Sr. Controls Engineer ( Design Group ) in Portland, OR

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

BarryWehmiller Group   •  

Portland, OR 97201

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive

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5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description:

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 high throughput utility (waste, exhaust, purification, etc.) and automated manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate will have a track record of proficiency with control systems, troubleshooting and high intensity environments. Other responsibilities will include supporting new and existing clients with daily manufacturing automation activities possibly in a staff augmentation role.

Responsibilities

  • Create and design automation control systems and create project documentation and drawings to meet client requirements.
  • Diagnose automation problems and interact with teams, clients and vendors.
  • Configure software and hardware packages according to client design specification.
  • Program PLCs (Allen-Bradley, Rockwell) and HMI / SCADAs (FactoryTalk, Cimplicity, Wonderware, Ignition)
  • Communicate with project stakeholders the progress relative to plan
  • Manage engineering projects as assigned
  • Manage project deliverables to agreed schedule and scope
  • Manage site construction and installation
  • Manage site start-up support of integrated control systems
  • Validate and commission facility systems following established execution protocols and ensure a successful turnover of the system to the customer.

Requirements

  • 5+ years' of direct experience as a controls engineer working on automated processes/system integration in a High Tech manufacturing environment.
  • Experience creating and designing automation controls systems (PLC, SCADA)
  • Solid understanding of industrial control panel design and fabrication (UL508A).
  • Solid understanding of instrumentation and controls (I&C).
  • A solid understanding of engineering documentation such as P&IDs, process flow diagrams and standard operating procedures.
  • Experience with field instrumentation, control system installation and configuration.
  • Familiarity with machine safety applications, electrical power distribution and control panel design.
  • Proficient with written and verbal technical communication including generating reports and conducting group presentations.
  • Willingness to travel 40 % to support project installation and start-up activities, attend client meetings, management meetings, company sponsored training and industry related seminars, forums or conventions. Overnight travel may be required.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or similar degree preferred
  • Associate's degree in a related area or equivalent experience


Valid Through: 2019-9-13