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Electrical Designer in Grimsby at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Electrical Designer for our client in the Grimsby area. This is an opportunity to work with a leader in designing handling systems for various industries such as Automotive, Aerospace, Rail and Entertainment. The ideal candidate will have 5 years of experience or greater and posses experience in balancing electrical design work in conjunction with mechanical assemblies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review of electrical schematics, layout and interconnection drawings submitted by subcontractors to confirm fit, function and compliance to specifications
  • Insuring that the “scope of supply” of each sub-contractor does not leave “gaps” when the different subassemblies are mated together to form the “system”
  • Programming of electronic devices; modify and download a logic program to a PLC and HMI screen
  • PLC programming experience with RS logix 500/5000 and/or Siemens
  • Create a PLC logic program and HMI screen from scratch
  • Using a CAD software package to modify existing drawings to reflect changes
  • Create new electrical schematics, and create equipment layout and interconnection drawings
  • Specifying components and creating bills of materials
  • Assisting with the production of maintenance manuals using Microsoft word
  • Assist the quality control staff with the preparation of test plans and procedures for each part of the electrical system
  • Assist shop personnel during manufacturing
  • Assist installation and service personnel to debug equipment
  • Provide technical phone support to clients 


  • Proven ability to design electrical control systems for industrial machinery.
  • Bright team player who is accustomed to being on the floor helping out the controls department, at a computer designing or contributing in a meeting
  • Excellent problem solving skills. Analytical and technical skills will be required to find solutions to the challenges of manufacturing custom material handling equipment.
  • Respect for and even design methodologies for conduit and wiring runs on equipment
  • Electrical troubleshooting ability
  • Good written and oral communications
  • Familiarity with the requirements of ISO quality control systems
  • Ability to read and understand basic ladder logic motor control electrical schematics
  • Competency with AutoCAD and SolidWorks Electrical and Rockwell Factory Talk
  • Previous experience with any or all of the following standards: Canadian Electrical code, National Electrical code (USA), General Motors ES1 & CCH1, NFPA 79
  • Able and willing to travel internationally as required for onsite commissioning of equipment.

If you are interested, please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:

Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process. Alternative formats available upon request.

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