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Electrical Designer

Company: Cates Control Systems, Inc.
Location: Plano
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Cates Control Systems is looking to hire an Electrical Designer to our team in Plano, TX . Joining the Cates team is both challenging and rewarding. You will become an important member of a very talented and dynamic team within our industry. If this sounds like you, please read on!

As an Electrical Design Engineer, you will use your UL508A and NFPA 70 knowledge to develop industrial automation panels based on our client's specifications. Candidate will need to be a self-starter with little or no direction. Must be able to follow Cates standards and design methodology.

The Role:
Gain mastery of electrical principles, NFPA 70 and UL508A requirements
Define Electrical Design based on provided scope of work, specification, or internal documents
Gather information to verify correct scope definition
Design project drawings as required using the latest AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical software
Create Bill of Materials manually or with AutoCAD Electrical
Generate reports for purchasing, wire numbers & component numbers using AutoCAD Electrical
Know and follow Quality Assurance Procedures
Complete projects on time
Demonstrate strong communication skills with Fabrication shop, colleagues, management and customers
Addresses any drawing issues, questions or redlines in a timely manner once notified by Fabrication personnel
AutoCAD Electrical Software experience (database management, block creation, parent-child relationships, automatic layout and BOM creation, etc.)

Education and Experience:
Minimum of 2 years' experience in Electrical Design of Power & Control systems.
Extensive knowledge of NFPA 70, UL508A, and IEC standards.
Must be able to understand, interpret and design to meet required codes and standards.
Minimum of 2 years' experience using AutoCad Electrical performing electrical design.
Able to review proposal, scope, drawings, materials, logic etc. to ensure designs meet the proposed scope of supply, customers scope of supply and are technically correct.

Cates Control Systems was founded over 40 years ago and is a systems integration company that partners with manufacturing firms to develop and implement automation solutions to increase production, improve quality and reduce costs. Our customers are extremely diverse and spread all over North America (and a few internationally). Our customers make roofing shingles, fry potato chips, roast coffee, process poultry and beef, distill water, bottle apple juice, and ship all over the world.

Cates is committed to delivering quality solutions that we stand behind through service and support. Our vision is to positively impact the lives of others. We are a fun, friendly company with a strong family atmosphere and 12 core principles that guide us at every step in our success. Our culture is firmly rooted in the values of honesty, integrity, commitment and reliability. To learn more, please visit us at .



Keywords: Cates Control Systems, Inc., Plano , Electrical Designer, Professions , Plano, Texas

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