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Controls Engineer

Butte, MT 59701

Posted: 08/15/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Electrical and Electronics Engineers Job Number: 94877

Job Description


Seeking a passionate Controls Engineer looking for a challenging and diverse career experience. This is a unique opportunity for a technologically diverse organization  with broad design opportunities in new product development.

Successful candidate must have a proven background in automatic control systems, electrical hardware design/troubleshooting experience (at both the circuit board level and system level), development, and implementation. Candidate must have a BSEE, MSEE, or equivalent engineering discipline with a minimum of two years of experience.

 

Responsibilities:

Participate in the product definition stage of the product life cycle by providing detailed input on, and developing, electrical and software/firmware system requirements and design documentation.

The Controls Engineer will be responsible for hardware definitions for new products by developing point-to-point wiring schematics, electrical/electronic component specifications, and provide electrical equipment fabrication oversight.

 

Candidates should be self-starters and require very little oversight. Hands-on troubleshooting skills will be required for installation, commissioning, and startup activities. Furthermore, phone support for existing customers will also be required.

Additional activities for the Controls Engineer will include developing and supporting in[1]house automated product testers, as well as data acquisition projects for product development and testing.

In addition, the successful Controls Engineer candidate will develop project schedules, coordinate Integrated Product Team activities, track subsystem technical status (mechanical, electrical, software) and coordinate activities with senior management. Some exposure to Systems Engineering is also helpful, as it will facilitate identifying and specifying the overall design approach to be taken, as well as requirement creation and design documentation.

Experience Required:

• Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming per IEC 61131-3

• Microsoft C# .NET Application Development

• Control system installation, commissioning, and startup

• Motion control systems, including rotary and linear servo motors

• Three-phase power systems


Experience Preferred:

• Embedded C programming

• ARM Cortex M series processor development

• Understanding of electronic systems at the circuit board level

• National Instruments Data Acquisition Hardware

• National Instruments LabVIEW Software

• National Instruments TestStand Software

• Hazardous Location Machine Design, including North American as well as European Standards

• Custom control algorithm development and implementation

Requirements:

• BSEE or MSEE (ABET Accredited), or equivalent engineering discipline

• Minimum 2 years of experience as an Electrical/Controls Engineer

• Enthusiasm for working in a diverse, demanding, and exciting technology

environment

• Strong work ethic and team player attributes

• Application experience in controls and instrumentation is required

• Design and simulation of control systems

 
Salary: $80,000.00- $120,000.00/Year
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