Designer, Electrical Control Panel

Salt Lake City, UT

This position supports the engineering and design needs of the control panel and process electrical design.  This position will engage with various internal and external resources to gather data for best-in-class design and final products.  External resources include manufacturer representatives and customer personnel.  


  • Develop electrical and controls system design solutions based on engineering principles.
  • Evaluate P&IDs to determine I/O requirements.
  • Develop electrical schematics, panel layouts, and BOM’s.
  • Design and facilitate production of control panels per NEC & UL standards.
  • Maintain a neat, clean, and efficient work area daily.
  • Develop and execute QC process for quality assurance.
  • Provide support to field electricians to ensure projects are completed as scheduled.


  • Experience designing industrial electrical control systems.
  • Experience in Electrical Construction Drawings
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of AC / DC power circuits, pushbuttons, circuit breakers, power supplies, overloads, contactors, relays, motors, VFD's, PLC's
  • Must have knowledge of National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)
  • Design to UL Standards for Industrial Control Panels (UL508A) (preferred)
  • Able to interpret NEC for Control Panel to meet the NEC and or field installation.
  • Calculate conductor sizing, de-rating, temperature de-rating.
  • Design to hazardous location requirements for class 1, class 2, division 1 & 2 requirements. (preferred)
  • Design to IS requirements (UL698) (preferred)
  • Perform three phase and single-phase load calculations
  • Perform SCCR calculations
  • Highly organized with strong analytical skills.
  • Safety-minded and follow safety regulations
  • Valid Driver's License


Potential for up to 25% travel to client sites to evaluate and detail clients existing conditions.

Specific/Special Skills

  • Strong software knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, ePLAN, Plant 3D, Revit or similar programs.


Technical/other training or better in Automatic Control Systems (preferred)

About Us

We plan, design, engineer, and build food plants for major brands across the country and the world. For the past three decades, we’ve focused exclusively on the food and beverage industry, helping your favorite brands put your favorite foods in the grocery store. Simply put, food isn’t one thing we do, it’s all we do.

Dennis Group offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with experience. We provide comprehensive employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off including an open vacation policy, as well as bonus, profit-sharing, and retirement plans.

Dennis Group is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

JOB CODE: 1001668