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Atlas Copco
Houston, TX, United States
23 days ago
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Atlas Copco
Houston, Texas, United States
23 days ago


General Description:
To provide engineering support for manufacturing and marketing functions as they pertain to the 
automation of the compressor system. This position is responsible for the design and layout of the 
compressor control systems and other new products to meet customer and market needs.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop special designs to meet special customer requests and provide any supporting calculations 
in the selection of electrical equipment; this may include working with 3rd party resources to achieve
desired results. Prepare and review layouts and designs, and specifications for new, proposed, and existing 
projects for accuracy. Initiate and check Design Notifications & Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s).
Use Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's) and electrical schematics to develop the 
programming required to control the products manufactured, modified or supported by the product 

Maintains engineering programming documentation and programs. Develop hardware drawings for 
PLC systems, I/O systems, operator desks and stations in AutoCad; authoring technical 
Documentation to fulfill all project requirements. Train to program, troubleshoot and test Atlas 
Copco proprietary microprocessor controllers. Implementing design by PLC/HMI programming and 
configuring hardware/software. Design products/projects to meet specifications set by customer 
project needs and that are in compliance with local and national codes, and that conform to 
Company standards for quality, economics, performance and safety. Prepare Bills of Material (BOM) 
and provide purchasing department with specifications for ordering raw materials required for 
fabrication. Participate in prototyping, testing and production line development. Prepare and support 
materials for products designed and supported by the product company

Authoring technical documentation to fulfill all project requirements. Provide continuing technical 
support for the assembly/production, Sales, Marketing and Service Operations and quality 
processes relevant to products design and to ensure product compliance. Support Sales department 
for ALL hardware related technical specifications for proposals. Design, build and trouble shoot 
electrical panels and control boards. Develop test procedures for software and complete automation 
system, and assist in carrying out testing. In conjunction with OSHA law and/or requirements, 
apply the SafeStart safety training process when performing all work in order to reinforce practical 
safety training techniques, maintain awareness and prevent injury. Follow the Atlas Copco “Safety 
First” policy with the vision of zero work related accidents. Take all necessary actions to employ 
sustainable processes to safeguard the company’s targets for Quality/Environment/Safety, Health 
and Energy/Resource Efficiency. Perform other duties as assigned. Some day and occasional 
overnight travel may be required


Experience – Current hands on experience with electrical components and knowledge of how the 
control system works. Must have a minimum of 3 years programming experience using Allan Bradley 
PLC, FactoryTalk Panel View program and Siemens PLC’s. Must have a minimum of 4 years of 
machine control system or electrical product design experience, including testing/problem solving 
within a factory, lab, school or industrial environment. Must have current experience using AutoCAD 
for the ability to interpret electrical schematics and P&ID's and troubleshooting.

Knowledge – Knowledge of North American Electrical Standard such as National Electrical Code. 
Understanding of how AC, DC, current, voltage, power, motor, drive, transformer, high/low pass filter 
works. Understanding of NEC and UL OR willing to self-study and comprehend in a fast manner, knowledge 
of PLC/HMI programming, and must be fluent in developing programming ladder logic based on a 
set of electrical schematics and P&ID's to control rotating equipment and/or similar machinery is 
required, including function block logic programming and understand sequencing programming and 
C language.

Education – Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

Skills – Requires excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Must be a 
decision maker with the ability to work under minimum supervision. Multi-tasking capability to 
handle projects in a proactive manner under strict timelines. Must be a team player, open-minded 
and flexible with the capability to generate creative solutions to problems within a fast-paced 
environment. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58915855
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Electrical Controls Engineer
  • Company Name: Atlas Copco
  • Industry: Engineering-Electrical
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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