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Control Systems Engineer

Company: Calportland
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary Please note that this position is located in Federal Way, WA.Relocation assistance is available. Come work for a company that has been around for over 130 years and continues to grow and play a significant role in the building of America! The Process Control Engineer is responsible for the design, installation, and programming of PLC and HMI equipment and software. This individual will lead the management of all controls and instrumentation systems which includes expanding and updating the PLC and HMI control systems onsite to include implementing advanced process control strategies. Benefits At CalPortland, were proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees. Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. Thats why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from. All regular full-time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental, and vision plans. Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and a retirement program. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.
Compensation $95,000 - $120,000 annually DOE Responsibilities

  • Test and evaluate hardware and software to determine efficiency, reliability, and compatibility with existing systems, networks, and data
  • Plan, schedule and play an active role in equipment installations
  • Design and program new PLC and HMI control systems
  • Maintain existing PLC and HMI systems
  • Provide subject matter expertise for network interoperability and integration
  • Work with internal and external electricians to implement and maintain process control systems
  • Identify opportunities that can help improve the efficiency of business processes through hardware/software enhancements
  • Prepare documentation for deployment purposes; respond to any implementation issues as needed Education Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline Requirements/Qualifications
    • Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) programming (Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Schneider, etc.)
    • Working knowledge with controllers, performance metrics, metering devices
    • Strong networking knowledge (routing, switching, security, TCP/IP stack)
    • In-depth understanding of existing and emerging technologies
    • Experience with AutoCAD or Plan preferred
    • Effective at managing multiple ongoing assignments simultaneously with the ability to appropriately reprioritize work in often changing situations
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills Conditions of Employment Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA-regulated ongoing drug and alcohol testing.

Keywords: Calportland, Federal Way , Control Systems Engineer, Other , Federal Way, Washington

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