Level I Control Systems Engineer
Level I Control Systems Engineers work under the direct supervision of a Senior Engineer 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 PLC/DCS programming to deliver an automation system that meets the user’s needs utilizing the minimum essential design. Control systems engineers display high integrity, a willingness to go beyond the ordinary to meet and exceed client expectations, a desire for continual challenge and development, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Reports To: Branch Manager or Process Control Lead or Machine Control Lead
Responsibilities for this job may include but are not limited to:
- Apply PLC and/or DCS programming as directed by a Senior Engineer.
- Organize project data into manageable spreadsheets and databases.
- Design and configure HMI (human-machine interface) graphics as directed by a Senior Engineer.
- 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 Job Qualifications:
- B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical, or other relevant Engineering field.
- Co-op or intern experience in an Industrial environment.
- Familiarity and/or coursework with computer programming concepts.
- Familiarity and/or coursework with basic AC and DC electric circuits.