Controls Engineer

Posted: 9/16/2019 10:11:37 PM

Job Snapshot

Location: Portland, OR, US
Posting ID: 6903551

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Controls Engineer

Must have a B.S. in electrical engineering and five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have experience and be competent in:

a. The design and analysis of 480 volt power distribution systems, motor control, industrial control systems, and industrial lighting.

The design and programming of programmable controller control systems and closed-loop PID control systems.

The application and interpretation of the National Electrical Code.

Documentation of electrical and control systems using computer drafting, word processor, spreadsheet, and database programs.

e. Experience with Rockwell programmable controllers, robotics, and AutoCad LT is desirable.

DEPARTMENT: Manufacturing Engineering
JOB TITLE: Electrical & Controls Engineer Level IV

1. Plan, schedule, and coordinate detailed phases of work in the electrical portion of major projects or in total projects which are mostly electrical. Work includes conceptual design, detailed design (drawings and specifications), coordination and monitoring of installation, programming of programmable controllers and operator interfaces, system start-up and troubleshooting. Responsibilities include power distribution, motor control, control systems, robotics, and lighting.

2. Perform work which involves conventional electrical engineering practice, but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials, limited budgets, and difficult coordination requirements. Work requires knowledge of principles and practices of related specialties. Problems may be characterized by their lack of engineering precedents.

3. May supervise other engineers or technicians on assigned projects.

4. Independently perform cost assignments with instructions as to the general results expected. Receives supervisory approval on proposed plans for project.

5. Work and communicate effectively with a wide range of functional disciplines and levels of management.

6. Provide technical advice to Maintenance and Production on difficult problems with production equipment and building systems.

7. Provide guidance to Maintenance and electrical contractors to assure that all work done to the plant electrical systems meets all requirements of the National Electrical Code and complies with plant standards.

8. Identify and propose solutions to problems on the electrical power systems or control systems. Problems may be code violations, safety or environmental issues, property loss, or potential loss of production. Also identify and propose measures to enhance profitability.

9. Maintain documentation of the assigned plant's electrical power system and control systems.

About Aerotek:

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The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.


electrical engineering
motor control
programmable logic controllers
word processor
complex problem solving
installations (manual/mechanical)
installations (computer systems)
national electrical codes
engineering design process
computer control systems
electric power systems

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Contact Information

Name: Kaitlyn Doehring
Phone: (502) 493-3168