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Controls Engineer



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The Controls Engineer assists in the design and development of programs for material handling equipment. This position understands equipment, business and customer requirements that drive the design of the technical solutions and. participates in all phases of product development lifecycle, including the analysis, design, electrical designs, installation support, electrical installation debugging and support of other complimentary engineering staff associated with the electrical hardware engineering. The Controls Engineer resolves somewhat complex site requirement changes, and support solutions to complete designed equipment installation.


Programs systems to support equipment operations.

Interfaces with internal engineering/project management and customers to determine system requirements.

Supports electrical installation via interfacing to electrical installers.

Debugs electrical installation of controls and motor components of somewhat difficult complexity.

Additional duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

2-5 years previous professional engineering experience

Regular travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.

High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.

Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).

Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.

Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.

Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.

Ability to work with and influence peers and management.

Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.


Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; talk, hear and see.

Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment may be high.


PLC programming, RSlogix, Allen-Bradley, Automation, Programming, Schematic, Electrical, Electrical design, installation, motor components, project management, Debugging

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

BONUS: -Experience with WES/WMS/WCS or Industrial Automation in general

-Strong customer service skills to work with the end user/client

-Experience traveling in previous roles

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

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.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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