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Senior Electrical Engineer - Electrical And Instrumentation (18-23761)
Ref No.: 18-23761
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Job Category:Engineering
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
  Senior Electrical Engineer - Electrical And Instrumentation - Electrical Engineering
Full Time
Job Location: Wilmington, DE Area
Salary: Competitive + Health, Dental, Vision Insurance Benefits + Paid Vacation + Paid Holidays 
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On-Board Engineering Corp. Overview:
On-Board Engineering Corp is seeking a Qualified Electrical Engineer (E&I) with Project Engineering experience (new and/or existing industrial, chemical, manufacturing and commercial facilities) to join its Regional Office Engineering Team in New Castle, DE.

On-Board Engineering Corp is a professionally licensed Full Service Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) partner with Design Build capabilities, specializing in small to mid-sized capital and maintenance projects in the industrial and manufacturing marketplace. Flexible Service has been the hallmark of On-Board since the company’s inception in 1976, with a focus on customer satisfaction.

The On-Board Family of Companies conducts operations through its Corporate Headquarters located in East Windsor, New Jersey along with Regional Offices in New Castle, Delaware, and Raleigh, North Carolina. 

What are the Qualifications for this Electrical Engineering Job?
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • At least 8-10+ years or more of Electrical engineering, Instrumentation, and Controls Engineering experience either within (or as a consultant to) industrial, chemical, manufacturing and commercial facilities.
  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) or E.I.T. in any state? (Strongly preferred) 
  • Experience and knowledge in Controls (i.e. Process safety and controls strategies, DCS, Allen Bradley PLC's, Siemens PLC's, Safety Instrument Systems (SIS), I/O counts, Instrument sizing and specifications, Functional Descriptions, Automation & controls, Operator Control Panels / HMI).
  • Experience and knowledge in Power Distribution for Medium Voltage and Low Voltage schematics, wiring diagrams, one-lines, equipment arrangements, and lighting design.
  • Competence in Project Management activities such as scope development, cost and man hours estimates, bid package development, scheduling, vendor evaluation / review.

What are Your Primary Responsiblities?
As an Electrical Engineer (E&I) you will be responsible for designing, developing, and working with our clients as they install or modify new or existing equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery, and processes.  You will design and develop new control systems; (platforms vary by client but experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC’s and modern and legacy DCS systems is required) and you will develop and maintain instrument lists/databases in Microsoft Access.  You will also work with Power Distribution for Medium Voltage and Low Voltage schematics, wiring diagrams, one-lines, equipment arrangements, and lighting design.  You will not only troubleshoot and Problem Solve, but you will often put on your "Project Engineering Hat" and work collaboratively with design engineers, operations, and procurement to specify instrumentation, control and DCS equipment for purchasing based on scope requirements which will include working with vendors to provide accurate ISA data sheet specifications and equipment procurement quotations.  

You will find yourself working closely with our other On-Board Engineering Discipline Team Members to complete project objectives on-time and within budget.  You will certainly need to have good written and verbal communications skills and if you also have CAD skills in 2D and 3D , are an E.I.T. or are a Registered P.E. License that would be a BIG Plus, but the latter two are not required.  Most engineers like you who earn acceptance to join our Corporate Engineering Team stay with the On-Board Family for several decades because our clients have projects that challenge you and provide you opportunity to step up and to grow in your professional career.  On-Board's Engineering Team works hard and creates deep relationships with major companies by delivering sustainable satisfaction on projects with a 41-Year track record.  Apply Now to On-Board's "Culture of Service and Safety" and enjoy our Family-Owned Professional Engineering Environment.

How Do you Apply to this Electrical Engineering Job?

Applying is EASY!  Don't worry about writing an elaborate cover letter (just send a detailed resume).  To Apply for immediate consideration please send your resume to Michael Santoro at and reference job #18-23761 in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed). If you meet the requirements above then I will likely contact you fast.  Please apply quickly so you can be the first to learn more about this Job at On-Board.  I want to help you grow your career!  Apply Now!
Please Note:
You cannot be begin a job with On-Board Engineering Corp. without successfully passing their standard pre-employment drug screen and background checks

On-Board Engineering Corp. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.