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Controls Engineer

Sacramento, CA
Become part of a team of highly skilled engineers, designers and support staff with a national systems integration firm. With several offices across the United States our client encourages independent thought and innovative ideas, as well as personal and professional growth. Each office is part of the corporation as whole, however acts independently as well, bringing forth their own ideas and talents. For over thirty four years our client has designed and implemented engineering solutions for the commercial, industrial, and government sectors. Personal and professional satisfaction is evident with a turnover rate below the industry average. 

Reasons to work for this company:
  • Live in a beautiful, reasonable cost of living area of Northern California in the foothills of the mountains near Lake Tahoe
  • Opportunity to get involved with challenging projects across many different industries
  • Comprehensive medical/dental insurance 
  • 401K match and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • They have a great reputation in the industry and with their customers

Primary Purpose: This position is responsible for controls engineering project requirements involving control
panel design, PLC programming, instrumentation, check out support and start-up assistance.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Designs, develops, and implements control system (logic software and hardware) to meet machine and
  • integrated system requirements.
  • Develops control logic software and user interface applications.
  • Develops schematics detailing control system configuration and wiring, and design equipment panel
  • layouts on AutoCAD software.
  • Will assist with initial start-up and debug integrated systems and the development of system
  • documentation.
  • Individual will be working on automation and control system integration projects for clients in industries
  • such as food and beverage or semiconductor.
  • May act as lead on some projects and guide lower level engineers and technicians.
  • General administration such as paperwork, copying, printing, faxing, and using a computer

Minimum Requirements:
  • Education:
    • BSEE or BS in Engineering is preferred.
    • An AA in Engineering Technology or equivalent with equivalent experience may be substituted.
  • 3+ years of experience (specific experience in the below areas is preferred:
    • An in-depth understanding of control systems, components, ladder logic programming, SCADA programming and their applications.
    • Experience with instrumentation and controls design as well as PLC and/or SCADA is desired.
    • Experience with AutoCAD is also desired.
    • Siemens PLC experience

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