Controls Engineer

We are a leading Material Handling Systems organization recognized as a top NJ employer and are headquartered in Northern NJ. We specialize in design, integration, installation, and support of warehouse material handling systems. We are experiencing exponential growth and currently offer an excellent opportunity for a:

Controls Engineer:

The Controls Engineer is responsible for applying acquired technical skills and project experience to the design and execution of the controls/electrical engineering portion of all Company projects.

The Controls Engineer will work as a member of a project team, applying his/her engineering and project management skills to ensure accuracy and adherence to departmental standards, project schedules, prescribed resource limits and client requirements in the following areas: Electrical controls design and field installation/start-up.

Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Complete electrical controls descriptions and device layouts for initial internal review and subsequent customer approval.
Complete electrical drawings in coordination with electrical engineer per design specifications.
Order control panels, PLC equipment and field controls equipment per design requirements.
Prepare bid packages for sub-contractors for electrical field wiring.
Review controls drawings and programs with controls engineering manager for correctness and operational intent.
Code PLC programs and prepares documentation based on project design specifications.
Internal testing with software engineering on system integration details.
Field start-up on PLC-controlled projects; support software engineering on start-ups.

Project Management/Coordination:
Maintain up-to-date files of all relevant paperwork on projects.
Consult with controls engineers and project managers to ensure proper coordination and adherence to schedules in mechanical installation, electrical installation and field start-up.
Attend to service calls in the field when required.

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering preferred.
Experience in controls design and project engineering in the material handling industry is preferred.
PLC Programming experience, preferably in Allen Bradley ControlLogix, PLC 5, and SLC 500 series PLCs
Project management skills.
Can work independently and as part of a team
Organizational skills.
Ability to travel 50%


Posted Date3/23/22
Job TypeFull Time
ContactMelissa Tucker
Contact Email
State/ProvinceNew Jersey
CountryUnited States of America

Job Functions

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