ELECTRICAL AUTOMATION CONTROLS ENGINEER - CHICAGO, IL in Chicago, IL at Delta Construction Partners

Date Posted: 1/5/2020

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ELECTRICAL AUTOMATION CONTROLS ENGINEER - CHICAGO, IL

Delta Construction Partners is a national executive search firm for the nation’s premier electrical contractors and industry professionals. Delta has been retained by a confidential client to conduct a search for the position of Electrical Automation Controls Engineer in Chicago, Illinois.

Electrical Automation Controls Engineer Compensation and Benefits

Total compensation for the Electrical Estimator in Chicago, IL is between $85,000 and $115,000 depending on experience. Base salary may be more than this range for candidates with exceptional experience and successful history of performance.

  • 401K & bonus program
  • Team members are given the chance to use their experience, knowledge, and skills to make a difference
  • There isn’t any bureaucracy - team members can make stuff happen
  • They strive to learn from mistakes and not punish people for them- this leads to an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset
  • They have a culture of continuous learning and development with many opportunities to improve skills and advance in the company 

Electrical Automation Controls Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

  • Read, program and troubleshoot PLC Ladder Logic or other PLC based machine codes to resolve complex problems and/or optimize machine performance
  • Full lifecycle programming of PLCS, including the development of relay/ladder logic
  • Specific PLC I/O addressing assignments, (Example:  Allen Bradley SLC5/500, Controllogix 5000, Siemens (TI), Modicon, Square D)
  • Identify and diagnose problems with little information remotely and on location to resolve mechanical/software issues, operating system bugs and reinstalling software or hardware
  • Lead and assist in system troubleshooting and repairs
  • Determine root cause of electrical failures and implement solutions to prevent recurrence
  • Provide on-site and remote support for installed systems requiring technical service assistance, including support on Legacy systems
  • Capable of ladder edits, transfers and installation of updated software using remote access tools
  • Integrate and/or modify controls to existing processes
  • Setup and configuration of HMI stations, (Example: Wonderware, Factorytalk View or Maple Systems)
  • Configure AC/DC drive and servos
  • Test newly installed machines and equipment to ensure fulfillment of specifications
  • Provide lead or review for new equipment implementation, control system installations and modifications

Electrical Automation Controls Engineer Qualifications

  • AS/BS in Engineering Technology with demonstrated experience in industry preferred
  • 5 or more years of PLC programming required
  • Experience with Ladder Logic and ability to create and interpret Ladder Logic diagrams
  • Robotic programming and/or motion/servo experience
  • Experience with controls integrating electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Ability to comprehend both written and verbal English language
  • Natural problem solver
  • Juggle multiple project simultaneously
  • Patience and tolerance to demanding environments

Please forward your resume to Kelly@DeltaConstructionPartners.com for immediate consideration or call (727) 258-0285 for more information.

To view a full list of job openings, please visit http://www.deltaconstructionpartners.com/careerportal/#/jobs

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