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Controls Engineer

Houston, TX 77001

Posted: 09/29/2023 Job Number: 27087

Job Description

Selectek is seeking a Controls Engineer to implement systems integration project, perform control system architectural design, design and program HMIs, design and program PLCs, test of automation programs, on-site start-up, customer training, writing of documentation, and coordination with co-workers, customers, and vendors.

Responsibilities:
  • Reads and interprets diagrams and documentation and communicates with customers to understand objectives and preferences.
  • Develops BOMs, IO lists, and requirements for control panels.
  • Develops PLC programs in Ladder, Function Block, and other languages.
  • Develops the human machine interface (HMI).
  • Develops hardware and software test plans and writes simulation logic for the testing of the PLC and HMI system.
  • Tests the installed system to observe system functionality and ensure that the programs function as designed.
  • Troubleshoots problems that occur during startup that are caused by incorrect drawings, changes in customer desires, incorrect instrumentation specifications, or other technical issues. Diagnoses and resolves software and hardware interface issues.
  • Trains customers on use and operation of client-specific system integration software.
  • Interfaces with manufacturers and vendors of software and application products, particularly regarding problem diagnosis and resolution.
  • Works with others to address design problems as necessary.
  • May respond to service calls to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair programming and system failures.

Required:
  • 5+ years’ experience as a controls engineer/automation specialist
  • 20-40% travel requirements
  • Rockwell, Allen Bradley RS Logix, Modicon, Ignition, Redlion, FactoryTalk Historian
  • Any database development using PI, SQL, etc.

Preferred:
  • Wonderware, Iconics, Siemens, GE, Scada Pack
  • Experience in Oil & Gas or Water/Wastewater

Pay range: $85,000 - $125,000
Travel: 20-40%
Location: Sugar Land, TX

If you’re interested in this position, call Jesslin Ward at 678-802-6626 or email your resume to jward@selectek.com.
Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa.
 

Meet Your Recruiter

Jesslin Ward
Technical Recruiter

Jesslin is from North Georgia and graduated from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Hospitality. While working in the hospitality field, she realized her love of human resources and transitioned to a career in HR before finally ending up as a technical recruiter at Selectek. Outside of work, she is an avid reader of mysteries and thrillers and enjoys trivia, family game nights, traveling and hiking with her husband, Scott, and Chihuahua-mix, Mateo.

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