Electrical Engineer, PE

Spokane, WA 99224
United States
Job Description

Company Background:
Washington Equipment Manufacturing Company, Inc. (WEMCO, Inc.) is a contract manufacturer that specializes in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of productivity-enhancing solutions, such as overhead cranes for material handling, automated aerospace tooling, agricultural equipment, and custom machinery used in multiple industries around the world. WEMCO’s facility is fully integrated with the capability to perform nearly all services in-house. This includes design, engineering, welding, machining, painting, assembly, testing, and installation of complex machinery. This is not a boring office job or consulting firm. Your designs will be built in-house by industry experts. Visit our website to view some of our work – www.wemcoinc.com 

Job Purpose:
As an Electrical Engineer, you will utilize computer-aided software to review, modify, and design electrical systems while simultaneously validating and improving the performance of electromechanical equipment and components. You will work under the direction of the company Vice President, and will join a team of mechanical, structural, and control systems engineers that continue to grow our company and expand our capabilities. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and review control systems by studying customer requirements, researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials, and soliciting observations from operators

  • Interact with electrical engineers and staff members to identify, define, and resolve design or performance issues with products

  • Create test procedures and provide technical assistance during equipment assembly and commissioning 

  • Execute technical assignments with the ability to integrate systems adhering to schedule and cost considerations

  • Perform root cause analysis for failure investigations and other data analysis tasks

  • Write periodic reports or presentations for customers on specific projects

  • Conduct electrical progress work inspections on a continuous basis along with complete electrical installation checkout to ensure quality, codes, standards, and specifications are met before turnover

  • Support technical coordination of lock-out/tag-out program activities

  • Coordinate with Mechanical Engineers and craft workers to solve drawing issues or and provide information necessary for proper wiring or installation of electrical equipment

  • Coordinate and fulfill procurement as needed for electrical panel and system fabrication and assembly

  • Provide engineering information by answering questions and requests that are technical in nature

  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with government regulations

  • Create and review O&M manuals for all designed equipment

  • Provide tracking and reporting to help plan, develop, and mentor project teams on the implementation of recovery plans as necessary

  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative interpersonal working relationships with others

  • Create drawings for manufacturability using standard drafting practices within your assigned area

  • Diagnose problems, order appropriate parts, and design solutions to remedy project complications

  • Must maintain a clean driving record since you may be asked to drive a company vehicle at times

  • Be willing to travel for short periods of time to manage project assignments

  • Be willing to study and learn relevant industry standard requirements such as ISO9001, AS9100, NCCCO, OSHA, ANSI, ASME, CMAA, AWS, IBC, ASCE, ASME, as well as any other related specifications needed to perform industry-accepted designs and equipment

Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

    • Professional Engineering license in Electrical Engineering

    • 3-5 years experience working in industrial automation

    • Strong background in mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems

    • Strong AutoCAD skills, experience with Autodesk Inventor preferred

    • Strong Programming Skills

    • Must be able to work autonomously without direct oversight when necessary

    • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

    • Has or can acquire a US Passport with no travel restrictions


      1.  401K Retirement Plan

      2. Medical Insurance

      3. Dental Insurance

      4. Vision Insurance

      5. Supplemental insurance options through Colonial Life

      6. Paid Time Off

      7. Holiday Pay

      8. Employee Referral Program


      United States