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Senior Controls Engineer

Moses Lake, WA 77310

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 28867

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Controls Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire Senior Controls Engineer opportunity located in Moses Lake, WA.  

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the design, construction, and commissioning of the control systems for our new state of the art facility in Moses Lake, WA.
  • Interface with operations, support reliability efforts, provide hands on controls related technical support, training, and guidance.
  • Develop, debug, modify, and maintain PLC, DCS, SIS code and HMI graphics.
  • Design, configure, and maintain Data Historians, MES, and SCADA systems.
  • Create and maintain procedures and documentation for automated control systems.
  • Help develop control system architecture, technical requirements, and component design specification for the facility.
  • Provide ongoing support during production for technical issues related to the control systems and equipment.
  • Contribute to manufacturing best practices and a facility wide safety philosophy.

Job Qualifications:
  • Education: 4-year degree in engineering or related discipline (Electrical, Mechatronics, Mechanical, or Computer Science degree) preferred. 2-year degree or Trade Certification and equivalent experience may be substituted.
  • Experience: 5+ years of directly related experience in control systems engineering, industrial engineering, process controls, or automated manufacturing is required.
  • Experience with DCS & SIS (Emerson DeltaV or similar), experience with PLC programming (Siemens or similar), experience with instrumentation and PID tuning.
  • Communication: exceptional verbal and written ability with the aptitude to communicate professionally with production personnel, management, contractors, and project leadership.
  • Methodology: good engineering and good documentation practice.
  • Experience (or strong desire to learn) in using collaboration tools (such as SharePoint) for project execution.
  • Willingness and ability to take on challenging projects.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with instrumentation and PID tuning: flow, level, temperature.
  • SCADA/HMI application development, Data Historians, MES.
  • PLC/DCS/SIS programming, debugging, troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of industrial networks, virtual machines, thin clients, cybersecurity.
  • Experience with VFDs, robotics, machine vision, barcode scanners.
  • Startup and commissioning experience, preferably in chemical processing.

Job Details:
  • Direct Hire
  • Location: Moses Lake, WA
  • Salary Range: $120-140k
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.
 
About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

 

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