Sr. Controls Engineer



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Hanover - York County

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

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



Job Description

The Sr. Controls Engineer is responsible for creating control systems for proprietary and special design machinery in response to specific assignments and requests. He/She should have demonstrated electrical design skills, writing skills and an understanding of mechanical machine design.

* Creates electrical control systems and drawings to applicable standards for machinery in response to customer specifications. The majority of this work will be performed on PC and CAD. Uses state-of-the-art programmable logic controllers and servo drives.

* Prepares machine or process concept sketches. Creates drawings, schematics, timing and sequencing diagrams and design calculations to support concepts and processes. Writes code necessary for the PLC and motion control systems. Some mechanical design work will be required.

* Assists in the preparation of machinery development cost estimates. Produces conceptual diagrams and calculations to support estimates.

* Limited travel to customer locations for consultation with customer prior to machine sale or for installation, start-up, training or servicing of machines. Limited travel to vendor locations for product evaluation or training.

* Prepares written literature for machine operation, maintenance and troubleshooting.

* Assists with start-up, troubleshooting and correction of new and existing machine designs on the shop assembly floor. Follows-up on machine field experience to improve machines and machine design.

* Leads each project to final completion.

* Evaluates and tests electrical components to determine proper selection relative to cost, machine requirements and application.

* Prepares and checks electrical diagrams and documentation for ease of understanding and interpretation by customer and in-house employees.

* Participates in continuous improvement initiatives including but not limited to Lean.

* Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned at the discretion of the Engineering Manager.

* Associate degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent preferred.

* A minimum of 5 years prior electrical design experience preferred.

Demonstrated electrical design skills.

* Excellent written and verbal skills.

* An understanding of mechanical machine design a plus.