Senior Controls Engineer

Location: Sacramento & Reno, CA & NV
Date Posted: 04-23-2018
Innovative and rapidly growing automation and controls company wants to immediately hire a Senior Controls Engineer who is a highly experienced hands-on systems integrator.  The successful Senior Controls Engineer works in a fast paced environment and is cooperative, enthusiastic team player, optimistic, meets new people easily, dependable, consistent, patient, diligent, attentive to details and is self-disciplined. Senior Controls Engineers work in both an office environment when designing and engineering control systems and in an industrial environment.  Senior Controls Engineers work closely with the electrical contracting division as required.  They are led by an experienced Project Manager and work with a team to design systems and develop code for complex automation projects.  The Senior Controls Engineer is expected to service a large customer base composed primarily of dairy processing, food processing, bottling, and packaging industries.  Salary depends on experience.  Evenings, weekends and holidays as required.
 
PREREQUISITES
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • BS in Engineering or 3-5 years of experience in automated control system integration.
  • Must be able to do the following: write PLC code, troubleshoot electrical, mechanical and pneumatic control systems, service & project oriented and clearly communicate technical solutions for any control system challenges.
JOB DUTIES AND EQUIPMENT USE
  • Design control system networks & control panels.
  • Develop PLC & HMI code.
  • Train, develop and recruit Project Engineers. Review contracts. Prepare presentations.
  • Develop controls system documentation i.e. IO list, device list, scope of work, conduit schedules, routing tables, FAT and SAT plans.
  • Perform FATs, commissioning and SATs.
  • Maintain and develop customer relationships over $1MM annually.
  • Maintain project labor budgets and deadlines. Proven gross margins at 40%.
BENEFITS
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (company shares cost of premiums)
  • $25,000 life insurance
  • 401(k) with weekly 15% company match
  • Paid time off/Paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Computer/cell phone
  • Drug free environment
 
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