Controls Engineer / Field Controls Technician - PLC RSLogix
HireSource Solutions - Bethlehem, PA

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CONTROLS ENGINEER - PLC / RSLogix, Panel Builder (some field service work required as well)

This is a full time, direct hire (PERM) position at a very stable manufacturing company with paid vacation, benefits, 401K, etc.

Position Summary:
Controls Engineer experienced in design, construction, programming and field startup of PLC based control systems. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design of electrical control systems in coordination with other engineering and field personnel.
  • Utilize schematic diagrams to verify correct wiring on machinery and in control panels
  • Develop an understanding of the process systems involved
  • Application, configuration and troubleshooting of drives
  • Develop and edit PLC and HMI programs
  • Perform field I/O checkout and startup support
  • Work with startup personnel both from the office and in the field to verify correct operation of systems
  • Recognize operational issues in the field and implement effective solutions as required
  • Create and maintain electrical and control documentation
  • Provide on-site and telephone support of customer questions and controls related problems with equipment.
  • Assists sales personnel with electrical controls information and cost estimates for new systems quotations
  • Diagnostic support for customer service personnel
  • Support purchasing and spare parts departments with specification of components
  • Support and direct internal equipment factory testing
Position Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a controls engineering role.
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes, i.e. NEC, UL, NFPA
  • Working knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives and DC drives
  • Working knowledge of networked devices and I/O (DeviceNet, ControlNet, Modbus)
  • Working knowledge of Allen-Bradley software platforms, specifically RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Factory Talk View, PanelBuilder.
  • Demonstrated self-starter able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Basic to intermediate AutoCAD skills are a plus.
  • Microsoft "Project" skills a plus but not required.
  • A detail orientation is strongly required.
  • Willingness to travel is required (approximately 30%).
  • Servo drive experience preferred
  • Basic pneumatic design experience preferred.
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering preferred but not required.

1. What are your salary requirements?
2. What were you previously earning / currently earning?
3. Are you ok with a position that entails 30% travel?
4. Can you make the commute to Bangor, PA each day (when you are not traveling)?
5. Have you recently heard about this position or applied to this role with a different recruiter? (we do NOT want to duplicate your efforts)
6. Can you please briefly describe your experience with any / all of the following:
  • applicable codes, i.e. NEC, UL, NFP
  • Variable Frequency Drives and DC drives
  • networked devices and I/O (DeviceNet, ControlNet, Modbus)
  • Allen-Bradley software platforms, specifically RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Factory Talk View PanelBuilder
  • Servo Drives
Please email your answers to the above questions as well as your WORD .doc resume to:

Mike Iredale

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE - if you are indeed a match for this role you will be contacted very quickly upon receiving your WORD .doc resume.

If you are NOT interested or unqualified, please send us a referral. This is an immediate and urgent need for our valued client and therefore, we are offering a $1000.00 refer-a-friend fee to anyone who leads us to a candidate who is hired for this position.

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