Controls Designer Job Description Sample
The Controls Designer is to provide control systems which meet or exceed client specifications while providing maximum value for our permanent install theme park and theatre clients.
Perform engineering analyses of electrical loads, component layout, and functional safety of the control system independently or with the lead.
Perform optimization and value engineering reviews of both existing and new equipment for improvements in manufacturing cost and efficiency. This includes the research and specification of components from industry manufacturers for electrical designs.
Prepare bills of materials for finished electrical assemblies and assist in the procurement of outside vendor parts and services.
Central responsibility in the creation of finished electrical assembly and fabrication drawings, contribution to O&M manuals, and final client submittal packages.
Expand our application of emerging technologies for the purpose of designing and producing leading edge controls technology.
Leading an accurate design process, per assignment, including complete design reviews, design for manufacturability, resource capacity concerns and design capabilities
Improve design engineering capabilities by consistently following standard design practices, creating a design roadmap for each assignment
Communicates design strategies and daily workflow with design team through daily/weekly meetings
Communicates design project priorities, resource requirements and manages adjustments, as needed
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering or Technical Theater degree with emphasis in electrical design
1-3 years of applicable experience preferred
Proficient in the use of 3D modeling software (Inventor or Solidworks for example)
Ability to use basic CAD skills and apply them in use of E-Plan, the Tait standard for electrical drawing software
Knowledge of electromechanical, fluid power, and control system concepts
Must be able to handle a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and critical deadlines
Ability to work with various members of a team and communicate effectively at all levels
Strong, independent problem-solving skills
Understand the field of entertainment/theme parks and grow/learn to serve that market
Able to work within global codes and regulations
Ability to multi-task and handle heavy workloads
Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a Controls Designer to work in the Portage, MI area. This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.
Prepare Controls drawings and be familiar with Controls systems and materials.
Prepare panel layouts, bills of material, and cable schedules.
Works from both own designs and designs of others, compiles data, performs design computations, makes quantity take-offs, and assists in preparation of cost estimates.
Maintains working knowledge of the discipline' s codes and studies non-routine code issues.
May direct the drafting effort, within own discipline and coordinate work effort with other disciplines.
May research equipment selection or materials and provide information to project engineer/architect for specifications.
AutoCAD 2010 or higher.
MicroStation a plus but not required.
AutoCAD Electrical a plus but not required.
AutoCAD Plant 3D a plus but not required
Revit a plus but not required.
PLC and/or HMI programming a plus.
About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS)
ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions. Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.
Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today. Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades.
Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) with a company match; paid holidays and vacations; tuition reimbursement. To learn more, go to or click below to directly contact your recruiter.
Ghafari Associates is a leading architecture, engineering, consulting and construction services organization with a long-standing history of client focus, quality design and technological innovation. With offices in North and South America, the Middle East and India, Ghafari serves a diverse client base across a variety of technically intensive market sectors.
Controls Design Engineering CAD Designer
AWS Data Center Global Services is searching for an experienced CAD Designer to join our team. This position will provide support to the Controls Design Engineering Team and Controls construction team through preparation of computer generated design drawings from blueprints, hand drawings and other archive types. The Controls Design Engineering CAD Designer's primary responsibility is to track, document, communicate and enhance global data center designs and standards with a focus on control, automation and electrical power monitoring systems. Candidates should be well versed in graphical communication for data center Controls Systems & Mechanical engineering and construction drawings. The design documents will incorporate riser diagrams, point termination naming, equipment specifications, sensor locations, enclosure diagrams, cut sheets, plans, details, elevations, & schedules. Candidates should have experience producing and maintaining permit and construction BMS & EPMS Engineering drawing sets for large facilities (Data Centers, Factories, Hospitals, etc.).
Establish and update Controls Engineering drawings, standard blocks, symbols & Autocad templates
Assist the controls data center engineering team and controls construction team with data center as-built documentation
Ensure that all drawings are accurate and kept up to date
Knowledge and Qualifications
Minimum of 8 years of experience within Controls and/or Mechanical CAD discipline
Excellent team composure and ability to take direction from various teams and stakeholder
Able to prioritize work demands to meet project schedules / deadlines in a busy working environment
Instrumentation & Controls Designer
Our Water sector, which brings together many of the world's top engineers and scientists, sees water a bit differently—as a single holistic system rather than as unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. We use this perspective to help communities tap into water's potential. Throughout the life cycle of capture, use, reuse, and discharge, our team optimizes every facet of a water system. Whether a project calls for planners, designers, construction managers, or facility operators, we have the right experts to provide creative, yet practical, water solutions. Through our cost-effective strategies, we're helping communities increase their water efficiency and protect their water resources for future generations. Join our team as we create new ways to tap into water's vast potential.
