Egan Company

  • Hardware Controls Engineer

    Job Locations US-MN-Champlin
    Posted Date 9 months ago(5/9/2019 9:55 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Egan Company is seeking candidates for a Hardware Controls Engineer position located in Champlin, MN. As Egan’s business continues to grow with new industrial controls customers serving a variety of markets, we are looking for strong technical leaders to help strengthen our team.  We encourage you to apply if you are excited to work in industries such as food and beverage, grain, dairy, refrigeration, material, handling and water treatment.


    The ideal candidate must possess the following knowledge and understanding:

    • UL 508A control panel hardware design
    • Knowledge and ability to define and select proper components for bill of materials (BOM)
    • Strong understanding of electrical schematics and CAD engineering support
    • Ability to understand key technical and process information from customers and peers
    • The ability to generate estimates, quotes, schematics and BOM per PM/engineering requests, specification and request for quotations
    • Understanding of related electrical codes and standards, including UL508A, UL698A, NFPA 70, NFPA 79, NFPA 70E, ISO 13849


    • Quote estimation, quoting process standardization, estimating tool support and development
    • Create BOMs, schematics, layouts, guide end-process design concept, and provide guidance to designers and drafters
    • Support project kickoff, design reviews

    Position Requirements


    • Required: Minimum Associate’s Degree or equivalent job-related experience in the hardware design of UL 508A control panels, hardware process design, and industrial equipment design, estimating
    • A successful candidate will have greater than 4 years of proven experience in related field and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge
    • Desired: Bachelor’s Degree in a technical engineering-related field
    • Electrician license a plus
    • CAD design experience a plus
    • Controls PLC and HMI programming experience a plus


    • Previous experience with hardware selection for electrical systems is required, including hardware design, power and controls
    • Demonstrated knowledge of components, sensors, process equipment, networking, instrumentation, automation and industrial controls
    • Familiarity with a variety of hardware automation and control platforms; Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Schneider and related common industrial control panel components
    • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Solid working knowledge of all Microsoft® Office Suite and Google Suite programs
    • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods
    • Travel expectations include local day-trips in the upper Midwest area and domestic travel up to a few weeks per year 


    About Egan


    From general contractors and architects to building owners and facility engineers, Egan collaborates throughout the entire construction or project process with the shared goal of maintaining best-in-class relationships with our internal teams, customers, and business partners. At nearly 1,000 employees occupying our offices and work-sites, we aim to ensure every project is done with quality craftsmanship, integrity, and an aggressive commitment to safety. In fact, we’re proud to be recently recognized as one of America’s Safest Companies.

    Egan Company is one of the largest, multi-trade, specialty construction contractors and system integrators in the Midwest. We provide in-house expertise in planning, design, engineering, construction, and maintenance by representing over 15 skilled trade unions serving virtually every infrastructure discipline in the industry. Core services include: mechanical, electrical, engineering & design, curtain wall/glazing/panel systems (InterClad), millwrights, fabrication, building systems, controls & system integration, and service.


    Why Work Here?

    In 2017, Egan was also recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace. We provide in-house expertise in planning, design, engineering, construction, and maintenance by representing over 15 skilled trade unions serving virtually every infrastructure discipline in the industry.

    Why do our employees choose Egan Company? Watch this quick 2 minute video to learn more!

    Additional Information


    Egan Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, and status with regard to public assistance, protected veteran status, familial status, or other characteristic protected by law.


    Application Instructions and Employment Practices


    We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our on-line process due to a disability should email

    Egan is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and drug-free working environment.  Employment with Egan requires successful completion of a pre-employment substance abuse testing and a background check.  Egan Company participates in E-Verify. 


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