Sr. Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer: E&I (Hybrid Remote and In-Office)

On-Board Companies

Job Description

On-Board Engineering is hiring a full-time Sr. Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer in New Castle, DE!

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About Us:

On-Board Engineering, Incorporated is an on-site contract service provider for a local manufacturing entity providing full time positions to our employees. We offer benefits, paid time off, paid holidays and 401k after a probationary time.

Position Details:

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Location: New Castle, DE (Hybrid with remote flexibility)

Benefits: Paid time off, paid holidays and health benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and Life Insurance

Compensation: $100,000 – $140,000 annually


On-Board Engineering Corp. is seeking to grow its Electrical Engineering team with a qualified Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) Engineer. You will join On-Board’s Reputable Corporate Office Team at its Regional Engineering Headquarters in New Castle, DE (Wilmington, DE area)


  • As a Senior Electrical Engineer (E&I) you will be responsible for designing, developing, and working with our clients as they install or modify new or existing equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery, and processes
  • Design and develop new control systems; (platforms vary by client but experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC’s and modern and legacy DCS systems is required) and you will develop and maintain instrument lists/databases in Microsoft Access
  • Work with Power Distribution for Medium Voltage and Low Voltage schematics, wiring diagrams, one-lines, equipment arrangements, and lighting design
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve, but you will often put on your “Project Engineering Hat“ and work collaboratively with design engineers, operations, and procurement to specify instrumentation, control and DCS equipment for purchasing based on scope requirements which will include working with vendors to provide accurate ISA data sheet specifications and equipment procurement quotations
  • Work closely with our other All-Star Engineering Discipline Team Members to complete project objectives on-time and within budget


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Good written and verbal communications skills and AutoCAD skills in 2D or 3D is a plus
  • At least 4+ years or more of Electrical engineering, Instrumentation, and Controls Engineering experience either as a Engineering Design Consultant Engineer to (or on-site/in-plant experience at) industrial, chemical, manufacturing and commercial facilities
  • Experience and knowledge in Controls (i.e. Process safety and controls strategies, DCS, Allen Bradley PLC’s, Siemens PLC’s, Safety Instrument Systems (SIS), I/O counts, Instrument sizing and specifications, Functional Descriptions, Automation & controls, Operator Control Panels / HMI)
  • Experience and knowledge in Power Distribution for Medium Voltage and Low Voltage schematics, wiring diagrams, one-lines, equipment arrangements, and lighting design.
  • Competence in Project Management activities such as scope development, cost and man hours estimates, bid package development, scheduling, vendor evaluation / review.
  • Candidates cannot begin an assignment without successful drug & background screening clearances

Apply Today!

On-Board was founded in 1976 by Robert L. Wilson to provide Engineering and Design services to the chemical manufacturing industry. Today, On-Board is a thriving privately held family of companies with services including: Consulting, Professional Engineering, Industrial Maintenance and Facility Management, Contracted Manufacturing and Production Services, as well as Temporary Staffing and Recruiting throughout North America.

The On-Board Family of Companies conducts operations through its Corporate Headquarters located in East Windsor, NJ along with Regional Offices in New Castle, DE and Wake Forest, NC. On-Board’s Mission is to provide “Flexible Service by applying the talents of our people, work processes and technology to meet our clients’ expectations in a Safe, Responsible and Dependable manner.“

On-Board Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.