Controls Hardware Designer

Farmington Hills, MI

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: Engineering Job Number: CM57767959

Job Description

Hardware Designer- Farmington Hills!

A Designer can do full control panel design from scratch without the assistance of an Engineer. Should be familiar with engineering calculations as well (load, heat, power, etc.).

The person needs to be local to our Farmington Hills office. Monday through Friday- No hybrid.

Needs to have AutoCad Electrical or EPAN


  • Create electrical drawing packages for different types of equipment/machinery both from scratch and using customer standards and templates. Experience designing control panel layouts is a must.
  • Responsible for the completeness of hardware design prior to build, ensuring reduced debug project phases.
  • Ability to perform calculations for load, heat, and power including transfer loads for transformers
  • Familiar with ARC Flash calculations
  • Understand and strictly follow the standards and specifications for the design of controls hardware of the end user.
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical drawings, pneumatic drawings, and mechanical sequence of operations and use them to design the electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic prints as required.
  • Understand safety concepts and safety requirements to ensure proper implementation during the design phase. (NFPA79, UL508)
    Provide accurate Bill of Materials as part of design, adhering to customer specification or documenting deviation acceptance from customer as required.
     Support manufacturing during the startup and integration phase.
     Generate machine lockout placards based on end-user specifications and best practice.
     Aid the software designer in understanding hardware architecture and critical designs.

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a technical/engineering discipline is preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered
  • 7+ years of relevant controls hardware design experience
  • Strong experience designing control panel layouts with either AutoCAD Electrical or Eplan is a must. Preference is to have experience in both
  • Prior experience leading small teams is a plus
  • PLC Programming experience is helpful but not required

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