Automation and Controls Engineer

Posted 20 May 2024
Job type SEED - Permanent

Job description

Essential Functions

  • Manage and direct controls designer technical workload.

  • Meet with client and internal project teams to define applications and produce functional specification documents.

  • Select system controls components and generate bills of material for equipment procurement.

  • Configure custom PLC programs for real-time control of automated equipment and collection of diagnostic and production data.

  • Develop application programs to control automated equipment based upon specific electrical and mechanical system design as well as operational requirements.

  • Create application programs for Human Machine Interface application.

  • Configure network interfaces for devices such as network I/O, variable speed drives, chillers and MCCs.

  • Conduct in-house preliminary testing and onsite acceptance testing of the system at the customer’s facility.

  • Interact with other engineering disciplines, control panel fabricator, control system installer, and site commissioning personnel.

  • Provide technical support to sales and marketing for bids and proposals, such as specification review, device layout, schematic and control panel design, communication architecture, and system costing data.

  • Provide customer training and support.

Required Education and Experience.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Technology, or relevant disciplines from an accredited University.

  • Over 2 years of experience in the HVAC, refrigeration, or chiller systems controls industry.

  • Experience with the following:

  • Control Systems Engineering/Electrical Engineering.

  • PLC Programming Logic (Allen-Bradley and/or Siemens).

  • Communication Networking.

  • National Electric Code.

  • 3-Phase power and electrical circuits.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Process Engineering experience.

  • Knowledge of CAD software (AutoCAD preferred).

  • Certifications for Rockwell products and other relevant applications.

  • Membership, accreditation in IEEE, ISA, or other relevant group or awards in relevant industry groups.