Controls Engineer (Design Group)


Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 43 days ago


The Controls Engineer will develop automation solutions and participate in various phases of automation projects including creating design specifications, software configuration and testing, as well as commissioning and start-up of a variety of automated manufacturing processes and equipment. The ideal candidate will have a track record of proficiency with control systems and a proven ability to troubleshoot. Other responsibilities will include supporting new and existing clients with daily manufacturing automation activities possibly in a staff augmentation role.


  • Strong knowledge of field instrumentation, control system installation and configuration.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing facility is highly desired.
  • Your professional experience will demonstrate your computer skills, ability to handle multiple projects, communication skills, ability to diagnose automation problems and interact with teams, clients and vendors.
  • Other preferred experience includes: machine safety applications, electrical power distribution and control panel design.
  • Must have experience in one or more of the following PLC programming applications; Rockwell Automation RSLogix 5000 or Siemens Step7, AutoCAD, Allen Bradley Hardware.
  • Candidate should also possess some experience in one or more of the following HMI software applications; Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View, Ignition, Siemens WinCC, Wonderware InTouch or System Platform.


  • 5 - 8 years of direct experience as a controls engineer working on automated processes/system integration.
  • A solid understanding of engineering documentation such as P&IDs, process flow diagrams and standard operating procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Science discipline or equivalent combination of education and technical experience.


  • Up to 40 - 60% overnight travel may be required to support project installation and start-up activities, attend Client meetings, Design Group management meetings, company sponsored training and industry related seminars, forums or conventions.