Automation and Control Specialist

Fort Worth, TX, USA


75k-95k D.O.E.

Controls Engineer needed for DFW Control Systems Integrator working in the Food & Beverage and Consumer Packaged Goods industries.  Design industrial automation and controls projects, all stages of a project working from design and programming through installation and commissioning as well as some service work.

Why work for this company?:

  • Smaller company allows for a wider breadth of experience from design, and programming, to installation
  • Great benefits include health insurance, 401k matching, bonus!
  • Ongoing training provided!
  • Low travel  – 10% or less!


  • Execute full control project lifecycles, working closely with the Engineering team (including design, development, testing, programming, installation, commissioning, and support)
  • Estimate project scopes and budgets
  • Design projects with an emphasis on overall performance, usability, reliability, and safety
  • Utilize and maintain electrical drawings for control systems
  • Document onsite progress in detail
  • Communicate concisely and effectively with customers and coworkers
  • Perform troubleshooting and service work to maintain customer uptime and profitability
  • Engage consistently in learning opportunities to hone and expand both technical and soft skills
  • Regularly undertake mandatory safety training


  • 3+ years experience in industrial automation and control design and programming
  • Demonstrated experience programming PLCs and HMIs
  • Experience over a variety of Automation and Controls Hardware and Software Platforms including Rockwell Automation Studio 5000,  FactoryTalk, and Ignition
  • Experience with a variety of Variable Frequency Drives and Servo Amplifiers
  • Ability to apply knowledge of known platforms to new technologies
  • Aptitude to troubleshoot and work on new systems without prior knowledge or training
  • Creativity, flexibility, and analytical skills
  • Facility in technical writing and communications, with emphasis on conceptual clarity and readability
  • ABET-Accredited degree; however, relevant skills and experience will be considered in place of degree