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Senior Controls Engineer

Decatur, IL
A well-respected and successful control systems integrator and engineering firm is hiring! They are seeking a Senior Controls Engineer to fill a position in their Illinois office. The engineer in this role will design, program, and provide start-up support for PLC and SCADA systems for industrial clients. This company offers a wide variety of projects and challenges - you will never be bored!

As a full-time employee you are eligible for the following benefits:
  • Group health and prescription drug insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • ST/LT Disability Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Tax-free Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and child care
  • 401k with matching contributions
  • Paid vacation
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Qualified candidate must possess the following skills:
  • Well versed in control systems.
  • Capable of taking a project from start to finish. This would include meeting the customer to understand what the need is, designing, building, programming, commissioning and handing off the finished system.
  • Proficient in PLC and HMI programming. Relational database experienced and computer programming experience is a plus. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills. 

Job Skills and Degree Requirements:
  • Applicable Degree in Engineering or five years project engineering and/or project management experience on control system integration projects. 
  • Experiences should include PLC’s, PC’s, HMI, SCADA software, motion control, material handling, device communication protocols and networking.
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language required.

Organizational Relationship:
The Senior Controls Engineer reports directly to the Engineering Manager

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Electrical design and hardware specification.
  • Design and program sophisticated control systems.
  • Simulate, test, and debug control systems in-house
  • Install and startup systems at the end-users facility.
  • Provide continuing system technical support over the phone or on-site.

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