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Country:  United States

New Berlin, WI, US

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Electrical Engineer

Country: United States (US) 
Location: New Berlin
, Wisconsin (US-WI) 
Location details:N/A 

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. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


Position Title: Electrical Engineer - Electrics Factory/Engineered Modernizations


Reports To: Lead Automation Engineer-Electrics


This position will be an electrics factory/engineered modernizations crane control engineer responsible for all electrical design activities, hardware selection, program development, and implementation of control systems on electric overhead cranes and portal cranes. This position will cover all region Americas (USA, Canada) and will cover product lines: Mod's-Primary-EOT and Portal Cranes.


Principal Responsibilities:


  • Engineering design, testing and commissioning of crane control systems.
  • Perform engineering tasks using established procedures. These include but are not limited to component selection, schematic design, system layout, automation control programming, and system documentation.
  • Generate system architecture and automation network drawings.
  • Project planning, scheduling, design execution, and performance to budget from inquiry through start-up.
  • Testing and troubleshooting of control systems.


Education: Minimum education requirement is a BS in Electrical Engineering.


Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of experience as an Electrical or Automation engineer working with motion and motor control products. Experience designing and troubleshooting motor control circuits utilizing electromagnetic devices and variable frequency drives (VFD's).


Other Requirements: Excellent understanding of electricity, motor control electrical circuits, and analog and digital input/output. Must have a working knowledge of a wide variety of software packages, operating systems and control equipment. Specifically, a knowledge of PLC programing software. Must be proficient in reading electrical schematics and vendor application drawings. Proficiency with AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Word. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. This position requires the direct interface between frontline sales, customers, production planning (Watertown), and project management. Site visits for application and commissioning require the ability to work at heights up to 100 feet off the ground. Travel estimated at 15% to meet with customers, commission equipment, and witness product testing at our manufacturing plant.


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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 16,000 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. Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission.  Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. All data protection laws are the responsibility of the agency.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee