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Controls Engineer in Seattle, WA

Seattle, Washington

Controls Engineer
Location: Seattle, Washington

Outstanding opportunity to work as a Controls Engineer in Seattle, Washington.
If you have a background working as a Controls Engineer or as an Automation Engineer or in a similar type of controls engineering role, this could be the perfect job for you.

The role requires strong technical knowledge, sound experience and people-skills, to effectively solve issues as they arise.

Job Description:
  • Creating and commissioning industrial controls systems, PLC software design, and HMI screens, for different industries and environments.
  • Responsible for PLC/HMI code development, code installation, debug on job site, and commissioning of the complete system.
  • Conducting the peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with build and electrical teams.
  • Ensure that systems are designed and programmed to customer build specifications using standard techniques and approaches.
  • Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of systems.
Skills/Experience Required:
  • 2+ years of Controls Engineering/PLC/HMI programming experience
  • 2+ years of Rockwell Allen Bradley (Controllogix OR RSLogix OR Studio 5000) or Siemens Step 7 (TIA Portal, WinCC) PLC programming experience.
  • Other PLC platforms are helpful as well such as Omron, Mitsubishi, GE, etc.
  • Experience with hardware design using AutoCAD, Promise-E or ePlan is a plus.
  • The ability to program/write code/ladder logic from scratch
  • Prior experience with automotive manufacturing integration and commissioning.
  • Prior experience programming within customer-defined standards and templates
  • Proficient with a variety of field bus networks including but not limited to DeviceNet, Ethernet I/P, Profibus, ProfiNet, etc. a plus.
AS or BS in Engineering. Ideally, Computer Science, Mechatronics, Electrical Engineer or similar.  Equivalent years of experience can be substituted for a degree.


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