Controls Engineer - Automation Specialists II



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Sugar Land

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Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

Job Title - Controls Engineer / Automation Specialist II

Our client in Houston, Texas is looking for hardworking, motivated talent to join their team. This company is a leading system integrator focused on controls & automation for a variety of industries in the United States. Don't wait… apply today!

What's in it for you?

* Pay range: $43.27-52.88/hr

* Onsite with domestic travel from 20-40%

* Contract-to-hire

* Full time, at least 40 hours per week

* Oustanding mentorship program

* Work on cutting edge products

* Provide customer support to a variety of industries

Job Description


* Assist with most aspects of system integration projects by identifying parts and components for PLC, network, computer, and software components; programming PLCs and HMIs; testing functionality of program logic and installed equipment; troubleshooting software and systems issues during start-up; developing and assembling required documentation and user manuals created during the development process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Reads and interprets diagrams and documentation and communicates with customers to understand objectives and preferences.


* Develops BOMs, IO lists, and requirements for control panels.

* Develops PLC programs in Ladder, Function Block, and other languages.

* Develops the human machine interface (HMI).

* Develops hardware and software test plans and writes simulation logic for the testing of the PLC and HMI system.

* Tests the installed system to observe system functionality and ensure that the programs function as designed.

* Troubleshoots problems that occur during startup that are caused by incorrect drawings, changes in customer desires, incorrect instrumentation specifications, or other technical issues. Diagnoses and resolves software and hardware interface issues.

* Trains customers on use and operation of client-specific system integration software.

* Interfaces with manufacturers and vendors of software and application products, particularly regarding problem diagnosis and resolution.

* Works with others to address design problems as necessary.

* May respond to service calls to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair programming and system failures.

* 3-5 years of experience required

Why should you choose Manpower Engineering?

* Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k

* Weekly pay with direct deposit

* Consultant Care support

* Free Training to upgrade your skills

* Dedicated Career Partner to help you achieve your career goals

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