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Controls Engineer

By on Feb 4, 2015 in |

  • Employment Type:
  • Industry: Consumer goods
  • Location:
  • Relocation: Available
  • Sponsorship: Not Available
  • Education: Bachelors preferred
  • Experience: 10+ years
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The successful candidate will be responsible for the specification, design, programming, programming, testing, simulation and  commissioning of turbomachinery control systems. The Controls Engineer will be involved in the project from start to finish which will include design and conception through its development to its commissioning. They may also be asked to handle special projects, such as research, management, and/or quality control.


  • Read and red-line P&ID and wiring drawings
  • Specify panel design and layout, bill of materials, and wiring schematic capabilities
  • Develop of HMI and DCS applications using Wonderware, Rockwell, Intellution, GE Cimplicity, etc.
  • Conduct engineering site surveys to accurately determine the requirements for the system in order to develop design documentation, signal database, and functional definition for the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) & Human Machine Interface (HMI) software
  • Write detailed technical documentation (functional design specifications; FAT/CAT, operations & maintenance, and commissioning manual)
  • Conduct in-house and customer acceptance testing (FAT/CAT)
  • Provide support to business development group for technical proposals and cost estimates
  • Program many different types of PLCs (Allen-Bradley, Modicon, GE and others).


  • Proven experience in PLC configuration and programming with any of the following name brands: Allen-Bradley, Modicon, GE Fanuc, Siemens
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronic or Controls Engineering
  • Experience in turbomachinery control system (gas compressors, electrical generators, and pumps)
  • Extensive understanding of wiring schematics, electric diagrams, and P&IDs
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards: IEEE, ATEX, API, ISA, etc.
  • Management of diverse workloads for multiple projects
  • Effective communication in English; additional languages a plus
  • Proven ability to develop positive relationships with peers, contractors, managers, and customers
  • Knowledge of turbine/generator electrical and instrumentation
  • Experience with process instrumentation
  • Experience in troubleshooting plant control problems and fine tune control loops
  • Minimum of 25% travel


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