Ghafari Associates LLC Controls Designer in Dearborn, Michigan

Design of controls systems including hardware design of control systems, network configuration and selection of field devices for a variety of manufacturing processes, including material handling and parcel handling systems. Primary Responsibilities Understand basics of mechanical systems and manufacturing processes for which control systems will be designed. Provide feedback on mechanical designs where necessary for control considerations. Participate in overall engineering of system designs, system flow schematics, general layouts and detailed sequence of operations. Understand and be familiar with client design specifications and electrical codes and standards.Primary responsibilities will be CAD drafting and detailing as instructed by the Controls Engineer. Specify and design control panels, motor control centers and motor control panels. This includes selection of control panel components including circuit breakers, power supplies, motor starters, VFD's, relays, etc. Responsible for sizing of control panel components including transformers, power supplies, circuit breakers, fusing, power distribution blocks, air conditioners, heaters, motor starters/overloads. Responsible for sizing of wiring for both power, control and device wiring. Be familiar with voltage drop on wiring. Familiar with the fabrication of control panels to be able to layout interior and exterior of control panels. This includes selection of components and other components used in the fabrication of control panels, and to be able to lay them out on CAD. Be familiar in sizing of wire way. Specify field devices for controls systems. This includes the selection of the devices and the interface of them in the overall system design. Design installation drawings including cable tray and conduit layouts, field interconnect diagrams and bill of materials. Shall be familiar with PLC components such as I/O modules, communication cards, interface modules, graphic screens, etc. Produce system as-built/as-installed drawings, as directed.Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.emGhafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:/ememConnect to our job portal ( emBy fax at 313.436.8624; Attn: Human Resources/em emBy mail at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126; Attn: Human Resources/em emIn person at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126./em emBy email at emIf there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance./ememIt is Ghafari Associates, LLC's policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person's race, color, creed, religion, , national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance./em Required Education and ExperienceulliAssociate's Degree in a technical field with at least 3 years of r