Controls Technician

  • location: Grand Rapids, MI
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $45 per hour
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Controls Technician

job summary:
  • Work on a single project with the oversight of a Senior Engineer / Account Manager; guide lower level engineers in day to day tasks.
  • Perform as a technical lead for assigned project.
  • Educate / mentor level 1 engineers to develop future talent.
  • Application of the NEC, NFPA 79, UL and OSHA standards related to project subject matter.
  • Strict adherence to both client and department established procedures and work flows.
  • Work with Group Leader / Account Manager to maintain team members, roles and responsibilities, and goals at the onset of projects.
  • Act as the point of contact between the Senior Engineer and internal resources executing the customers work.
  • Effectively communicate project requirements, status, and changes to the engineering team.
  • Maintain record of project progress compared to plan. Effectively communicate issues with Senior Engineer.
location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 45 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Associates
  • 5 years of related experience in Instrumentation and Electrical Controls.
  • Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or related (Bachelor's Degree preferred)
  • 5 years of systems integration experience, preferably in high-level controls engineering role is required.
  • Proficient in at least 3 of the widely-used control system platforms, including current and legacy Rockwell systems, Siemens and Schneider are a plus.
  • Must be able to travel approximately 25% throughout the year.
  • Proficient with vision integration i.e. Cognex, Keyence
  • Excellent communication and customer relation skills.
  • Rational decision making and problem-solving ability.
  • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to develop contractor installation drawing packages using P&IDs, instrument, IO, and load lists as a basis of design.
  • Perform electrical load calculations, specify required control devices and circuit protection, develop equipment specification for the procurement of instrumentation and control system using best engineering practices.
  • SQL experience, Factory Talk, PanelView HMI, TP HMI, Rockwell PLCs, and Siemens PLCs competencies are preferred.
skills: A passion for people, a commitment to results, and a desire to be part of a highly functioning team. Our leaders are data driven, self-motivated, collaborative, and committed to the success of those around them. If you have passion for your work, a history of engaging others, experience as a high performing accountant, and the ability to move things forward we want to learn more about you.


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