Controls Engineer

Pelham, AL 35043

Posted: 08/11/2023 Job Number: 26343

Job Description

We have an immediate need for an Automation Controls Engineer in the metro Birmingham area.
  • Set up and configuration of servo drives, and VFDs.
  • Programming Siemens, Allen Bradley PLCs, and HMIs (from scratch programming and program development) – Rslogix, factory talk, studio 5000
  • New equipment and equipment modifications, provide design/specification/start-up/commissioning for the controls portion of the project.
  • Existing equipment, provide troubleshooting of electrical and electronic controls problems or breakdowns.
  • Engineer and specify correct hardware and software needed for automation projects
  • 50-75% Travel
  • Siemens, Allen Bradley PLCs, and HMIs (from scratch programming and program development) – Rslogix, factory talk, studio 5000
  • Experienced with setting up, configuring safety (light curtains area scanners), safety over network protocols.
  • Electrical, IO, and panel wiring / troubleshooting 
  • Experience with configuring communications to other external devices including robots.
  • Motion control programming experience
  • Experience with vision inspection systems, set up and configuration.
  • Ethernet, profinet, devicenet, can bus experience.
  • SQL Database, VMware virtual environment administration, Networking
  • Ability to develop engineering documents, including bills of material, panel layouts and electrical schematics.
  • Ability to transform requirements into working systems from a blank sheet of paper
  • Able to travel frequently (50-75%) to client sites, mainly located in the Southeastern US.
  • Automation Direct, Mitsubishi, Omron, Beckhoff
Pay range: $30 - $55 per hour depending on experience
Location: Pelham, AL
If you’re interested in this position, call Jesslin Ward at 678-802-6626 or email your resume to
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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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