The Role

The Electrical Controls Engineer will execute the industrial control and programming strategy for GTI’s cultivation and production facilities.  

This role will oversee multi-site-level industrial controls, networking, and security related to cultivation environments and process automation across multiple cultivation and production facilities.  The Electrical Controls Engineer shall aid in the development of the industrial communication infrastructure and act to plan, deploy, and troubleshoot new functionality for site-level projects.  This role will be responsible for overseeing direction of external vendors in keeping with GTI’s goals and standards.  The right candidate for us has a strong electrical engineering background, experience in industrial networking, and is comfortable working cross-functionally with both external vendors and internal stakeholders. If you are a problem-solving, agile team player with no ego, get stuff done with excellence human, we want to connect! 

Significant travel (+50%) is required. 


  • Act as the focal point/interface between the operational technology (OT), IT, and security infrastructures across multiple sites 
  • Ensure that all controls, networking, and security projects are planned and integrated in keeping with the GTI enterprise-level OT and IT direction across multiple sites. 
  • Work with integrators, contractors, and site personnel to bring new functionality online and to troubleshoot issues as they arise. 
  • Work with site reliability and facilities personnel to develop and execute preventative maintenance plans as relates to OT/IT/security hardware. 
  • Maintain up to date as-built records and drawings for OT, IT, and security deployments. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Safety & Compliance:  

Be aware of hazards in the workspace. 

  • Retain and understand department specific training. 
  • Report safety incidents/ concerns and comply with follow-up actions. 
  • Be compliant with area safety requirements, state regulations and PPE requirements. 
  • Follow GMP, biosecurity, sanitation or other quality and compliance requirements. 
  • Report and escalate safety & quality concerns. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field from an ABET Accredited institution. 
  • A minimum of 2 years in Operational Technology, with experience troubleshooting and resolving electrical and control system issues. 
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding engineering drawings, including electrical diagrams and P&IDs. 
  • Industrial networking/IT experience, including experience in the administration of Microsoft collaboration software and infrastructure (Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Active Directory)
  • CPG/Manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Ladder Logic, Wonderware, Rockwell, or similar engineering tools and platforms preferred.
  • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and interpretation skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to manage large-scale projects from conception to implementation.
  • Ability to work effectively with little supervision; highly independent and flexible with setting and changing priorities.
  • Effective time-management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well with others while also completing individually assigned tasks.
  • Ability to collaboratively lead and influence stakeholders across all organization functions.
  • Ability to travel 50% and work all days and hours as required. 

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass any and all required background checks.
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry.


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