Engineering Lead (Electrical)

Job Location US-AR-Fayetteville
# of Openings
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Allied Reliability is looking for an Electrical/Engineering Lead based in Fayetteville, Arkansas! The Electrical /Engineering Lead will coordinate and support the design, coordination, and installation of new and remodel electrical, and logical projects for the plant. The Electrical Lead will supervise all aspects of electrical and logical control systems of existing and new equipment. Provides technical support for automation projects. Identifies, analyzes, and implements continuous improvement projects. Diagnoses/troubleshoots electrical, electronic and computer-controlled equipment. Maintains and manages all PLC, VFD, HMI and data collection data bases, programs, backups, and revision controls. Familiar with Medium and low voltage distribution systems, controls, alarm and monitoring. Working knowledge of Rockwell programming software and automation hardware, Microsoft Office Suite, CMMS & AutoCAD. Familiar with Information Technology (IT) systems and their integration with controls in an industrial environment. Understanding of communication protocols including Modbus, Common Industrial Protocol (CIP), Ethernet, etc.


  • Plan, Develop, modify/improve, test, and startup PLC and HMI automation and automation programming projects for industrial projects.
  • Troubleshoot all Rockwell Automation and PLC hardware, to include RS Logix 5, 500, and 5000.
  • Oversee all electrical installations, codes compliance, as well as construction methods
  • Proper updates of all blueprints for structured cabling, building controls, fire alarm, security, access control
  • Work closely with contractors to implement software and hardware upgrades
  • Producing effective and accurate written documents, reports, and technical memorandums
  • Inspect, troubleshoot and repair high (480 VAC) and low (24VDC) voltage control, power, alarm and lighting systems on industrial machinery and facility systems
  • Troubleshoot Allen Bradley PLCs using a PC (laptop) utilizing RS Logix software.
  • Reliability Champion for all electrical installations for low (110) and high voltages (480)
  • Responsible for all required electrical labeling, signage, and electrical compliances (OSHA, City, State, etc.)
  • Teach proper troubleshoot of AC inverter and DC variable speed motor drives.
  • Under minimal supervision identify needed parts, plan jobs, and install complex electrical equipment, including electrical conduit, circuit breakers, contactors, control panels and HMIs.
  • Document all work with company e-mail and CMMS software.
  • Comply with all company policies i.e. lock-out/tag-out, PPE utilization and GMP's..
  • Assist other trades with repairs and installations.
  • Present information about ongoing repairs to management verbally and in writing.
  • Provide approved electrical/PLC training (Updates) to Maintenance or assigned tea



  • Must have (3-5) yrs. experience in industrial electricity and logical controls, or the combination of education, training and experience to successfully complete the job tasks.
  • Must have intermediate computer skills able to use MS Office and the ability to learn company software and to perform basic math calculations (Excel Level III).
  • Must be able to work independently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Must maintain the physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
  • Must complete LOTO, Fall Protection, Hot work permit training, etc.
  • Desired 5S experience
  • Must have good organizational and time management skills, be able to follow instructions and able to perform all job functions safely.
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate (verbal / written / digitally) with co-workers, management and other employees.
  • Must be able to use, or learn to use, the equipment and tools used to perform the job.
  • Must understand and adhere to “Good Manufacturing Procedures.
  • Desired Associate Degree in Electrical field or equivalent college units




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