Controls Engineer

Controls Engineer (Direct Hire)


Job Requisition: 6474

Description for Controls Engineer:
The Controls Engineer designs control systems for industrial material handling solutions. Includes development of specifications, device layout drawings, control schematics, PLC logic, and solutions that deliver exceptional customer value. May work with support of more senior engineers. Works closely with the overall project team to design systems meeting the project requirements. Uses creativity and innovation to tailor the standard product offering to meet customer needs. Independently executes small projects with minimal supervision. 

Responsibilities for Controls Engineer:
  • Based on customer specifications and scope documentation, designs system layouts, schematics, and control devices, usually for small projects and retrofits; supports design of projects of all sizes
  • Performs diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making
  • Creates control sequence of operation documents to ensure that the design meets customer expectations
  • Prepares schematics and specifications for control panel fabrication
  • Maintains a progress schedule that meets project milestones
  • Provides documentation and support to the field wiring team
  • Creates Programmable Logical Control (PLC) programs
  • Works closely with the Software Engineering team to integrate control solutions
  • Performs on-site commissioning
  • Performs system validation according to project requirements
  • Ensures project checklists and electronic documents are complete and archived
  • Follows engineering standards
  • Travels up to 50%
Requirements for Controls Engineer:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • Experience with industrial HMI and SCADA systems
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley controls/controllers or Schneider PLCs a plus
  • Knowledge of industrial automation systems, including HMI and SCADA
  • Knowledge of controls/controllers and PLCs a plus
  • Proficient with AutoCAD or AutoCAD Electrical
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team-oriented and collaborative
  • Creative-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours
*Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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