Controls Engineer
Location: Decatur, IL

Job #11475827
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Our client is a well-respected and successful control systems integrator and engineering firm headquartered in central Illinois. They are seeking a Controls Engineer with 2-5 years' experience for their office near Decatur, Illinois. The engineer in this role will design, program, and provide start-up support for PLC and SCADA systems for industrial clients.

This company works on high-end, advanced control projects. If you don't have experience in something (for example - motion control) they will train you. After working for them for 2-3 years you'll have a wealth of knowledge and be extremely marketable in the industry! 

The company also offers....
  • A wide variety of projects and challenges
  • Competitive pay
  • Quarterly incentive plan
  • Relocation assistance
  • Top notch benefits package:
    • ​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
  • 2-5 years experience with 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.

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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