Sr Controls Engineer

Salt Lake City, UT 84044

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Controls Engineering Job Number: Jt2556336 Compensation: $85000-100000 / year

Job Description

Senior Control Engineer

Sterling Engineering  Salt Lake City, Utah, United States (On-site)

About Us:

We are a leading player in the automation industry, known for cutting-edge projects that integrate state-of-the-art robotics and technology. Our commitment to innovation offers unparalleled opportunities for experienced engineers to showcase their skills and take on challenges that push the boundaries of automation.

Job Description:

As a Senior Controls Engineer, you will lead the development of advanced control system designs, manage projects, and ensure high-quality, timely delivery, and customer satisfaction. You'll troubleshoot complex issues, implement design improvements, and contribute to groundbreaking automation projects.


  • Lead the technical development of advanced control systems.
  • Manage projects, ensuring cost, quality, timing, and customer satisfaction.
  • Troubleshoot and implement design improvements.
  • Perform machine power-up, debugging, and programming.
  • Ensure equipment meets specifications using standard techniques.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field OR Associates degree with 2+ years of related experience.
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Strong skills in PLCs, HMI's, Robotics, Mechatronics, Motion Control, Vision Systems, and/or Programming.
  • Experience with CAD (e.g., AutoCAD Electrical).

Other Details:

  • Travel up to 25%.
  • Relocation assistance provided

We equip our engineers with the tools they need and prioritize continuous education, fostering talent from local universities and cross-training our experienced team. This commitment is reflected in the long-term tenure of many engineers, with over 20 years of service.


Meet Your Recruiter

Ric Delgado
Lead Technical Recruiter

Ric Delgado is a seasoned Principal Recruiter primarily focusing on the Automation Division at Sterling. With a distinguished tenure of over five years at Sterling and an impressive career spanning more than a decade in the recruiting field, Ric is a respected and accomplished professional in talent acquisition.

As a Principal Recruiter, Ric draws upon his extensive experience to excel in the Automation Division. His in-depth understanding of this dynamic industry enables him to connect talented individuals with exciting and fulfilling job opportunities expertly. Ric plays a pivotal role in helping candidates find new positions, advance in their careers, and achieve their professional goals.

Ric's passion for positively impacting individuals' lives through career advancement is the driving force behind his dedication to recruitment. He takes immense pride in his role as a professional growth and development facilitator, understanding the pivotal role a career change can play in a person's life journey.

He firmly believes in continuously updating one's skills and knowledge to stay competitive in any field. His commitment to personal and professional development not only enhances his own expertise but also positions him as a valuable resource for candidates seeking guidance in their career journeys.

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