Electrical Controls Engineer

Reference Number: ECE
Location: PA

Our client, partnership with Duet, is looking for a Controls Engineer for their growing business in Philadelphia, PA. This role is responsible for leading and executing technical and project management related tasks on complex projects. Controls Engineers are responsible for the design, testing, start-up and commissioning of our controls and automation solutions.

About Our Client
For thirty years, our client has provided automation controls integration solutions for the pulp and paper industry. Our client is different. Unlike a typical integrator, they are a knowledge-based firm that specializes in complex industrial projects with unique demands. They are an approved ABB Robotics Partner

Key responsibilities: 

  • Lead the development of custom control systems, including specifications, layouts, schematics, logic diagrams, wiring, grounding, and other custom control hardware required for machine control systems
  • Compose protection and control equipment specifications
  • Be the contact liaison for technical issues with the customer
  • Develop and execute start-up, testing and commissioning plans
  • Coordinate with team members on technical matters to meet project specifications, cost control and schedule objectives
  • Interface with internal and external team members such as principal engineers, control engineers, electrical designers, project managers, engineering leaders and support organizations
  • Involvement with the controls scope for proposals, including writing and/or reviewing technical specifications, estimating design man-hours and materials, supporting sourcing for vendor quotations, and the development of clarifications and exceptions as well as technical responses
  • Initiate and execute design and process improvements
  • Perform root cause analysis and execute corrective actions
  • Work in conjunction with team to ensure new machine or process designs are compliant with current specifications detailed in industry codes

Key qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Industrial Engineering Technology
  • 15 or more years of prior industrial controls and automation experience on projects of various sizes and complexities
  • Experience with PLC programming required. Rockwell Automation experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience using industry standards and codes, and ability to engineer design based on customer specifications
  • Ability to take projects from design to completion
  • Previous experience with the design, programming and troubleshooting of vision, motion and robotic systems preferred
  • Demonstrated electrical and mechanical troubleshooting capability
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interface directly with customers and vendors
  • Ability to lead other engineers and be accountable for team results in order to deliver a high quality product on time and under budget
  • Ability to develop and implement standards and structured programs
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Outlook, Excel and Word

***THERE ARE NO SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION***

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