• Designer, Associate (Controls Engineering Airports)

    Job Location US-MI-Novi
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/9/2018 8:16 AM)
  • Overview

    Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifuku.com/us/), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


    The Jervis B. Webb Company is the world class leader in design, build, and installation of large scale, airport baggage conveyor security systems.  At Webb, this division is named Airport Technologies (ATec) because we specialize in traditional baggage systems as well as innovative airport material handling. 


    The company is currently seeking an Assoicate Designer for Controls Engineering


    Our controls engineering team averages 10 years of experience because we value mentorship, growth, collaboration, and flexibility.  Members of our team view our work as a career.  We can offer you the opportunity to bring your creativity to our innovative systems.  Be a part of the best, most experienced team in the industry.


    As an AutoCAD Electrical Designer, you will be a member of the controls engineering team responsible for the electrical/controls portion of airport baggage security systems.  You will use design tools (primarily AutoCAD) to detail the electrical/controls elements needed to meet the specifications within the project schedule and budget.   


    Major Areas of Responsibility

    • Layout and design of electrical controls for material handling systems.
    • Detailing designs in AutoCAD using tools and processes (including AutoCAD Electrical).
    • Electrical design calculations.
    • Preparation of functional specifications and drawings for panel manufacturing, field wiring and subcontracts.
    • Attend and participate in team meetings when required.
    • Meet timelines to ensure assignments stay on schedule and on budget.
    • Take a role in the development of the position for future hires. 


    Basic Knowledge 

    • CAD Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of Computer Aided Design.
    • Working knowledge of how electrical drawings are implemented into a functional installation.
    • Electrical schematic diagrams, Motor Control Panel design, and other drawings typical of a control system.
    • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.


    Basic Skills & Abilities 

    • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
    • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate course.
    • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of you, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
    • Verbal and Written Expression and Recognition — Listening to, understanding, and communicating information and ideas through spoken or written words and sentences.
    • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong, or is likely to go wrong, even if the solution to the problem is not obvious.
    • Conscientiousness – Thorough and diligent in one’s duties. Recognizes tasks that need to be completed and facilitates the completion of those tasks independently.
    • Occasionally working extended hours, weekends, and holidays in support of project needs.
    • On occasion, off-shift work may be necessary to support project efforts.


    Education & Experience

    • Associate’s Degree in a technical field, or equivalent relevant work experience.
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Two (2) years of experience in AutoCAD detailing of electrical/control systems (preferred).
    • AutoCAD experience.
    • Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Experience with material handling equipment (preferred).


    Jervis B. Webb Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


    Jervis B. Webb offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more


    At this time our company only receives applications online. If you need assistance applying online to this position, please call 248-553-1233 and leave a message and your call will be returned.


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