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Electrical Controls Engineer

8679 Electrical Controls Engineer – Portland, Oregon

Our Automation & Digitalization division is currently seeking a skilled Electrical Controls Engineer to join our team in Portland, OR. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing electrical and control engineering projects that enhance plant productivity, reliability, and sustainability for our clients in the North American Mill industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with colleagues and clients to find solutions for operational challenges and assist with system upgrade projects
  • Conduct audits of industrial facilities and create initial engineering designs and cost estimates for electrical and control system upgrades
  • Develop designs for LV and MV electrical power systems, including equipment specifications, motor control systems, cable and raceway layouts, and electrical room designs
  • Create tender and construction packages, including electrical and instrumentation drawings, installation specifications, and supporting documentation
  • Design control and instrumentation systems, including P&ID drawings, control system architecture, and instrumentation setups
  • Develop control strategies to optimize performance and program DCS and PLC/HMI applications
  • Perform system testing, checkout, and commissioning


  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in electrical or automation engineering (Professional Engineer certification preferred)
  • Experience in industrial automation engineering, specifically in DCS programming and using software like FactoryTalk and Rockwell Suite
  • Previous experience in pulp & paper, mining, or chemical industries is advantageous
  • Resourceful, self-managed, and goal-driven with the ability to work well within a team
  • Experience in site audit, commissioning, construction, and start-up processes
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, in English
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Willingness to travel to regional customer sites as needed

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