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Automation Controls Engineer

Company: Accent Controls
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Controls Engineer
Detroit, Michigan
Job Summary:
A Controls Engineer uses established procedures to perform a variety of engineering work in the design and startup of PLC controlled systems for material handling equipment. It is expected to handle workflow as handed out from more senior engineers and contribute to projects in an expanded capacity. A Controls Engineer resolves basic site requirement changes and supports various solutions to complete designed equipment installation. Responsibility and expectations will vary depending on prior knowledge and experience.
Basic Qualifications:

--- Experience with PLCs and ladder logic programming.
--- Strong understanding of various types of conveyor systems.
--- Strong understanding of electronic principles.
--- Ability to troubleshoot electronic components and computer-based systems at the hardware, software, and system level.
--- Ability to understand the project life-cycle: requirements definition, design, procurement, installation, test, document, end user training.
--- Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and handle frequent interruptions
--- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
--- Ability to collaborate with project team members to define and deliver maintainable and reliable systems.
--- Panel Design: including layout and wiring schematic development
--- GM training certificates: GCCH, GCCS, Ethernet NetworksPreferred Qualifications:

--- 2+ years of engineering professional experience, preferably within field of automation or control systems.
--- Experience in industrial control systems installation, integration, and commissioning.
--- Working knowledge of Rockwell Automation technology, including hardware, software, and communication protocols.
--- Experience with Siemens PLC and HMI Programming
--- Experience with using Relays for controls technology.
--- Experience with programming older PLCs (PLC5, SLC).
--- Proficient with LOTO and creating various placards.
--- Proficient with Eplan.
--- Experience with Emulate3D; creating and testing models.
--- Specify Hardware and Software requirements, including Mat Reqs.
--- Ability to Document service activities via daily work reports in a manner that effectively communicates work time, activity, and status to Supervisor, Project Manager, and/or customer.
--- Ability to perform Installation Validation, I/O Checkout, System Functions Testing, and Fault Testing.
--- Ability to Conduct system factory testing and field testing efforts. (SAT/FAT Testing)

Keywords: Accent Controls, Detroit , Automation Controls Engineer, Engineering , Detroit, Michigan

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