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Electrical Controls Engineer Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Electrical Controls Engineer

Riverside Research Institute - Dayton, OH

Posted: 1/29/2024 - Expires: 4/28/2024

Job ID: 269040191


Job Description

Electrical Controls Engineer







Position Type

Full Time Salary

Riverside Overview

Riverside Research is an independent National Security Nonprofit dedicated to research and development in the national interest. We provide high-end technical services, research and development, and prototype solutions to some of the country's most challenging technical problems.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.

Position Overview

Riverside Research and the IDS Business Unit are seeking a full time Electrical Controls Engineer in the Dayton, OH area. This position will focus on designing, development, and supervising all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery. This position will join a team of engineers currently supporting the National Air and Space Intelligence Center at WPAFB.


Provide professional engineering oversight for all the customer's facility projects by gathering and documenting user requirements and integrating new concepts in secure workplace design Is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of electrical engineering
Responsible for oversight of the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software
Writes electrical specifications and makes electrical diagrams and drawings
Tests and troubleshoots various mechanical and electrical systems
Provides technical support and instruction to organization members
Evaluate cost estimates and occasionally provide estimated costs for proposed projects
Recommend optimal space planning and configuration, evaluate code compliance, review proposed layouts, and conduct periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans
Work cohesively with other engineers to integrate the mechanical and electrical elements into a final product that exceeds customer expectations ensuring that the integrated design meets the customer's goals, objectives, and security requirements
Manage/support/coordinate programming, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance of facilities
Other responsibilities include:

Project Management & Project Schedules
Design Reviews / Drawings, Specifications, Analysis, Submittals, Shop Drawings, Requirements Gathering and Documentation
Concept Creation / Space and Layout Planning
Code / Standards / Regulations Interpretation
Other duties as assigned


Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI US Government Security Clearance
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering
Min 5 years electrical controls engineering experience
CAD experience
Must be able to work in a fast -paced environment and adapt to challenging situations as they occur

Desired Qualifications:

Cross-functional engineering discipline knowledge (including mechanical systems) a plus
Performs a range of special projects related Electrical Engineering project management

Global Comp

This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience, location and other factors.

Closing Statement

Riverside Research Institute is a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, where service to our customers and support of our staff is our overall mission. Riverside is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. Riverside offers comprehensive compensation and benefit packages to our employees.
Riverside bases its employment decisions solely on technical experience, qualifications and other job-related criteria related to our organizational purpose as a not-for-profit company, and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran's status or any other status legally protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.

Riverside Research is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
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Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 6

Workplace Documentation: 7