Controls Engineer

  • location: Granite City, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $100,000 per year
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Controls Engineer

Permanent position: Controls Engineer, Granite City, IL Manufacturing facility seeks to hire a Controls Engineer for their state-of-the-art plant. Reporting to Maintenance Manager this Technician will bring well-rounded skills and experience in Instrumentation and Controls. PLC experience, Allen Bradley Controllogix with AB SLC 500, Allen Bradley Factorytalk experience.

Responsibilities for the Controls Engineer
  • Troubleshoots plant controls and instrumentation systems. Looks for ways to reduce frequency of system trips or malfunctions by implementing appropriate PdM or PM programs.
  • Participate in incident investigations as required, including reporting incidents to appropriate personnel, completing required documentation, recommending and implementing corrective actions, and communicating findings as appropriate.
  • Assists Team Leaders and other plant personnel in coordinating and directing work activities of Electricians and Instrumentation Technicians
  • Assist in the development and critique of various training programs to cross train and upgrade the Teams skill level.
  • Act as System Sponsor for plant systems that require technical skills and expertise.
  • Develops technical scopes of work for engineering and construction contractors for projects including equipment lists, specifications, installation details, and commissioning documentation.
Requirements for the Controls Engineer

  • Education/Experience: Associate's degree (A. A.) in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
  • Allen Bradley PLC troubleshooting experience
  • PLC experience, Allen Bradley Controllogix with AB SLC 500, Allen Bradley Factortalk experience
  • Rosemount valve controls and instrumentation, and use of Hart communicators.
  • Networking experience (critical) from basic RIO networks, to Ethernet, to Fiber networking. Experience with Ethernet switches and routers, their hardware, their configuration, and how they are used in a networking system

  • Excellent benefits
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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