Controls Engineer

Hixson, TN 37379

Posted: 11/02/2022 Job Number: 22133

Job Description

Selectek has an immediate need for a Controls Engineer in the Chattanooga, TN area.

Job description:
The Controls Engineer will work in conjunction with the engineering department on designing and developing electrical circuit and controls logic. This job includes development time in the office, optimization and troubleshooting in the plant, and installation and support at customers sites throughout North America.

  • 10+ years of PLC and HMI programming in a related field
  • Use of PLC programming software. (Automation Direct, Rockwell/Allen Bradley, Siemens)
  • Experience with machine commissioning and providing remote onsite support
  • Experience setting up and maintaining common industrial networks
  • Programming PLCs and HMIs
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic systems
  • Ability to design/establish manufacturing processes
  • Managing ability and skills to analyze problems
  • Perform circuit diagnostics
  • Ability to program AC Drives and Servos
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • AutoCAD skills to design and draw electrical/controls schematics.
  • Available for up to 50% travel time throughout the year
  • Ability to pass criminal background and clean driving record

  • Knowledge of Bosch Rexroth programming environment
  • Assembly and production experience
  • Ability to speak, write and communicate in French is a big plus
  • Experience with 460V systems

Job order details:
This job includes development time in the office, optimization and troubleshooting in the plant, and installation and support at customers sites throughout North America. This person will do programming in-house, troubleshoot connections, onsite testing and then go to client site for commissioning.

Sponsorship: YES (If Canadian and can speak French)

Pay range: $43/hour - $58/hour + paid hotel when traveling to customer site, company vehicle, daily per diem.
*Per diem is $60 for 1st day, plus an additional $40/day (up to $100/day) for any additional nights for extended stays. This will likely only happen once a month.  You will never have to pay for anything out of pocket.

Term of assignment: 6 months temp to perm

Pay method when direct: Salary plus performance bonuses

Location of job: Hixson, TN area

Hours and shift: Monday - Friday 8AM – 5PM (can vary if onsite for a commissioning project)

Work from home/remote: No

Overtime expected: Yes (Avg 5 hours/week)

Travel: Yes - 50%; Travel sites will include mainly Southeast (NC, VA, TN) and will normally be going to plants that convert lumber into wood flooring

Work attire: Business Casual

Does the client require a background check/drug test? Yes

Please contact Lizzie Johns at 470-203-0754 or for more details.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lizzie Johns
Technical Recruiter

Lizzie is originally from a small town in South Georgia where she grew up on a farm. She then moved to the “big city” of Athens to attend The University of Georgia where she received her bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication. The courses she took cultivated her desire to connect with people and help others. This path led her to a sales and recruiting job with a company in Atlanta that took her to Pittsburgh and then back to Atlanta. Although she enjoyed the competitiveness of sales, recruiting was her passion. For the next three years, Lizzie honed her recruiting skills while working for a light industrial/manufacturing staffing company in Marietta, GA.

Lizzie joined Selectek in March of 2021. She brought with her a cumulative of nearly 9 years of recruiting experience. Her strong background and knowledge of recruiting gave her a great base for learning the ins and outs of engineering and architecture.

In her spare time, Lizzie spends time with her dogs (Jax, Tuck, and Birdie) and cat (Luna). She also enjoys cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs football team and visiting local wineries. She enjoys going on trips with her husband, Philip, and playing in a competitive cornhole league with him.

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