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Industrial Controls Engineer

Location: Sparks
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

RIX Industries is a global leader in pneumatic energy storage and transfer system solutions, including reciprocating compressors, gas generators and liquefiers for a wide variety of military and commercial applications. RIX specializes in applying oil-free technology to high-pressure solutions used in highly demanding environments. RIX has been in business since 1878 and has been proudly supporting our US Armed Forces for over 120 years. With a solid industry reputation for reliability and excellence, RIX is the established leader in American-made compressor engineering and manufacturing.Position SummaryThe Industrial Controls Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of power systems, power management and control systems. Experience with both hardware and software is required. Responsibilities

  • Engineer to support project design scope.
  • Design and develop control circuits using PLCs or relays logic for machine control.
  • Design and develop electrical and power distribution for machine control.
  • Support power systems such as
  • DC voltage: up to 1000VDC,
  • 3 phase voltage: 480VAC
  • Single phase low voltage control: 120VAC.
  • Evaluate, analyze, and select electrical components.
  • Assist other engineers with designing power systems integration.
  • Assist with the electrical power system documentation including system configuration, equipment ratings and settings.
  • May support circuit and system measurements and help write reports relating to: EMF, electrical load, voltage, and power quality projects.
  • Provide analytical support and direction for the Electrical Engineering and Test Engineering teams.
  • Support manufacturing engineering with electrical production questions. Provide electrical engineering support to field service technicians.
  • Travel to customer sites to provide engineering support.Minimum Qualifications
    • B.S. in electrical engineering or related discipline.
    • Proficient with AutoCAD Electrical or equivalent schematic/layout tools.
    • Proficient with electrical component selection.
    • Proficient in Ladder Logic and PLC programming.
    • Completed (designed/built/tested) electric control systems.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or qualified U.S. Person in accordance with ALU 22CFR 120.15. Preferred Qualifications
      • M.S. in electrical engineering with emphasis in power system design and management.
      • Design and integrate power connections for marine application.
      • 5+ years' of electrical schematic and control design.
      • 5+ years' in working experience in marine power design and integration.
      • 5+ years' experience designing hardware testing systems for production.
      • 5+ years' experience with first article design and testing. Physical Requirements & Work EnvironmentThis position is regularly exposed to the following conditions:
        • Manufacturing, warehouse, and office environments
        • While working near moving equipment, mechanical parts, and lift trucks; must have the ability to follow safe operating procedures.
        • May be exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals.Must have the following physical abilities:
          • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, stretch, reach, and lift.
          • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly.
          • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods at a desk or table as well as machine tools or printers.Equal OpportunityRIX Industries is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with RIX Industries, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).PIc71075df297c-31181-32144063

Keywords: RIX INDUSTRIES, Sparks , Industrial Controls Engineer, Engineering , Sparks, Nevada

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