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Project Controls Engineer

Frisco, TX
October 21, 2019

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Charles P. Hill BSEE, MBA



Appalachian State University: Masters Business Administration – Graduated 3.61 G.P.A. of 4.0 Scale Magna Cum Laude, MBA

North Carolina A&T State University: Electrical Engineering – Graduated 3.0 G.P.A. of 4.0 Scale Cum Laude, BSEE

SPECIAL SKILLS: Rockwell Automation Certification: CCP299: Studio 5000 Control Logix/CCV204 Factory Talk View ME & Panel View Programming Siemens – TIA Portal Simatic S7 –1200 PLC - Microsoft Office Suite, Visual Basic, C#-language, 8051 Assembly Language, HTML, VHDL language, Xilinx ISE Simulator

JOB Objective: Senior Electrical Controls/Project Engineer permanent full-time position.


Senior Engineer with over 10 years experience in the semiconductor industry developing hardware and software applications. Skilled technical writer. Additional strengths include senior team leader with excellent presentation skills and marketing research/technical analysis.

Additionally, I have worked the last 8 years in industrial environments and I am very familiar with the Allen-Bradley/Rockwell Automation PLC Controllers, including RSLogix 5000, SLC 500, PLC5 and Compact Logix. Also, Factory Talk ME for Panel View HMIs.


C#-language Programming - Assembly Language/Embedded Programming

Visual Basic Programming - HTML Web Design

Microcontroller Development - Digital Hardware Design - Proficient AutoCAD Electrical/ ORCAD

Electrical Schematic Design - VHDL Design/FPGA/Xilinx CPLD

Allen-Bradley/Rockwell (ladder logic) /Factory Talk/RS Logix 5000/HMI/Wonderware Intouch/SCADA

Six Sigma Green Belt


2019 – Current Pactiv Corporation - PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER -Remote/Texas : Managed and supported projects for sophisticated automation machines for McDonalds, Starbucks Cups, and Hefty plates and other foam products. Specific duties include commissioning and support of production and maintenance of PAC/PLC automation equipment, including Rockwell/Allen Bradley drives and PLC controls. In addition, I developed schedules using Microsoft Project Manager for the install of new equipment and the refurbishment of existing equipment. I also designed and modified PLC programs and hardware design using AutoCAD.

2018 – 2019 SIEMENS Corp. Via Technosoft Inc. - SENIOR ELECTRICAL CONTROLS ENGINEER – Irving/Texas: Electrical Safety Controls for US Postal Systems Mail Sorting Machines – Siemens TIA Portal Software Simatic S7 – 1200, Compact Logic 5380 RS Logix 5000 – Safety Circuits and Motion Controls Design

2017 – 2018 PORTACOOL., LLC - AUTOMATION ENGINEER – Center/TX: Electrical Automation Controls Pick-n-Place machine support – Control Logix PLC programming / HMI design / VFD programming, P&ID Loops – Motion & Drive Controls

2015 – 2017 COMMSCOPE– SENIOR CONTROLS ENGINEER – Richardson/TX: Automation and Controls for key projects including IDC pick-n-place machine deployment from Claremont to Reynosa. Also, performed upgrades on existing equipment in North Carolina

2012 – 2015 XYLEM FLOWTRONEX - CONTROLS DESIGN ENGINEER – Dallas/TX: Designed automation and controls for pump stations. Also, designed controls cabinets for 3-phase power and Control Logix and WAGO PLCs.

2010- 2012 KIMBERLY-CLARK - PROJECT ENGINEER II – Paris/TX: Wrote proposals and implemented automation projects for up to $2 million. I interacted with all levels within the company to support project development and design. Functioned as senior team leader for project implementation, controls design, budgeting, and hiring contractors.

2008 - 2010 INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR – Frisco/TX: Web Programming, Flash, php, HTML

1997 - 2008 Maxim Integrated Products/ Dallas Semiconductor – Dallas/TX: Senior Applications Engineer

Designed Lithium Ion Protection Test Equipment/Analog/Digital/RF

Developed several Evaluations Kits using C language and Visual Basic, as well as Macromedia Director and Shockwave with HTML help files

Designed and develop a VHDL controller for 1-Wire communication

Wrote over two dozen application notes, product specifications and articles

Based on customer input, developed product definitions for new products.

1995 - 1997 SGS-Thomson Microelectronics – Carrollton/TX: Applications Engineer

Worked with customers throughout the US on a regular basis in support of HDLC product line and developed PC Card reference design to promote the sale of ST ISDN and Telecom products.

Designed an ISDN PC card which was demonstrated at COMDEX in Las Vegas.

1993- 1995 Appalachian State University: GRADUATE SCHOOL – Boone/NC: Completed MBA program at ASU.

1990 – 1993 Rockwell Communications/Alcatel – Product Engineer – Richardson/TX

Interacted with all levels of the corporation, including Manufacturing and Research, to help solve problems and cut product costs whenever possible. Responsible for maintaining existing Digital Cross-Connect microprocessor modules, as well as the design of new modules. Responsible for system level testing and unification.

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