Controls System Engineer
Caterpillar 1,596 reviews - Houston, PA

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Job Number:
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Description

Job functions:
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Electrical/controls concept design, engineering, programming, system install, start-up and debug of machine control systems.

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Developing specifications for designs to determine their feasibility, cost, and required time to complete.

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Formulating plans and outlining steps necessary to develop control systems, using approved structure, analysis, and design.

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Recreating steps taken by machinery users to locate problem sources then rewriting or overseeing changes to the software to correct errors.

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Documenting software, creating flow charts and operation maps so that others can understand the functions of the software.

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Documenting programming bugs and resolutions for future reference.

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Providing field support to resolve issues that are outside the expertise of the field service representatives.

This may require working in an underground mining environment

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Performs other duties and assumes accountabilities as apparent or as delegated, including mutually agreed upon objectives.

Qualifications

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BS degree in electrical engineering preferred; software engineering, computer science, or similar will be considered based on work experience.

An MS degree is a plus.

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5+ years of experience with electronic control systems and software or hardware architectures.

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Familiar with power train calibration, CAN communications, and vehicle instrumentation beneficial.

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Familiar with PLC’s, motion control, and electrical motors.

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Familiarity with mechanical systems.

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Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

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AutoCAD and ProE skills are a plus

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Matlab software

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Simulink and Coder software

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Stateflow software

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Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Access and other MS office programs

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Mathematic skills

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Excellent written & verbal communication skills

Caterpillar is proud of the role we play in building the world's infrastructure. The work we do drives progress for millions of people around the globe.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Unposting Date

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Feb 20, 2013, 12:59:59 AM

Primary Location

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United States-Pennsylvania-Houston-HOUSTON11-Global Mining - Houston

Job

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Engineering

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