Electrical Controls Engineer

City:  Tacoma

We're hiring our next Electrical Controls Engineer! PABCO Roofing Products, a manufacturer of asphalt shingles, has an opportunity for a Controls Engineer in Tacoma, WA.  The right candidate enjoys solving problems with our current team members, thinking outside the box, and getting dirty! 


A few more reasons why you should join the PABCO family:


  • Great benefits package – Including Blue Cross medical and dental, vision, flex spending, health savings account, 2 weeks of vacation, 401k, profit sharing, life insurance, STD, LTD, wellness programs, employee assistance, educational assistance, scholarships for children of employees, company discounts, and opportunities for community service.


  • Rich history – PABCO® Roofing Products, a division of PABCO® Building Products, LLC, began manufacturing premium asphalt shingle in Tacoma, Washington in 1984.  PABCO® quickly earned a reputation for producing quality products and providing excellent customer service.  Our product offerings have expanded over the year, but our commitment to quality has remained and is one of our core values. 


  • A compassionate workplace – As a family-owned company, PABCO cares about its people. Our purpose is to build a lasting culture where people matter, belong and succeed.


Essential Duties And Responsibilities:  may include some or all of the following:

  • Coordinate with the Maintenance Supervisor, Purchaser, and Engineering Manager to schedule shutdown and runtime electrical maintenance.
  • Coordinate maintenance requests with the plant electricians to ensure work is done on a prioritized basis. 
  • Inspect the quality of all electrical repairs and new installations for safety and compliance with NEC code.
  • Work with the engineering and maintenance manager in developing the scope and cost estimates for major capital projects.
  • Use expertise in plant systems to make plant improvement recommendations.
  • Work with outside vendors to maintain current knowledge of electrical and control systems.  
  • Maintain relevant skillset through regular training both inside the company and through external resources.
  • All other special projects or tasks as assigned.


Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, the requirements below are meant to provide a general understanding of what's needed to be considered for the position. A job description can be provided if essential functions are a concern.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering; and
  • 5 year's plus experience in a manufacturing environment; or
  • equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Expert level Electrical troubleshooting abilities.
  • Compensation range for this position is $90-$115k in annual salary with eligibility for bonus


Math Ability:

  •  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Computer Skills:

  • Must be proficient or expert level at the following programs: Allen-Bradley, HMI programmable experience, Solidworks and CAD.



PABCO Roofing is an equal opportunity employee and a drug and alcohol-free environment. Your safety is our top priority.