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Industrial Control Panel Design Engineer

Houston (West), TX

Posted: 01/31/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 17482 Pay Rate: $45/HR - $65/HR (Depending on Experience) + OT + Bonus

Industrial Control Panel Design Engineer

Position Type: Direct Hire

Position Location: Houston, TX (West)

Position Salary: $45/HR - $65/HR (Depending on Experience)


  • Able to engineer industrial control panels using the provided specifications, P&ID’s, and platform hardware manuals
  • Able to design industrial control panels for hazardous locations
  • Supervise and assist projects within the company
  • Able to size raceway, cable tray, wire way, low voltage, and medium voltage power cable per NFPA 70
  • Perform high level planning of control system design including the development of network architectures and IO lists
  • Evaluate and check the work of IE designers and provides designers with direction on sketches etc.
  • Provides direction and mentorship to designers
  • Complies with company standards
  • Review vendor packages and proposals for consistency and conformance to the project requirements as well as the codes and standards required by the project.
  • Understands the aesthetics of a quality drawing package and ensures quality is upheld


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree a minimum; PE License is a plus.
  • 5+ years of equivalent work experience
  • Strong background experience in the application of NFPA 70, API RP 500, API RP 552
  • Exposure to IEC requirements as they pertain to are classification, symbols, and control system designs.
  • Exposure to other industry codes and standards and understanding when to apply them
  • Must be willing and able to lead a project team, along with multiple projects
  • Ability to multitask in a challenging and dynamic working environment
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with designing control panels to UL508a standards
  • Familiarity with different control system platforms such as Allen Bradley Controllogix, Tricon, Trident, Siemens S7, and Delta V


  • Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • 401K + Matching
  • Potential Bonus / OT

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application

Daniel Heidrick
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in placing talent in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operations roles.

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