Controls Engineer

Controls Engineer

Job Category: Controls Engineer
Job Type: Full Time

Experience: 3+ yrs

Job Details:

Manufacturing company in the Doylestown, PA area is looking for a full-time Controls Engineer (on-site) who will develop, improve, test and troubleshoot all of the controls systems for our machinery. The Controls Engineer will be working in a hands-on, in-person manufacturing environment. Controls Engineer should have a minimum of 3 years’ proven experience, be self-motivated and thrive in an environment that allows you to work both independently and collaboratively.

Duties include:

  • Program multiple environments, primarily Allen Bradley PLCs and HMIs.
  • Generate and perform verification and validation of equipment.
  • Provide start-up and commissioning assistance for equipment.
  • Troubleshoot production and customer issues.
  • Provide assistance to the design of electrical control panels.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related degree.
  • 2+ years of experience programming Allen Bradley PLCs (Siemens would be a plus).
  • Expertise in Rockwell MicroLogix and CompactLogix controllers and RS Logix 500, Logix 5000 and Studio 5000 software.
  • Working knowledge of one of the following software packages: LabVIEW, Wonderware or Step 7 and familiarity with communication protocols (Ethernet IP, Modbus, etc.).
  • Exposure to VFD’s, motors, starters, relays, transducers, digital I/O and A/D convertors.
  • Experience with AutoCAD electrical is a plus.
  • A working knowledge of machine safety standards, electrical codes (NEC), and hydraulics would be beneficial.
  • Must possess effective verbal and written skills.

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