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Electrical Engineer III_CP

Location: vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationColumbia Machine, Inc. - Vancouver, WAPosition TypeFull TimeEducation Level4 Year DegreeTravel PercentageUp to 25%Job ShiftDayJob CategoryEngineeringDescriptionAre you driven, motivated, and want a career? Do you have an interest in joining one of the worlds leading manufacturers of concrete products equipment & palletizing solutions that has set the standard for the past 80 years? Columbia Machine is one of Vancouvers largest employers and we are interested in speaking with you! A family owned business since 1937, Columbia Machine offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision, paid time off, 401K, tuition reimbursement and so much more. If you are looking for a company that values its employees visit us at to view our current positions and for more information.Summary: Design electrical products and system controls by developing and testing components, specifications and methodsEssential Duties and Responsibilities:Meet customer expectations by clear and concise two-way communication.Design and evaluate systems and products by applying sound principles of power management, system/component control, and human/machine interface.Maximize the efficiency of the department by successfully accomplishing projects within the allotment time frame with a focus on avoiding any non-value added word or re-work Provide product, service or equipment technical and engineering information by answering questions and requests.Determine improvements by analyzing cost-benefit ratios of equipment, supplies, or service applications in customer environment, engineering or proposing changes in equipment, processes or use of materials or services.Comply with federal, state and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; advising customer or product, service or equipment adherence to requirements; advising customer or needed actions.Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.Contribute to electrical engineering effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending option and courses of action; implementing directives.Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed in a timely fashion and being willing to attempt new assignments or fill in for others as needed; accomplishes other duties as assigned. Travel up to 10% to support sales efforts. Constant (over 66%) Decision Making(Decisions may affect a work unit or area within a department. May contribute to business or operational decisions that affect the department.)Problem Solving(Problems are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation. Problems are solved using knowledge and skills, and general precedents and practices.Frequent (33%-66%)Independence of Action(Work Progress is monitored by supervisor/manager; incumbent follows precedents and procedures and may set priorities and organizes work within general guidelines established by supervisor/manager.)Occasional (10%-33%)Supervisory Responsibilities(Supervises work of others, including planning, assigning, scheduling work and reviewing work and ensuring quality standards, training staff and overseeing their productivity. May offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments, but does not have responsibility for making decisions.)Non-Essential Job FunctionsNoneQualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Knowledge, skills and/or abilities: Knowledge-SoftwareIntermediateSoftware and programming experience for PLC and HMI Microsoft Office Suite (Work, Excel, PPt, Outlook)AutoCAD (Inventor preferred)SalesForce.comExperience with Visual Basic a plusEquipment-Intermediatea. Rockwell Logix PLC Controls (RS Logix5000)b. Rockwell closed-loop VFD as well as Servo drives and controlsc. (Graphical Interfaces) Factory Talk preferredSkillsIntermediateAnalyticalProject/Process ManagementComputer/Technical (including graphical and creative design skills)Written and Oral CommunicationBasicClerical/SecretarialAbilitiesAbility to deal with abstract and concrete variables, as well as have a high level of creative thinking abilityb. Ability to provide a respectful work environment for othersc. Ability to work well with others in a team atmosphere.Qualifications (cont.):Education and/or Experience: Bachelors degree Electrical Engineering required5 years relevant experience Or Masters with 3 years relevant experience Interest in PC supervisory controls for equipment and/or process controlsHas a process control backgroundExperience with analyzing job results and planning workflowExperience with maintain production schedules, on multiple and simultaneous projectsPhysical Demands(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions):Constant (over 66%)Hearing, Listening Frequent (33%-66%)Sitting, TalkingOccasional (10%-33%)Standing, Walking, Bending, Stooping, Climbing Stairs, Kneeling, Squatting, CrouchingCrawling, Balancing, Reaching Overhead, Pulling, Pushing, ShovelingCarrying from up to 10 to 30 poundsLifting from up to 10 to 30 poundsSeldom (1-10%)*Carrying from 30 to 50 pounds and over 50 pounds*Lifting from 30 to 50 pounds and over 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.*Never exceeding our company manual lifting policy and corresponding SOPs.Work Environment (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).Frequent (33%-66%)Office environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.Occasional (10%-33%)Outdoor environment: Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.Extreme cold: Temperatures typically below 320 for more than an hour.Extreme heat: Temperatures above 1000 for more than an hour.Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.Vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of extremities or whole body.Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanicals parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure tochemicals.Atmospheric conditions: Conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.Seldom (1-10%)Travel 10%Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs): Safety glasses, hearing protection as required. Other PPE as required by specific operation performed.Columbia Machine offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, short and long term disability, 401(k), incentive compensation, paid holidays, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. Equal Opportunity Employer - Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. Columbia does participate in E-Verify. To apply for this exciting career opportunity today, please apply online at

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