Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineers work to design automation systems that control the process or machine in the desired manner. The engineer will apply instrumentation, control valves, Motors/VFDs, control system electrical design, and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Distributed Control System (DCS) configuration to deliver an automation system that meets the user’s needs utilizing the minimum essential design.

Control Systems Engineers demonstrate:

  • High integrity
  • A willingness to go beyond the ordinary to meet and exceed client expectations
  • A desire for continual challenge and development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Reports To: Operations Director

Job Qualifications

Roles and responsibilities for this job may include but are not limited to:

  • PLC and/or DCS configuration
  • Organize project data into manageable spreadsheets and databases
  • Human-Machine Interface (HMI) graphics development and SCADA configuration
  • Historian configuration
  • Perform I/O checkout on the installed control system and document the checkout results
  • Provide post-commissioning support to the client’s operations, engineering, and maintenance personnel
  • Travel to the client’s site as required

Required Experience

  • Degreed in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or similar), Computer Science, or similar scientific / technical field

Ideal Experience

  • Co-op or intern experience in an Industrial environment
  • Familiarity and/or coursework with basic AC and DC electric circuits
  • Familiarity and/or coursework with computer programming concepts
  • Siemen’s and/or Allen Bradley PLC experience

Compensation and Benefits

LSI provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Please visit LSI’s Compensation and Work-Life Balance Benefits page to learn more.

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