Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer

Job Description

The Control Systems Engineer will be responsible for designing, programming and commissioning of control and automation systems. Strong experience with programmable controllers, HMI’s, control system design and hands-on troubleshooting is required. Under minimum supervision, must be able to troubleshoot various automated production equipment.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Review and modify existing equipment as required to meet safety, quality and production requirements while fulfilling customer key business drivers.
  • Manage and lead automation projects throughout entire life cycle from concept through design and commissioning.
  • Lead and manage control system upgrades of existing equipment and integration of new/existing equipment.
  • Able to interpret electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, blueprints, and layouts.
  • Ensure work is completed in accordance with relevant codes and with proper documentation.
  • Perform root-cause analysis, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain automated production systems.
  • Program, troubleshoot and repair/replace sensors, scanners, vision systems, motors, variable frequency drives, and encoders.
  • Troubleshoot automated production equipment using RSLogix programming software.
  • Create or modify operator interface screens using FactoryTalk View Studio and/or Wonderware System Platform.
  • Troubleshoot electrical wiring, relay logic, control and safety circuits using electrical schematics and electronic test equipment.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities to improve processes, efficiency, quality and service.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Allen-Bradley ControlLogix and SLC platform controllers.
  • Programming experience with Rockwell Software RSLogix 500 and 5000 software.
  • Programming experience utilizing FactoryTalk M.E. and/or S.E. or comparable client/server visualization systems.
  • Experience with Siemens control system platforms
  • Process control experience with traditional DCS or modern DCS systems desired
  • Experience with variable-frequency AC drives.
  • Experience specifying, installing and troubleshooting thermocouples, pressure transducers, proximity sensors desired.
  • Capability of using a Windows based PC, Microsoft Office Applications and Virtual Machines
  • Ability to troubleshoot and program Allen Bradley servos and servo controlled machinery a plus.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer care skills and good commercial awareness

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering preferred


DCTech provides control systems troubleshooting, program integration, parts and technical support for legacy systems, remote troubleshooting and control support, program design and entire system diagnostics for us on all our equipment.

~ Maintenance Manager in Niles, OH

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