Electrical Engineer / Programmer

Dekker Vacuum Technologies, Inc. is a privately held company comprised of a manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution facility located in Michigan City, Indiana. DEKKER has grown to be one the leading vacuum pump, systems, and equipment suppliers in the industry. This growth is based on DEKKER’s unique solutions-based approach to selling, which ensures users receive the best product solution for their application. An energetic, aggressive and dynamic leadership team has been assembled with the commitment to continuously grow the business. With technical expertise, product knowledge and the commitment to exceed customer expectations, DEKKER is quickly becoming the partner of choice for an ever-increasing number of customers. We are a family friendly, culture-focused company that consistently offers our team members a challenge while balancing the quality of life.
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Job Location:
Michigan City, IN
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We are seeking an experienced, motivated Electrical Engineer / Programmer to join our team!  The ideal candidate will have the ability to apply electrical theory, related knowledge and practical application to the following:


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • DesignUL508A Industrial Control Panels
  • Create industrial Wiring Diagrams, Bills of Material, and Layouts for Industrial Control Panels
  • Support UL508A Panel Shop, testing and operations of electrical machinery and controls
  • Ability to collaborate with Test and Production to support internal and external customer requirements
  • Recommend alterations to development and design to improve quality standards and procedures
  • Apply knowledge of electrical standards and principles to maintain high product quality
  • Support UL508A panels and programming microprocessor controllers, PLC’s and VFD’s
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise with panel operation, PLC programs, and VFD parameter sets for internal and external customers
  • Develop and implement testing and qualifying procedures related to electrical components and electrical control schemes
  • Continually improve assembly and performance of electrical systems within the company
  • Properly track and document all details of UL 508A Panel Shop
  • Coordinate with and support onsite UL508A Panel Shop
  • Communicate with vendors to source electrical components and achieve desired component quality
  • Recommend improvements to design In order to improve product quality

Preferred Experience:

  • One to three (1-3) years of related experience
  • Understanding of Three Phase Power and AC Motors
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret code books and customer specifications
  • Understanding and application experience of UL practices to conform to UL standards
  • Proficient in computer applications including CAD operation using AutoCAD
  • Ability to create industrial Wiring Diagrams utilizing AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks Electrical
  • Ability to effectively interface with vendors, test, production, and quality inspection to achieve desired product quality
  • Ability to support internal and external customer requirements
  • PLC Programming and knowledge of Industrial Communications Standards
  • Effective, professional oral and written communication
  • May require limited travel

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technology - equivalent experience may be substituted.