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Electrical Engineer - Automation Specialist

Indianapolis, IN · Manufacturing

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer specializing in automation to join our dynamic team in Jackson, Tennessee. This role involves spearheading electrical and automation projects from inception to completion, with a strong focus on capital expense (CAPEX) management and process optimization. The ideal candidate will possess hands-on experience in troubleshooting industrial and manufacturing equipment and a deep understanding of safety standards applicable to industrial operations.


Key Responsibilities

  • Project Management: Lead and manage CAPEX projects, including planning, budgeting, design, execution, scheduling, procurement, installation, and startup of electrical controls equipment and instrumentation.
  • Technical Coordination: Provide technical support and coordination in operating and capital expense management processes.
  • Engineering Work: Perform detailed engineering tasks in instrumentation, PLC, power distribution, and equipment integration.
  • Operational Support: Collaborate with operational leaders to drive improvements and troubleshoot existing equipment and processes.
  • Procedure Development: Develop and refine engineering procedures for enhanced efficiency.
  • Data Analysis: Collect and interpret process samples and data for continuous improvement.


  • Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience: 3-8 years of industrial experience in planning and installing electrical equipment and automation controls.
  • Certifications: ISA Certified Automation Professional Certification (preferred).
  • Skills: Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD.
  • Technical Expertise: Strong knowledge of NFPA-70, NFPA-70E, Rockwell Automation PLC systems, AC/DC drives and motors, and automation communication systems.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Familiarity with equipment design standards (ANSI, ASTM, FM, NFPA, IEC).
  • Expertise in machine safety design.
  • Proficiency in database systems for process control applications.
  • Strong programming capabilities with Rockwell Automation PLC systems.
  • Effective troubleshooting skills for AC/DC drives and motors.

About Jackson, Tennessee

Jackson is a vibrant city known for its rich history and welcoming community. With a blend of cultural attractions, outdoor activities, and excellent schools, Jackson offers a high quality of life for professionals and families alike.


Why This Is a Great Opportunity

Join a world leader in the industry known for its stability and excellent benefits. This role offers the chance to work on cutting-edge projects with a talented team. Enjoy a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and performance-based bonuses.


Apply Now

If you are a qualified Electrical Engineer with a passion for automation and industrial innovation, we encourage you to apply. Take the next step in your career by joining our esteemed company in Jackson, Tennessee.

As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not share it with any employer without your permission. 

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Thank you,

Brian Hughes

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