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Controls Engineer

Mesa, Arizona Direct Job ID: 2210160102


PDS Tech is seeking a Controls Engineer for our client in Mesa, AZ

Position Summary:
Our client is seeking a Controls Engineer to join the operations team. The Controls Engineer will be responsible for overseeing the controls system associated with the manufacturing processes. Common types of equipment include custom automation and commercially purchased systems. Experience with robotics, PLCs, Labview, and HMIs is required. The Controls Engineer will work directly with maintenance, mechanical engineers, tool design, I.T., and manufacturing. Projects will vary from small scale projects to assisting in large scale projects that may require the engineer to design the system architecture, establishment of requirements, execute, and oversee contractors.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Development and maintenance of controls systems using industry best practices
• Development of PLC or PC based control system
• Support and implementation of automated manufacturing equipment
• Develop aesthetically pleasing, easy to use, robust control systems
• Generate test procedures and conduct acceptance testing
• Communicate with respective teams both internal and external to client
• Position may be asked to supervise technicians or other engineers
• Travel expected to be less than 10%
Required Experience & Skills:
• BS or MS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, Control Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field.
• 4+ years PLC and HMI programming experience with multiple hardware platforms
• Experience troubleshooting electrical and mechanical control systems
• 4+ years of experience programming and maintaining SCADA system on multiple hardware platforms
• Strong understanding of control system network topologies
• Aptitude for quickly determining novel solutions for complex problems using available resources
• Self-starter with a desire to stay on the cutting edge of automation technology from continuous development both through self-guided learning and available training courses
• Ability to work with others to accurately define scope and estimate time required to complete projects
• Working knowledge of NFPA79 Industrial Machinery Electrical Safety Standard Working knowledge of safety system design and deployment including safety hazard assessment, safety rated device selection, and interlocking safety zones
• Must be authorized to work in the United States
• Generate as-built CAD prints and documentations for panels and electrical schematics
• Ability to obtain BATF approval to engage in certain explosive operations

**Note**: Due to US Export Control laws and regulations; applicants selected for employment must show proof of a U.S. Person status before employment may begin
More Details

PDS Tech Commercial, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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