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

Job Qualifications

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 or Chemical Engineering, or other relevant engineering field

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • 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
  • GPA of 3.4 or higher
  • EIT Certification

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