Controls Engineer

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Career Transitions, LLC
South Bend, IN, United States

Phone: 800-800-3617
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Controls Engineer


Pittsburgh, PA 



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Controls Engineer
Pittsburgh, PA

Compensation DOE: Up to $110K

Controls Engineer Position Information:

  • Troubleshoot electro-mechanical issues and repair pneumatic valves, motors and gearboxes, and electrical and mechanical controls of the production equipment
  • Edit PLC programs as needed to accommodate for changes to equipment and products
  • Edit touch-screen HMIs as necessary to accommodate for changes to equipment and products
  • Troubleshoot and modify software programs for material handling control systems, including PLC/PC controllers, Allen Bradley Controllogix and Compactlogix PLC platform utilizing RSLogix 5000 software package. Includes Industrial networks such as Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Profibus, motor control systems, servo drives, frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems
  • 3-phase Motors
  • Allen Bradley PLC’s and Drives
  • AC/DC Drive Frequency Controllers
  • Electrical, Pneumatic, and Mechanical Schematics
  • Support and manage all control components within a PLC system
  • Generate, complete, and close work orders using a computerized maintenance management system
  • Under limited supervision, analyze, troubleshoot, install and repair electrical and mechanical systems on industrial manufacturing equipment
  • Work with production and maintenance to troubleshoot and improve existing electrical and control systems
  • Includes programming and set-up various components such as VFDs, servo drives, bar code reading devices, vision systems and temperature control devices. Experience in integration of these components into systems with PLCs and HMIs
  • Experience and knowledge of power distribution (480 VAC three phase) motor controls, 110VAC and 24 VDC Control systems
  • Provide front line issues investigation of live production control systems (hardware and software) including the use of relevant diagnostic tools such as Profibus, Siemens and Allen-Bradley PLCs
  • Familiar with AC and DC drive configuration, PLC and HMI programming, and instrumentation devices such as thermocouples, motor tachometers, temperature controllers, and pressure transducers
  • Install, program, inspect, troubleshoot, and adjust electrical and mechanical equipment, instrumentation devices, and related information systems
  • Proficient in the use of multi-meters, oscilloscopes, megger testers, and machine-specific instrumentation to ensure proper operation of equipment
  • Able to interpret common engineering drawings, specification documentation and equipment manuals
  • Complete familiarity with the requirements of the NEC (National Electrical Codes) as they pertain to the facility
  • Install electrical, mechanical, and instrumentation devices according to diagrams and schematics
  • Perform all prescribed preventative maintenance on equipment and/or electrical systems
  • Must have 4-5 years of experience

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