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Controls Engineer

Cranberry, PA 16066

Posted: 05/17/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Mechanical/Electrical Job Number: 26225 Pay Rate: 75K-90K

Job Description

Currently have a direct hire opportunity with our client for a PLC Controls Engineer. 

In this Controls Engineer role, you are responsible for the design, development and troubleshooting of industrial control systems. Your role is to ensure that these systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently and safely for the end user.

Essential Functions
  • Design, Build, and Implement PLC and HMI programs.
  • Troubleshoots problems with processes and hardware
  • Plans preventive maintenance
  • Coordinates with others in order to determine problems and implement solutions
  • Provides technical assistance as needed by internal customers
  • Manages relations with vendors
  • Defines performance metrics
Requirements and Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3 to 4 years of direct experience working as a PLC Controls Engineer 
  • Hands-on mechanical and electrical aptitude to understand and troubleshoot  machinery 
  • Experience writing PLC & HMI programs required
  • Programming and troubleshooting experience with Allen-Bradley PLCs 
  • Excellent communication, customer-facing and presentation skills
  • Up to 30% travel required 

PLC Controls Engineer - 26225

Additional Information

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Krizan
Business Development Manager

Dave is a Duquesne University graduate who is proud to call Pittsburgh home. He is part of the original Oxford Solutions recruiting start up team and currently works as a Business Development Manager with IT, Engineering and Professional Services clients.  He is highly networked and has gained a tremendous amount of industry knowledge ranging from knowing the specs to design a gear to knowing the difference between Java and Javascript. His likability combined with over 20 years in the business has elevated Dave to “celebrity status”. It isn’t uncommon for him travel around Pittsburgh or even around the country without seeing someone he knows. In his spare time, he attends softball games and cheer competitions for his 2 amazing daughters.

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