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At IEM, we pride ourselves in setting and raising the bar for innovation in the electrical distribution industry. From advanced engineering and technologies, to our parallel manufacturing process, quality control practices and experienced management, IEM is making a difference and so can you.

Our success depends on cultivating the diversity and skills that our employees bring to our business. We offer challenging projects, collaboration with smart people and an inventive culture. IEM employees appreciate working in an autonomous environment that fosters creativity and individual growth.

We’re looking for talented individuals who consistently go the extra mile for a project, client and colleague, people who are committed to continuous professional growth.


To apply for a career opportunity with IEM, send a cover letter and your resume to careers@iemfg.com and include the title of the position(s) you are applying for in the subject line. Please submit these documents as attachments in Word, Excel or Adobe PDF formats. Do not provide hyperlinks to websites for download. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

 

Available Positions:

ENTRY-LEVEL APPLICATIONS ENGINEER/QUOTATIONS

IEM (Industrial Electric Mfg.) in Fremont, CA is the largest independent full-line manufacturer of custom electrical distribution and power quality equipment in North America. IEM has delivered customer-specific solutions to meet the ever changing power requirements of growth industries in North America for over half century. This position offers an exciting opportunity within an employee-oriented, growing company.

Reporting to the Manager of Applications Engineering, you will be trained to provide technical quotations through the analysis of costs of materials & labor associated with designing, engineering, and producing final custom assemblies for our LV/MV Switchgear. Responsibilities encompass completing quotations/proposals which would include reviewing and interpreting engineered drawings and specifications, working closely with our suppliers, and interacting regularly with our sales, engineering, production and purchasing departments.

You will be part of the Applications Engineering team which provides the sales force with support by performing proposal preparation. Training will also be provided on the estimating tools used to generate the quotations. Minimal travel expected.

Requirements: A Technical Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of an internship/co-op or direct experience in a manufacturing environment or the electrical industry. Being a team player with excellent computer, communication and organizational skills are a must.

PLC - AUTOMATION PROGRAMMER

IEM Power Systems, located in Jacksonville, FL, is a subsidiary of Industrial Electric Mfg. (IEM), North America’s largest independent full-line manufacturer of electrical distribution and power quality equipment. IEM Power Systems designs and builds innovative power systems for critical applications where continuous and reliable power is required.

You will be responsible for working with an electrical design engineer to develop custom PLC programs including developing custom designed HMI monitoring systems, and communications with devices such as power meters, relays, transducers etc. using numerous protocols including Modbus, Profibus, Canbus etc. This will include analyzing customer specifications and description of operations, installing & testing systems software in switchgear assemblies, and providing support for start-up and field service. Domestic and international travel will be required from time to time.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in control system design and programming
  • 4 year degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Field experience in commissioning and servicing control systems
  • Cross platform PLC and HMI experience
  • Proficiency with either: Allen Bradley PLC/HMI or GE PLC/HMI
  • Knowledgeable on SCADA systems and applications would put you at an advantage
  • Ability to design efficient communication architectures
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Self-motivated individual, with good time management practices
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in the English Language
  • Must be a self-starter

Relocation assistance will be provided.

SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLS DESIGN ENGINEER (MV/LV)

IEM Canada - Industrial Electric Mfg. (Canada) was formed in 2007 to expand IEM’s offering to include Power Distribution and Power Generation electrical distribution solutions in both Canada and the US. IEM is the largest independent full-line manufacturer of electrical distribution equipment in North America. IEM Canada offers access to the full complement of electrical distribution products and services provided by IEM, including local design consulting, custom manufacturing, sales and service support. This new positions offers an exciting growth opportunity with a very employee-oriented company.

You will be responsible for the design of medium and low voltage switchgear for commercial applications on a project by project basis. Primary duties will include equipment layout, component selection, electrical & wiring design, and bill of material summarization; technical review of new projects with sales / marketing group, and interface with customers / consultants to resolve any technical design issues in parts / specifications / drawings. This position will include some travel to Toronto.

Requirements: A BSEE, EET or equivalent and a minimum 3 years of experience designing medium voltage (5 kV – 38 kV) and low voltage switchgear. This includes a familiarity with: IEEE/ANSI 37.20 and UL891/1558 design guidelines as well as Arc Flash standards IEEE1584 and NFPA70E, product testing/certification and Arc flash testing, experience with complex PLC control (hardware design) and writing sequence of operations for complex commercial applications. Excellent communication skills are also a must. Familiarity with one or more PLC platforms such as Allen Bradley, GE Fanuc and Siemens, and HMI’s such as Wonderware, Intellution, UL / CSA certification and testing experience, and design experience in paralleling switchgear and/or automatic transfer are desirable.

SENIOR SWITCHGEAR ENGINEER

IEM Power Systems, located in Jacksonville, FL, is a subsidiary of Industrial Electric Mfg. (IEM), North America’s largest independent full-line manufacturer of electrical distribution and power quality equipment. IEM Power Systems designs and builds innovative power systems for critical applications where continuous and reliable power is required.

As a Senior Switchgear Engineer, your responsibilities will include the design and development of unique custom switchgear utilizing industry standard communication protocols to multiple PLC’s, protective relays and 3rd party devices. You will also be creating innovative solutions working directly with the customer utilizing industry cutting-edge components. Managing a project, you will interface internally with sales, test/QA, programmers and field service.

Requirements: A BSEE or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years experience designing switchgear with a solid understanding of low and medium voltage switchgear design standards and applications. This should include familiarity with: UL 891, UL1558, UL1670, and ANSI C37.20 design standards. You must also have a solid knowledge of low and medium voltage switchgear protection schemes including circuit breaker trip units, protective relays and ground fault schemes. Experience with generator controls including stand-alone operation, multiple generators operating in parallel on an isolated bus and generators operating in parallel with utility are also a must. Experience with multi-function engine/generator controllers, AutoCAD, and an understanding of basic motor controls and programmable logic controllers would be a plus. Excellent communication skills and being self-motivated are required.

Relocation assistance will be provided.

ON-SITE POWER SALES ENGINEER

IEM Power Systems, located in Jacksonville, FL, is a subsidiary of Industrial Electric Mfg. (IEM), North America’s largest independent full-line manufacturer of electrical distribution and power quality equipment. IEM Power Systems designs and builds innovative power systems for critical applications where continuous and reliable power is required.

Reporting to the VP of Sales & Marketing, you will be responsible for selling electric power generation products including generators, switchgear and control systems. In this position you will identify current and future customer service requirements by establishing a personal rapport with potential and current customers, provide product, service or engineering information to customers, establish new accounts and service existing accounts, plan and organize sales call schedule, prepare proposals and pricing development by studying blueprints, plans, bid documents, and engineering specifications, and consult with engineers to ensure final products or technical solutions meet customer expectations.

Requirements: A four year college degree in Electrical Engineering or Sales Management and 15 years’ experience in power distribution, power transmission, paralleling switchgear, substation transformers, and power relays. Extensive experience in cold calling and selling engineering solutions related to the power industry are also required. Ability to travel up to 75% and work in a fast paced environment is a must.

Relocation assistance will be provided.