Controls Engineer
Worthington Industries - Columbus, OH

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Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global company that processes steel for use in the automotive, construction, hardware, aerospace and many other industries. Our family of 10,000 employees in 82 facilities throughout 11 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With systems developed to conform to international standards for quality, environmental management and occupational health and safety, we consistently rank at the top of the Jacobson & Associates Survey, which ranks customer satisfaction among major steel suppliers With sales of approximately $2.5 billion annually, our company is North America's premier value-added steel processor and a leader in manufactured pressure cylinders, such as propane, oxygen and helium tanks, hand torches, refrigerant and industrial cylinders, camping cylinders, compressed natural gas storage cylinders and scuba tanks; framing systems and stairs for mid-rise buildings; steel pallets and racks.

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, Worthington Industries operates on a philosophy grounded in the Golden Rule. We put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Our Worthington Energy Innovations business is looking for a Control Engineer in Columbus, Ohio. The position requires strong skill sets in the design, programming, implementation and support of PLC, HMI, SCADA and related technologies. Incumbent must have experience using Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000 and 500 programming software. Experience with Wonderware System Platform, GE Proficy iFIX 5.5 and Allen Bradley Factory Talk SE is desirable. Position requires the use of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software. Capable of specifying PLC systems and hardware, motor control centers, sensors and devices. Be able to work in plant environment with plant personnel to obtain information such as detail drawings, design calculations, system layouts, sketches and power specifications. Design and oversee construction of controls and monitoring systems for power, process and HVAC equipment. Clearly document the recommendations using narratives and conceptual drawings. The incumbent will also have good communication skills and a professional demeanor to interact (face-to-face and other media) with customers, contractors and intercompany personnel.

General Responsibilities:

Accurate control ladder diagrams, PLC and PC based control schemes. Accurate drawings for P&ID instrumentation, sensors, power and related electrical circuitry. Provide ideas for product/process/power improvements from quantitative and qualitative analysis. Create, update, and release for manufacturing: electrical/electronic schematics, logic diagrams, interface identification drawings, wiring drawings, electronic cabinet layout drawings, I/O lists, drawing lists, bills of material, and P&ID's using AutoCAD and other software tools. Develop PLC programs from written sequence of operations. Performs onsite startup of PLC Programs, Troubleshoots programming bugs, makes enhancements to the program in the field. Develops SCADA programs based on written scope of work and screen sketches. Perform on site startup of SCADA programs, troubleshoots programming bugs, make enhancements to the program as needed in the field. Work with Project Management department in the procurement of materials.

Provide direction for the Panel Manufacturing department on construction of control panels. Develop drawing package based on company standards. Develop and field start PLC and SCADA programs as needed. Jobsite evaluation of control systems needs during preliminary site visits. Organize, schedule, and prioritize work in a team environment. Analyze and model data, make decisions and solve problems. Organize and file drawings, paperwork, e-mails, and other correspondence. Establish and maintain good relationships with clients, consultants, company staff, subcontractors, and suppliers. Understand the quality of the work and the safety of operations. Timely and accurate preparation of progress, budget, and other required reports.

Skills:

Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering with emphasis of electrical controls or Associates Degree with proven background in field of expertise.

3-5 years (minimum) experience in technical related field of controls.

Previous experience to energy/power analysis is a plus as is LEED AP, PE.
Knowledge of building systems operation, maintenance and controls including process equipment, HVAC, lighting and electrical.

Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Ability to use computer software for analysis, costing, scheduling, and estimating (Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.)

Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

Willingness to travel for business on a regular basis, up to 50%.

Confidence to make decisions and a strong commitment to team success.

Proven knowledge of Allen Bradley RS Logix 5000 and 500 Programming Software.

Working knowledge of popular SCADA systems.


About this company
Worthington Industries, Inc. (Worthington), is a diversified metal processing company, focused on steel processing and manufactured metal...