Xylem Electrical Controls Engineer in Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.

Opportunity open in Brown Deer, WI or in Zelienople, PA. Please note preferred location.

The Role: We are seeking an Electrical Controls Engineer to work out of our Brown Deer, WI office. The Electrical Controls Engineer will work with a project team to ensure that all electrical controls for the specific project scope are fulfilled. Additional duties will include electrical systems testing and field service commissioning as needed.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities :

  • Review and interpret project electrical schematics and specifications

  • Select electrical control components and prepare bill of material

  • Prepare complete submittal packages for review and approval by customer

  • Extensive and independent contact with customers, consultants, suppliers and colleagues as necessary to effectively perform project duties

  • Apply variable frequency drives to system

  • Perform system test at control panel shop

  • Perform project site commissioning (both domestically and internationally)

  • Troubleshoot electrical control problems over the phone

  • Obtain quotations from vendors

  • Travel to project sites, supplier's factories and technical conferences as necessary

  • Maintain a working knowledge of all process related products

  • Maintain a basic understanding of wastewater activated sludge processes

  • Assist with product research and development as required

  • Travel approximately 25% domestically and internationally

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline in addition to at least three (3) years of experience in project execution related to industrial automation.

  • Demonstrated ability to be a self- starter with minimal supervision. Field commissioning experience preferred.

  • Candidates must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel required.

  • In addition, qualified candidates must have a strong background in advanced Process Control Solutions including programming various types of logic controllers (e.g. A-B CompactLogix and Siemens), machine interfaces (e.g. Siemens and A-B PanelView Plus) and SCADA systems (e.g. A-B FactoryTalk and Indusoft).

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