Automation and Control Engineer

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Onsite

85k-120k D.O.E.

 Established and thriving control systems integration firm that is focused on providing superior engineering, automation, and systems integration services to its clients, while also offering a great work environment and career opportunities to its employees. The company values doing the right thing and having fun, and aims to enhance people’s lives every day.  

This position provides support on projects and includes a combination of both in-office work as well as on-site support. Work is typically assigned one task at a time, and reviewed on a per-task basis. Project work varies across a multitude of industries, sizes, and many clients are large companies on the Fortune 500.

 

Great things about this company and role:

  • Get paid for every hour worked – straight OT over 40 hours!
  • Work with large Fortune 500 clients on cutting-edge automation projects!
  • Work from Twin Cities area – hybrid home/office
  • Be able to perform projects from concept through commissioning
  • Full benefits, 401k with 5% match, Tuition Assistance

 

Responsibilities:  

  • Level one programming, including but not limited to PLC, HMI, Vision Systems, Validation, Networking and Virtualization and Systems Architecture
  • Perform design and engineering functions in accordance with accepted practices and company standards
  • Prepare project scopes of work, preliminary design concepts, and cost estimates for small projects. Assist in gathering field data and preparing project specifications
  • Coordinate design with other members of the project team
  • Prepare project correspondence as needed
  • Maintain positive client relationships on projects assigned

 

Requirements:  

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Computer Technology or related field from an ABET-accredited college or university
  • Minimum of four years of controls, automation, and electrical troubleshooting and start-up experience
  • Engineer In Training (EIT) or Professional Engineering (PE) certification preferred
  • A varied industrial background is a plus. Key industries include food, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing.
  • Ability to travel approximately 15-25%, both locally and overnight
  • Prepare project scopes of work, preliminary design concepts, and cost estimates for small projects. Assist in gathering field data and preparing project specifications
  • Develop high-quality, error-free industrial software programs per the defined project requirements
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States

 

Physical Requirement:

  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk, and hear
  • Lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color, vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • This employee may perform industrial field work which could include exposure to hazardous locations, inclement weather, moving mechanical parts, noise, ladders, uneven ground, and stairs
  • This employee may perform industrial field work which could include exposure to a wide range of known food allergens

 

To comply with some state laws, the annual base salary range for this position has been provided. The range given is broad and should be considered as a guideline only. Our client will consider a candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, the salaries of current employees in similar roles, and other factors when extending an offer.