Electrical & Instrumentation Designer

Charlotte, NC, United States of America (Hybrid)

Job location: Charlotte, NC 28208 (relocation available)

Work Setting: Hybrid

Travel: 10 – 25% on a yearly average, but during plant site start up visits (commissioning) travel could be increased up to 50% 

Compensation: $62,000 to $103,000 + bonus (OT eligible)

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, + Company Paid: Life, AD&D, Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, EAP

Education / Certifications:  Associate degree in electrical or instrumentation discipline; or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in an industrial or technical environment

Required Experience:

  • Proficient computer skills including use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD software and related Autodesk products.
  • Excellent technical writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet schedule and deliverable deadlines with low-to-moderate supervision.
  • Ability to supervise field erection activities including supplying technical and installation assistance for equipment used in Direct Reduction and/or steel industry.
  • Ability to travel to various job sites in numerous countries.

Preferred Experience: 

  • International travel experience.
  • Industrial plant experience.
  • Steel industry experience.
  • Microsoft Excel skills including developing lists for engineering.
  • Familiar with design of E&I systems in hazardous areas with adherence to NEC/NFPA and local codes.
  • Familiar with design of bulks items such as cable tray, conduit, cable specification, lighting and grounding

Job Summary:  Provides advanced engineering of systems and electrical/instrumentation equipment associated with the design and construction of Direct Reduction plants and new technology initiatives.   Leads E/I plant commissioning and startup activities as required.



  • Take conceptual designs, sketches, and ideas from Engineers and Senior Designers to develop the details necessary for a complete, engineered drawing capable of being used for purchasing, erection in the field, design analysis, etc.
  • Use AutoCad software to create Electrical and Instrumentation (E/I) drawings for the basic and detailed engineering of a plant.
  • Perform checking of E/I drawings for consistency with conceptual ideas, design sketches, etc.
  • Assist Engineers by suggesting design changes that might improve the desired results of the design.
  • Write requisitions, quotations, specifications, technical writings, etc.
  • Perform basic equipment and system calculations.
  • Provide technical support for the Aftermarket, Inspections, & Purchasing departments with review of vendor submittals and on-site inspections of electrical equipment, instrumentation, and electrical portions of mechanical/equipment packages.
  • Travel on business trips as required to carry out departmental, project, & corporate tasks and functions.
  • Travel on field assignments as required to assist with construction, commissioning and startup of the plant.
  • Work as a "team player" with all company departments and employees in all assignments.  Work toward building consensus on all assignments by finding solutions which meet the best interests of all parties involved.

Electrical & Instrumentation Designer

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