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Electrical Engineer - Houston, TX

Country: United States (US) 
Location: HOUSTON
, Texas (US-TX) 
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At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


POSITION TITLE: Electrical Engineer


REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager



Manage Electrical Engineering responsibilities related to Crane Projects and Support Sales and Production in the Konecranes ICS Region Americas Delivery Engineering Department. The hired Engineer will learn to manage the electrical design/engineering aspects of material handling equipment projects; read specifications, create equipment layouts and specify/requisition electrical components. An entry level engineer will be trained in the use of company approved software and trained to acquire product knowledge. In time, the hired Engineer will be expected to become a lead engineer on custom engineered material handling equipment projects.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Review Project Contracts and Specifications related to new crane projects.
  • Attend project Kickoff Meetings, External and Internal, as determined by the Project Manager.
  • Work with the Project Lead Mechanical Designer to determine the arrangement of electrical devices on the crane General Arrangement Drawing that is submitted to the customer for approval.
  • Provide crane electrical load requirements for the client electrical engineer's use.
  • Specify Electrical Controls, Components, and Materials that meet the project specifications and requirements.
  • Add Long Lead Electrical Components to the company's PDM software for planning, purchasing, and crane manufacturing.
  • Specify technical requirements to control vendors and add the requirements to the company's PDM software. Then, track and support control design, engineering, manufacturing, delivery, and installation.
  • Provide or specify electrical equipment layouts with cable way arrangements for the crane manufacturer.
  • Provide or specify wiring diagrams, cable lists, and material lists to the crane manufacture.
  • Add locally available electrical devices such as limit switches, lights, cables, cable trays, conduits, and cable connectors to the company's PDM system and transmit to the company's ERP system for planning, purchasing, and crane manufacturing.
  • Support production with electrical equipment installation and connection issues and participate in factory functional acceptance tests.
  • Support service personnel and start-up engineers with crane installations and crane start-ups either from the factory or at the crane installation site.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering preferred, or applicable work experience.


EXPERIENCE: Entry level position. Must have a basic understanding of Electrical Engineering including school projects, internships or industry experience. 


OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Experience in AutoCAD Electrical and other design tools preferred, must have electrical aptitude, willing to travel both domestically and internationally as needed based on the business need. Computer skills in MS Office and engineering related programs preferred.


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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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