Controls Engineer

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Controls Engineering Job Number: Jt252471023 Compensation: $90000-130000 / year

Job Description

Controls Engineer - Mid Level
Location: Downers Grove, IL
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $90,000 - $130,000 per year (plus bonus)

Join our team in Downers Grove, Illinois, and be a part of a culture that values your expertise, offers a flexible work environment, and encourages the sharing of knowledge. If you're a dedicated Electrical Controls Engineer with 4-10 years of experience in Electrical Schematic Design, PLC programming, HMI Programming, VFD Setup, and PID Control setup and tuning, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:
Develop and design electrical control systems following industry standards.
Lead projects from kick-off to start-up.
Oversee the drafting and design team.
Create PLC and HMI programming.
Perform VFD and Servo Motion programming.
Participate in testing, simulation, commissioning, and field troubleshooting.
Some overnight travel required (25%).

Qualifications:
BSEE, BSME, or equivalent technical degree.
Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
Comfortable with hands-on work.
Valid driver's license for travel.

Primary Software/Hardware in use:
Studio 5000, Factorytalk SE & ME, TIA Portal, WinCC, Wonderware, Ignition
AB Controllogix, Powerflex VFD, Kinetix Motion, AB and Siemens Distributed IO, G120 & S120 Siemens drives.

Preferred Skills/Abilities:
High-speed motion systems programming.
PLC-based safety system development.
Advanced VFD control.
Cascading/Nested PID control setup.
Process & Instrumentation diagram development.
UL 508A and SCCR certification.
Desire to mentor or supervise junior engineers.

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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