Electrical Equipment Maintenance Engineer
Location: Syracuse, NY
An internationally recognized manufacturer of specialty coatings is in search of a highly motivated and hands-on Electrical Equipment Maintenance Engineer. This position will be responsible for the maintenance and optimization of their state-of-the-art automated production line, located at their U.S. operation just north of Syracuse, NY. The Electrical Engineer will serve as the in-house expert for electrical maintenance and will coordinate with the company's corporate automation team located overseas.
This is an exceptional long-term career opportunity for an independent-minded Engineer who enjoys hands-on work and getting involved with machinery. The organization is stable and has invested significantly in its U.S. operations to support future growth.
- A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, automation, or a related field is preferred. However, the company will also consider candidates with an associate's degree or equivalent experience.
- Minimum of 3 to 15 years of experience as an electrical maintenance engineer, specifically troubleshooting large processing machinery commonly found in industries such as paper, chemical processing, plastics, or metals. Strong knowledge of heavy equipment and industrial machinery is essential.
- Experience with measurement and control technology, drive controls, and frequency converters is highly desirable.
- Practical experience with Siemens automation systems such as S7, WinCC, TIA-Portal, Sinamics, and Profinet is a plus. Experience with Allen-Bradley PLCs will also be considered.
- Must have an independent and systematic work approach, along with strong communication skills.
- Curiosity and openness to innovations are essential qualities for this role.
COMPENSATION: The base salary target for this position is between $85,000 and $115,000, depending on experience. There is a possibility for higher salary. The annual bonus is 3%.