The Controls Engineer provides technical support to users of Dearing’s engineered products including electrical components, and other related systems. Recipients of this support shall include Dearing shop and field service personnel and/or end users (customers). The Controls Engineer is responsible for ensuring unit control systems satisfy the applicable codes and customer specifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Reviews customer specifications
Reviews and approves unit control panel drawings (UCP).
Writes, develops, reviews and approves Sequence of Operations for UCPs.
Designs, reviews and approves Dearing UCPs and PLC programming.
Generates, reviews and approves electrical loop drawings, I/O and load lists.
Generates, reviews and approves Motor Control Center (MCC) drawings.
Specifies hardware along with requesting quotations required for specific projects.
Answers questions related to integration of customer-supplied devices.
Provides technical support to Dearing shop and field service personnel and end users (customers) assisting with troubleshooting problems encountered on the test stand and in the field.
Troubleshoots and recommends procedures and/or corrections for replacement of defective equipment, programming and control philosophy.
Performs and/or assist others with programming, hardware modifications, or other upgrades to unit control panels adding additional features to meet design specifications or additional specific customer requirements.
Four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university or 3-5 years related experience and or training, or equivalent combination of education and and experience. PLC experience is required. (Allen Bradley)
Proficiency with 2D CAD software and PLC Programming ( Allen Bradley, Red Lion, Allen Bradley HMIs)
Preferred knowledge of design software, project management software, spreadsheet software and word processing.