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Site Engineer- Electrical Installation

3721 North Ventura Drive,
60004 Arlington Heights

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available from 29.07.2024

This is WITRON

The WITRON group is a strong partner for highly automated logistic systems. From planning to realization and up to maintenance. Our teams – far more than just mechanics, electronic technicians, mechatronic engineers – follow the beat and lend a hand with our high-tech systems. Professional and perfectly equipped with full power for finding the best solution.

General Summary:The Site Engineer- Electrical Installation oversees the electrical installations of our Automated Material Handling Systems at all our US and Canada Project sites and is responsible for the proper execution of all installation tasks. This role will coordinate with the GC Construction Manager, Project Managers and WITRON sub contractors to ensure all work is completed in a safe and timely manner. The Site Engineer- Electrical Installation will travel extensively to our Construction Sites in the U.S. and Canada as well as an initial training period at our Global Headquarters in Parkstein, Germany. Tasks/Responsibilities:Supervision of the subcontractors during the installation of electronic systems and any adjustments that are required. Coordination of all construction and installation related topics (timeline, milestones, etc.) with subcontractors in coordination with the GC Construction Manager Communication and coordination of all critical construction and installation related topics such as timeline issues, safety breaches, topics regarding layout and other project issues with the Project Manager, GC Construction Manager, PLC Project Leader and Mechanical Installation. Control of the general timeline and deadlines set in the contract. If problems should occur, coordination with the Project Manager, GC Construction Manager, PLC Project Leader and Mechanical Installation. Construction meetings with all subcontractors involved in the electrical installation and to create the meeting minutes and construction log. Preparation and adjustment of construction and installation related documentsBriefing of the sub-contractor ‘s, construction manager and handing over of existing codes of conduct for the construction site. Secondary checks of safety measures in the various construction areas. For WITRON companies and WITRON sub-contractors to make sure all safety measures are always being kept.
Experience:Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a relevant electrical and/or mechanical role. Construction experience is preferred but not required.Associates degree in industrial technology or electronic engineering and experience working with material handling systems in a light industry or distribution center environment is preferred. Skills and Knowledge:Strong electrical (3-Phase, 480V, DC and 24V controls) and mechanical skillsFamiliarity with electrics/mechanics in drive technology (motors/gears)Read and interpret project plans, blueprints and other written instructions and diagrams to perform task at handFamiliarity with control technology (PLC/controls/inverters)Knowledge of wiring diagrams and electrical measuringAbility to work well in a team environmentExcellent written and verbal communication skillsExcellent time management skillsProficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, AccessKnowledge of German language helpful but not requiredTravel:During the initial training phase, the Site Engineer- Electrical Installation will spend several weeks at WITRON Headquarters in Parkstein, Germany Availability to travel 100% to various locations in the U.S. and Canada

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Team Spirit

We are there for one another and as a company we strive to always become better. You can look forward to being part of a great team environment.


Employees will have the opportunity to participate in our WITRON bonus program once eligible.

Social Benefits

WITRON has a tradition of observing “Special Days” in our employees lives and will provide added benefits or

bonuses to help celebrate certain milestones.

Top Equipment

We will provide you with brand name work apparel and professional tools to make sure all of our employees have the right equipment to do the job.

Corporate Culture

Collaboration, an open-door policy, various company events and team building measures are a part of  WITRON. A company with modern values and positive culture is waiting for you.

Support & Opportunity

Performance is worth the effort. Your potential will be both recognized and supported. Career opportunities are available for all of our employees, come grow with WITRON. 

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