Controls Engineer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Contract

Post Date: 09/08/2017 Job ID: 15112 Industry: CONTROLS ENGINEER

Currently have a Controls Engineer opening with our client located just north of downtown Pittsburgh, PA.

Essential Duties of the Controls Engineer will include:

  • Develop electrical and controls system design solutions based on engineering principles and involvement in presentation of the solution to customer.
  • PLC and HMI programming for steel industry machines and complete lines.
  • Selection (sizing) of Drives and other components such as transformers, Line Reactors, contactors, braking resistors, etc.
  • Sizing power cables and control wires, fuses, circuit breakers, etc.
  • Program / write Drive control code for position, speed, and current control.
  • Tuning of control loops (Proportion, Integral, and derivative gains or bandwidth method).
  • Design and component sizing/selection for other control circuits (fuses, power supplies, control relays, motor starters, etc.)
  • Operator Station and control panel layouts.

Controls Engineer Requirements and Background

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3 years of Electrical Engineering experience working with PLC and HMI Programming and troubleshooting in an industrial environment, either with an OEM or End-User.
  • AC and DC Drive system experience (preferably Rockwell / Allen Bradley and control Techniques)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to travel up 15% of the time.


Controls Engineer - 15112

Stephen Kelleher

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