Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for an Electrical Controls Engineer (ECE) in Shelbyville, KY.  This is a Direct Hire opportunity.


The Electrical Controls Engineer (ECE) will design, develop, troubleshoot, and coordinate all aspects of electrical controls systems relative to equipment, machinery, and special application tools and fixtures.

  • Provide overview design concepts for continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Identify new technologies.
  • Plan and implement designs from start to completion.
  • Develop electrical budget for new equipment designs or upgrades.
  • Work with supporting groups to complete assigned projects.
  • Interact with vendors as required to keep abreast of available product and technology and to work with specifics related to projects assigned.
  • Oversee startup of equipment and special tools, fixtures requiring motion, sensors and PC PLC based HMI.
  • Support maintenance and production teams to improve processes and reduce downtime.
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or Industrial/Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of hands on electrical controls engineering experience that would include troubleshooting, programming, machine upgrades and startups.
  • Hands on PLC experience (Allen Bradley PLC) Control Logix, CompactLogix, MicroLogix)If no motion controls experience, at least Variable Frequency Drives (VFD).
  • AutoCAD experience is a must but AutoCAD electrical is preferred.
  • Strong computer skills with ability to learn new programs such as Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD or AutoCAD Electrical, Microsoft Project, Engineering development software.
  • Willing to work in a manufacturing plant environment.
  • May occasionally support operations as needed on weekends and evenings.
  • Primarily based out of Shelbyville, KY, but may require occasional travel to Jeffersonville, IN or Farrell, PA locations.

Application Instructions

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