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Controls Engineer


Posted Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003897536

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Davenport, IA
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Actalent Engineering is hiring a Controls Engineer to support a local integrator within the Quad Cities. The Controls Engineer will work for a brick-and-mortar organization serving a variety of different industries, including agriculture, grain handling, chemical processing, metals, discreet manufacturing, pet foods, etc.



·      Provides estimates, scope of work, and designs for customers, reviewing findings with customers.

·      Develops control systems, including PLCs, HMIs, and other field instruments. 

·      Designs, programs, and oversees installation of electrical and control systems. 

·      Performs electrical studies, evaluating results and providing recommended solutions to customers.

·      Performs troubleshooting on associated equipment, including relays, power systems, ladder logic, and PLC controls. 

·      Manages budget and schedule to ensure cost and deadline are met while providing value to customer.

·      Must be willing to travel regionally (2-6 hours away) daily to support manufacturing companies.

·      Limited travel out of state to supporting companies with additional travel pay, per diem benefits, company vehicle and travel expenses paid for by company.


  • BS in Engineering (ideally electrical) from an ABET accredited university + 2+ years of experience OR an Associates in Engineering (ideally electrical) + 4+ years experience
  • PLC Programming experience, specifically with Allen Bradley (would consider someone with extensive troubleshooting experience)

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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.
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