Controls Engineer

  • location: Syracuse, NY
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $90,000 per year
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Controls Engineer

Permanent position: Controls Engineer, Syracuse,NY - Specialty Steel manufacturer seeks to hire an Electrical/Electronics Engineer to conduct, maintain, test and repair electrical/ electronic systems and components. The position applies knowledge of electrical/electronics and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation. The Electrical/Electronics Engineer troubleshoots and repairs complex electrical/electronic problems with equipment, networks, PC logic controls, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Variable Frequency Drives and external Input/Output (I/O) devices. WILL CONSIDER AN ENTRY LEVEL CANDIDATE.

Responsibilities for the Controls Engineer
  • Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment, including programmable controls, field devices, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gauges, test equipment and furnace controls.
  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  • Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Advises operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.
Requirements for the Controls Engineer

  • 2 or 4 year Electrical/Electronics Engineering degree. Will consider entry level candidate
  • Navy Nuclear experience highly desired
  • 1 -5 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic fields.
  • Desire someone with computer experience/operation and PLC programming, Allen Bradley ControlLogix

  • Full relocation package
  • Bonus Eligible
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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