Electrical Control Panel Engineer

Date:  21 Nov 2023
Location:  Fremont
State:  CA
Country:  US
Company:  LTTS

Job Description & Skill Requirement:


  •   Exp from Oil&Gas/Petrochemical/chemical process engineering background.
  •   Participate in initial equipment conceptual development and carefully balance product specifications, process control requirements, component selection, control architecture, cost, limits.
  •  Design the system Power Distribution, control architecture and system field cabling/interconnect including Process and instrumentation.
  • Design Power Distribution System using Eplan Electrical P8 CAD system.
  • The design needs to meet the NFPA79, IEC 60204-1, UL 508A Standards
  • Design Safety Interlock System including component selection using ISO 13849-1 requirement
  • Implementation (UL1740, ISO 10218 compliant) control reliable safety systems for safeguarding robots, gantries, conveyors, and other high volume manufacturing equipment.
  •  Design Control System using Beckhoff, Siemens, Delta V and others PLC, IOs system, Motor control with VFD or Servo Controller and instrumentation sensors system to meet the system requirement
  •  Responsible to manage and direct technicians to implement electrical works
  •  Define system interconnect/schematic and Key control/automation components.
  •  Coordinate with peers in other engineering groups to ensure that the design criteria is synchronized within all disciplines (System, Mechanical, Software, Process) to meet the requirements.
  •  Work closely with project managers and electrical team members to ensure all expectations and specifications are translated into the final design.
  • Organize and manage vendor on control related deliverable to ensure meet regulatory, Tesla Standards and equipment specification.
  • Execute, implement, and support Tesla Standards and Buy off process.
  • Enforce application of Tesla standards, Manage suppliers during specification, design review, design approval.
  •  Handle the electrical system control and power related issues. • Define Power and control requirements by working with System Engineer.
  •  Problem solving on any electrical design problem, issue and best practice solutions.
  • Familiarity and hand on troubleshooting Power Distribution Design, I/O panel and Safety interlock circuit.
  • Design electrical control schematic including Cable ASM
  •  Interface with mechanical team/vendors to support on Actuator/stage/motors selection.
  • Interface with Software team to ensure the control architecture implementation are correct.
  • Provide training to the equipment support and maintenance team
  • Establish test plans and control test plan execution at Vendor and at Tesla facility during installation and buy-off

• Proficiency with Eplan Electrical P8 or higher on designing electrical control panel, control system wiring and instrumentation.
• Proficiency selecting appropriate circuit protectors, wire and cable, sensors, safety hardware, PLC hardware, remote I/O, VFD, industrial PDP components, servo systems, and key electrical control components.
• In depth knowledge of Electrical Standards (NFPA 79, UL508A).
• In depth knowledge of Safety standards (ISO 13849-1, ISO 10218).
• Familiar with Beckhoff, Siemens, Delta V, other PLCs for overall control system/components and has proven tracked record of previous projects implementation.
• Familiar with Safety machinery and process design as well as the applicable Standards
• Exposure to a wide variety of production machinery, industrial sensors, P&ID, and equipment utilizing.
• Experience creating technical specifications for automated manufacturing equipment is highly desired
• Required to work on C2D2 environment with PAPR respirator.
• Experience transitioning products and processes from prototype to production desired.
• Experience with chemical process control and industrial heating system is a plus               

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland