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Control Panel Designer Opening, San Marcos, TX

Location: San Marcos, TX

Post Date: 05/25/2023

We are currently hiring for a Control Panel Designer for a manufacturing company in San Marcos, TX. These positions are DIRECT HIRE! Please submit your resume to this posting and call our office at 830-629-2525.

Salary: $70k / year

Schedule: Monday – Friday

The Designer will design control panels per customer specifications to successfully ensure customer satisfaction and company profitability. Identify heat tracing requirements from customers' drawings, specifications, instructions, and company quotations. Prepare control panel isometrics, panelboard schedules, cable schedules, instrument schedules, wiring diagrams, BOMs, and location plans. Use company design software (AutoCAD, SEE Electrical, etc.) and established guidelines and procedures to design control panels.

This role will report to the Engineering Manager and will work under their day-to-day direction.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities include

  • Design of small to medium projects or several small projects simultaneously.
  • Teamwork – Interact with the other designers, Project Manager, to generate isometric drawings.
  • Interaction with customer representative on technical issues
  • Create and review drawings using AutoCAD and other company software or methodology
  • Prepare and review drawings for accuracy
  • Check and approve drawings prepared by other designers
  • Conduct site surveys to gather information required for heat tracing design
  • Be familiar with and adhere to company procedures and guides related to quality and project execution

Key Characteristics, Competencies and Skills

  • Computer literate – Advanced MS Office skills
  • Working technical knowledge of electricity (Ohm's Law, voltage, amperage, circuits)
  • Working technical knowledge of piping and insulation systems and components
  • Working knowledge of Codes and Standards that pertain to Control Panels (IEEE 515, NEC, IEC, etc.)
  • Ability to work autonomously and drive results, self-driven and motivated
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Superior teamwork skills across a multi-faceted organization
  • Provide data to and interface with the Panel Group for design of control panels
  • Create, review and approve drawing using all company software (AutoCAD, See Electrical, etc.)
  • Interface with Project Manager and customer representative
  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and 5S culture.


· Procedures are established for normal work assignments. Interpret written/oral instructions given by supervisor(s) or assigned personnel, to carry out assigned duties, but seeks advice when needed. Instructions/guidance provided for new or non-standard assignments.

  • Be willing to learn by asking questions, reading product information literature and viewing training aides.
  • Possess problem solving implement engineering best practices and identify improvements
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to take on responsibility.
  • Be safety minded.
  • Must be team oriented and able to participate in a team culture


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology preferred or 3 years of prior manufacturing experience.

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