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Senior Controls Engineer I

Company: Sterling Engineering
Location: Bolingbrook
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Overview: The Senior Controls Engineer I designs control systems for industrial material handling solutions. Includes development of specifications, device layout drawings, control schematics, PLC logic, and solutions that deliver exceptional customer value. Works closely with the overall project team to design systems meeting the project requirements. Uses creativity and innovation to tailor the standard product offering to meet customer needs. Leads large projects and directs the work of assigned team members. Performs duties with minimal direction.

Responsibilities: Based on customer specifications and scope documentation, designs system layouts, schematics, and control devices, usually for large projects or multiple small projects

Performs diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making

Leads large projects by defining and issuing work to assigned team members or runs multiple small projects with minimal direction

Creates all project documents according to internal processes to ensure that designs meet customer expectations

Prepares schematics and specifications for control panel fabrication

Maintains a progress schedule that meets project milestones

Provides documentation and support to the field wiring team

Creates Programmable Logical Control (PLC) programs

Works closely with the Software Engineering team to integrate control solutions

Performs on-site commissioning

Performs system validation according to scope documentation and project requirements

Directs assigned team in the field and assigns priorities consistent with project needs; reports progress to project and engineering management

Ensures that all project checklists and electronic documents created by the project team are complete and archived

Provides input to the project lessons learned process

Reviews customer specifications and scope documentation for quotation and clarification

Performs process checks and design reviews

Provides back-up for Engineering Managers

Follows engineering standards

Travels up to 50%

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in electrical engineering or a related engineering field, or equivalent experience

Minimum of 8 years of related experience

Experience with industrial HMI and SCADA systems, Allen-Bradley controls/controllers and Schneider PLCs

In-depth knowledge of industrial automation systems, including HMI and SCADA systems, Allen-Bradley controls/controllers, and Schneider PLCs

Proficient with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical or other related electrical CAD systems such as EPlan

Ability to lead a team and accomplish project goals effectively

Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Team-oriented and collaborative

#ZRAK Company Description Sterling Engineering provides high-quality technical recruitment, information technology solutions, and engineering project services to hundreds of clients throughout the Chicago and Milwaukee regions. Sterling Engineering is known for an exceptional ability to deliver: Technical Engineering - With over a 40 year singular focus on technical, engineering and technician disciplines has given Sterling the in-depth knowledge, industry expertise and robust employee pipeline it takes to rapidly deliver ideal candidates for even the most difficult-to-fill requirements. Sterlings extensive recruitment methodology allows us to engage the most talented employees in the marketplace. Information Technology Services - Our team, bringing with them over 35 years of IT talent acquisition expertise and specializing in the Microsoft Technology Stack, has established a track record of consistency and success placing seasoned professionals in applications development, infrastructure engineering, and project management. Engineering Project Services - Managed engineering teams consisting of multi-disciplined professionals that will support your project from the initial concept phase through the implementation phase. Our engineering teams consisting of multi-disciplined engineers, designers and detailers are experts at supporting projects from initial concept through implementation phase.

Keywords: Sterling Engineering, Bolingbrook , Senior Controls Engineer I, Other , Bolingbrook, Illinois

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