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Controls Engineer to $115K

Company:
Confidential
Location:
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
Salary:
115000
Posted:
July 13, 2018

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Description:

Growing consulting firm in the Lynchburg, Va. area has a need for a Senior Controls Engineer. This is a full time position with a full benefits package and relocation. If interested, please email your resume to us.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:

Reporting directly to the Vice President of Engineering, you will be responsible for the development, implementation and testing of complete Machine Control Systems.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Review customer requirements and propose equipment controls design to satisfy same.

• Design, testing and implementation of automation systems.

• Prepare engineering and supporting documentation; wiring schematics, assembly drawings, bills of material and panel machining drawings.

• Interface with manufacturing to ensure equipment conforms to design and customer specifications.

• Participate, along with sales staff, in presentations at the Company’s’ or prospect’s location as required.

• Maintain complete records by project.

• Short duration travel will be required (generally less than 5 days per month), including some international travel.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

• Demonstrates a positive team spirit and customer focus.

• Strong knowledge of control system technology.

• Works well with vendors and other employees.

• Shows an ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.

• Demonstrates a “can-do” attitude, good communication, organization and time management skills.

• Strives for continuous improvement and excellence.

• Resourceful, able to act independently and to recognize when higher intervention may be necessary.

• Must be able to travel occasionally nationally and internationally (if required).

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND/OR CERTIFICATION - REQUIRED AND PREFERRED:

• Undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline is required.

• Master’s Degree a plus.

• Minimum of 5 - 7 years’ experience implementing, optimizing and validating machine controls systems including PLC’s, motion control systems, and data acquisition systems is required.

• Strong robotics and PLC programing a must. Must be able to design and program complex robotics applications from scratch.

• Strong familiarity and programming experience with AB & Omron PLC, HMI, Servo Systems.

• AutoCAD experience and a thorough understanding of Microsoft Suite; primarily Excel, Word and Outlook are required