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Controls Engineer (Remote - Work From Home)

Orland Park, IL
Join a system integrator that works across multiple industries - offering you diversity in your projects! Work from your home in Chicago on projects in the local area. Travel a few times a month to the company's headquarters in Bloomington, IL, for meetings.

This is a small company with a friendly work environment where you are treated as part of the family. Working at this company will give you the opportunity to manage projects from kickoff to close-out, meeting with customers to understand their needs, contributing to and/or drafting quotations, and overseeing the design, build, and commissioning involved in your projects.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Writes detailed specifications, design guides, and user manuals
  • Designs control systems to meet customers’ needs
  • Programs PLCs
  • Builds PC-based HMI/SCADA systems in-house
  • Simulates, tests, and debugs systems in-house
  • Installs and participates in project start-ups on site
  • Provides technical support for customers over the phone or on site
  • Maintains schedules of all current projects
  • Assumes other duties as needed
Required Qualifications
  • Professional: 4+ years of control integration project engineering, including work with PLCs, PCs, HMI/SCADA software, device communications, and networking
  • Well-developed customer service skills
  • Independent judgment and excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated fluency in English in order to effectively communicate with coworkers and customers
  • Able to travel 20-30% depending on project needs
  • Able to travel every week or so to the company's headquarters in Bloomington, IL
Desired Qualifications
  • Professional: Some relational database and computer programming experience
  • Proficiency in at least one computer programming language
  • Education: applicable degree
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