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Controls Engineer

Sugar Land, TX 77478

Posted: 10/06/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 27049

Job Description

Controls Engineer to implement systems integration projects by understanding customer requirements, performing control system architectural design, design and program HMIs, design and program PLCs, testing and acceptance of automation programs, on-site start-up, customer training, writing of documentation, and coordination with co-workers, customers, and vendors.
Required:
  • 5+ years’ experience as a controls engineer/automation specialist
  • 20-40% travel requirements
  • Platforms, must have: Rockwell, Allen Bradley RS Logix, Modicon, Ignition, Redlion, FactoryTalk Historian
  • Platforms, nice to have: Wonderware, Iconics, Siemens, GE, Scada Pack
  • Any database development using PI, SQL, etc.  
  • Industries: Oil & Gas or Water/Wastewater
Job 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.
Salary Range: $85k/yr. - $125k/yr.
 

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Tim Cassidy
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Originally from Alabama, Tim moved to the Atlanta area in 2010 after graduating from Auburn University with a degree in Political Science, and started his career in the technical staffing industry. Tim brings almost 12 years of recruiting and account management experience in the placement of engineering professionals nationwide.

Away from the office, Tim enjoys spending time with family and cheering on the Auburn Tigers.

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