Controls Engineer

  • Company:
    Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Job Description

Controls Engineer

Our client a material handling systems integrator is currently searching for a Control Engineer to join their growing team. This is a great opportunity to work with an awesome company!

This position will:

  • Develop functional requirements documentation and designs for PLC software and user interfaces.
  • PLC, HMI, and drive system programing, including ancillary hardware such as barcode scanners, scales, etc.
  • Work in conjunction with other company departments and the customer when completing designs. Other departments will include sales, software engineering, manufacturing, and field installation.
  • Provide timely updates to project management and supervisor for progress against scope, schedule and budget.
  • Travel to customer sites for engineering evaluations and inspections. Produce reports and recommendations based on these evaluations and inspections.
  • Assist in installation, testing, and de-bug of electrical components, machine startups, and commissioning.
  • Produce documentation for design basis based on project work scope.
  • Produce documentation for equipment operation, maintenance, vendor equipment, and training based on project requirements.


Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Robotics and/or equivalent experience and training
  • 3+ years designing and commissioning of automated material handling systems, including electrical design, PLC, HMI, drive and motion controls
  • Mainly proficient in Beckhoff TwinCat3 PLC programming
  • Experience with AC and DC drive systems, including Lenze and SEW
  • Experience with PLC control networks, such as Ethernet/IP, ControlNet, EtherCAT, Profibus, Profinet, and AS-i Bus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical controls engineering principles, concepts, practices and codes (NEC, UL, CE and NFPA)
  • Ability to travel throughout North America to support project design, installations, sales efforts, and inspections
  • Ability to operate in a team environment and communicate clearly to the intended audience
  • Possess the knowledge and experience to recognize when problems surface or are looming, and proactively bring the correct people together to solve these problems

Software Application Knowledge:

  • Design/Drafting software – AutoCAD (ACAD) or AutoCAD Electrical (ACADE), EPLAN
  • Desk top software- Microsoft Word, Excel, Projects and Outlook
  • Beckhoff TwinCat programming software packages