Controls Engineer

Fives - Seattle, WA3.1

The Electrical/Controls Engineer position at Fives Lund LLC serves to research, develop, design and oversee the implementation of custom-engineered solutions for advanced industrial equipment in a variety of highly technical industries. This position provides technical design, project leadership, installation oversight, and overall support of electrical system architecture.


Designs and integrates electrical systems for industrial automation
Uses AutoCAD to produce well laid-out and referenced electrical schematics
Layouts power cabinets, selects components and size conductors for feeder and branch circuits
Implements proper design practices per NEC requirements and regulations
Implements organized filing systems for design drawings (project templates, standard title blocks, drawing lists, bills of material, etc.)
Oversees and supervises the installation of electrical systems
Interfaces with mechanical engineers, purchasing agents, electricians and assembly technicians to implement and improve system design and performance
Works with engineering managers and the finance department to create and manage project schedules and bid proposals
Develops supplier scope of work (SSOW) documents for electrical contractors as needed
Troubleshoots and debugs industrial automation systems
Provides project management/leadership as needed
Interfaces with customers at project sites during commissioning, acceptance testing, delivery and support


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required
5 years experience preferred
AutoCAD Electrical experience a plus
Ability to proactively anticipate potential problems and propose solutions
Ability to analyze complicated systems
Experience with servo systems, VFDs, Ethernet networks, PLC and HMI programming
Experience with 480VAC, 120VAC and 3-phase and 24VDC voltage power distribution and layouts
Understanding of the National Electrical Code (NEC)
Strong written and oral communication skills
Attention to detail
Willingness to take initiative


Compensation commensurate with experience
Paid Time Off
401(k) with Employer Contributions
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Life & Disability Coverage
Potential for annual profit sharing bonus


Located in Seattle, WA., Fives Lund LLC, a Fives Group company, designs and builds complex, turn-key machines and systems based on unique requirements of our customer base. Ranging from aerospace manufacturing to pharmaceutical, life-science and renewable energy markets, we work hand-in-hand with our customers through all phases of the project lifecycle from system requirement definition, design, proof-of-concept, manufacturing, commissioning and support.

Fives is a global industrial engineering group that designs and supplies robotics, process equipment and production lines for the world’s largest industrial sectors including aerospace, automotive, bio-tech, semiconductor and energy.

  • Due to contract requirements, US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required.
Job Location
Seattle, Washington, United States
Position Type