equipment to produce drawings in accordance with departmental procedures. Coordinate activities with other groups.

Review drawings of suppliers and supporting drafting personnel for conformance to customer specifications, approved practices, and standards and codes governing specific phases of work. Independently resolve complex problems, investigate non-conformances and recommend solutions.

Assemble, check, obtain approval and distribute contract drawings as established in task assignment details. Interact with related groups as directed by contract instructions to transmit drawings, requisitions or related material in fulfilling specified contract requirements.

Propose ways to increase effectiveness of drafting operations, such as introducing new technologies or modifying established practices and procedures.

Technical Skill Requirements:

* Knowledge of Medium Voltage equipment design practices
* Exposure to mechanical packaging and industrial wiring procedures and standards.
* Knowledge of engineering configuration management workflows
* Usage of AutoCad Electrical, Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Professional
* Prepare Custom Schematics for Customer Orders.
* Prepare Production Assist files for use on production floor.
* Maintain Wire and Component Label List
* Create Custom Wire Table and Electrical Components Lists for customer orders
* Publish and Release all files when approved by Engineering.
* Maintain electrical drawings archive and AutoCAD Electrical custom symbol library.
* Assist Engineers as requested.
* Prepare any needed Electrical Drafting as requested.
* Maintain Master Schematics for ACS2000 4kV product line.
* Prepare Schematics and other documents as requested.
* Prepare and Maintain testing Infrastructure documentation.
* Prepare and Maintain Test Equipment Documentation.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Associate's Degree in engineering or related field plus 5 to 9 years of experience, or a special combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated accomplishments.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Company:
Power and Automation Copany

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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