Electrical Engineer-Design -Houston, Texas

Houston, TX

Country: United States

Location: Houston, TX, United States

Employment type: Undefined term

Country: United States (US)

Location: Houston, Texas (US-TX)

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At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


The electrical engineer will design electric motor controls as related to overhead cranes and hoists and conduct applications and specifications of Magnetic Motor Starters, Relays and AC inverters. Support the engineering department in all phases of product or development engineering activities related to the creation of product designs, production drawings, schematics and bills of materials and programming.


  • Calculate wire sizes/overload protection for any model crane up to 800 volts D.C. and up to 4160 volts A.C. from schematics or other information provided by customer specifications by using appropriate electrical codes and appropriate Konecranes standards.
  • Participate in resolving manufacturing problems (shop or field) by working with other engineers and service technicians, along with persons in other departments, to research and define problems, research, and prepare solutions by properly communicating with the necessary personnel.
  • Prepare single line diagrams/panel layouts and interconnect drawings by using schematics or information provided by customer.
  • Size and specify selected purchase components/BOMs by reviewing Konecranes standards, vendor information and by utilizing knowledge of products.
  • Provide input to design improvements by providing information to the chief engineer that shows improved functions and/or cost reduction.
  • Modify/improve existing circuit designs due to field problems, material obsolescence, or other reasons as defined by managers and customers.
  • Design electrical controls for motors and drives, etc. by utilizing knowledge of product, applicable electrical codes and clearances, Konecranes Electrical Standards and by working with mechanical engineering and manufacturing when necessary.
  • Develop connection/cable diagrams, and general arrangement drawings by utilizing knowledge of products, applicable electrical codes, Konecranes Electrical Standards.
  • Be able to travel to sites to attend meetings or trouble shoot a control system if a major problem occurs.


  • Must have BSEE or BSEET
  • 3 to 5 years of electrical engineering/drafting experience (AutoCAD 2016 or Zuken E3), PLC and HMI programming experience, and experience in setting up variable frequency drives preferred. Rockwell, Siemens or Danfoss PLC/VFD programming experience preferred.
  • Knowledgeable with using and applying the NEC electrical code.


Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.


Electrical Engineer
North America

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