Industrial Controls Engineer

Job Title: Industrial Controls Engineer

Employment Status: Full-Time

Classification: Exempt

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday with occasional weekends Travel: Required for training and execution of job duties Reports to: Engineering Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities: None


Position Summary: The primary responsibilities of this position are to create design schematics and write and install Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programs for automation and industrial equipment. Responsibilities also include testing the efficiency of installed program, improving the performances of programs, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise with installed programs.


Essential Functions

  • Works as system integrator, programs all machines in a manufacturing cell or line to interface with other control systems.
  • Utilize automation software to write PLC programs for automation and industrial equipment to ensure they function properly.
  • Perform routine maintenance on installed programs to ensure plant equipment’s operations and
  • Understand ladder logic and able to troubleshoot any issues when
  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair all aspects of motors, drives, and control systems to minimize the impact to
  • Understand and read wiring
  • Respond to the needs and questions of machine users concerning their accesses and use of PLC applications, issues, and training needs.
  • Develop and execute training programs for equipment for other technical


Other Duties

  • Perform other duties assigned by the Engineering
  • Work with engineering, maintenance, and production staff to outline programming standards and


This is not meant to be a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, and responsibilities. These items may change or new items may be assigned with or without notice.


Experience and Education Requirements

  • Associates in Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Technology
  • Knowledge of software design principles and database implementation and maintenance


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s) Required

  • Knowledge of ladder logic
  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley controls
  • Working knowledge in electrical panels and electrical
  • Knowledgeable in robot motion control and servo motion controls
  • Skilled in standard wiring and labeling
  • Thorough understanding of control
  • Strong communication and people
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Self-motivated and ability to work without direct


Other Qualifications

Valid Driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

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