Our Water group is seeking an Instrumentation and Controls Designer to join the team in our Irvine office to provide world class Instrumentation and Controls engineering for a variety of clients globally in a dynamic and diversified team environment. You will work with junior and intermediate engineering and design staff to deliver high quality designs on time and on budget. You will report to I & C Engineering Discipline Lead.
Supporting control systems engineering and automation designs
Producing construction drawings, schedules and datasheets using computer-aided engineering production tools
Assist in the development of specifications
Assist in reviewing contractor submittals
Supporting engineering services during construction
Active participation in field data-gathering and equipment assessment assignments
Working in a manner to ensure personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam or prepared to take the exam within one year of employment
Possess solid interpersonal skills for working in a team environment
Strong oral and written communication skills
Must demonstrate organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and take direction
Advanced knowledge of standard desktop software is required including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access; Adobe pdf tools.
CAD experience – AutoCAD or Bentley Microstation – is preferred. Programming experience (Microprocessor, C++, SQL structures, etc.) is desirable
Willing and able to travel. Occasional international travel may be required.
Senior Equipment & Tooling Designer - Automation And Controls
The Boeing Commercial Airplanes 777X Wing Organization is seeking an Equipment & Tool Designer to support the Composite Wing Center in Everett, WA. The successful candidate will have automation experience and a strong problem solving background troubleshooting complex production equipment as well as an ability to support procurement of rate equipment projects.
The primary responsibilities of the job role includes:
Ensure factory equipment functions to meet production system requirements and verify rate equipment technical requirements are satisfied through procurement and commissioning.
Supports the evaluation of program and project requirements, develops moderately complex equipment concepts and designs solutions for the Production System.
Ensure compliance with safety, producibility, maintainability, reliability, ergonomic factors and regulatory requirements.
Validates contractual performance milestones, maintains configuration control, conducts project and in-depth technical reviews.
Prepares plans for production readiness, preventative maintenance, and spares.
Conducts equipment training for Production and Maintenance personnel.
Develops and implements moderately complex work-arounds and maintains configuration of hardware, software and documentation.
Supports in-production equipment and troubleshoots issues working with equipment services to perform root cause corrective action resulting in preventative measures to minimize downtime.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.
Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.
The successful candidate will have the following experience, skills and capabilities:
Must have at least 6 years of experience working with manufacturing or equipment systems.
Experience with PLC programming, Siemens and/or FANUC, CNC logic and/or experience programming equipment machine controls is required.
Typical Education & Experience:
AA degree in related discipline and typically 6 or more years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Excellent aptitude to understand the technical details and their effect on the overall system is required.
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Contingent Upon Program Award
Senior Electrical Controls Designer - Industrial Automation
Minimum Required Skills Control Systems, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Control Design, PLC Programming, Electrical Design and Layout, AutoCAD electrical, National Electrical Code
NFPA 79UL508a If you are a Electrical Controls Designer with experience, please read on!
We are a smaller, established company who are located in Western, Massachusetts and specialize in automation, construction, and electrical services.
We have been serving our customers for over 40 plus years and continue to offer a wide array of solutions to meet their needs.
At our organization we are searching for an Electrical Controls Designer, who is excited to pursue a career in Automation and Controls Design in support of our manufacturing projects!
Top Reasons to Work with Us
Established company with exclusive clientele!
Opportunity to feel good about what you do!
Continued growth company wide for 10+ years!
What You Will Be Doing Performs a variety of Automation Control System schematic design tasks in support of the organization's Panel Manufacturing projects for a wide array of customers across a diverse spectrum of industries.
What You Need for this Position At Least 5 Years of experience and knowledge of
Electrical Control Design
Electrical Design and Layout
National Electrical Code
NFPA 79UL508a What's In It for You
Competitive Benefits and Salary!
401K with a 3 matching contribution after 1 year of employment
Vacation Sick time
So, if you are a Senior Electrical Controls Designer with experience, please apply today!
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Control Systems, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Control Design, PLC Programming, Electrical Design and Layout, AutoCAD electrical, National Electrical Code
Control Systems, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Control Design, PLC Programming, Electrical Design and Layout, AutoCAD electrical, National Electrical Code
Electrical Designer - Controls
Electrical Designer - Controls
Location(s): Menomonee Falls, WI
What Magnetek is all about: Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Menomonee Falls, in the Greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek specializes in the development, manufacture and marketing of digital power and motion control systems for material handling, people-moving and mining applications. Our power control systems serve the needs of selected niches of traditional and emerging commercial markets that are becoming increasingly dependent on "smart" power. Magnetek is America's largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes and hoists. We provide Energy Engineered® drives, radio remote controls, braking and collision avoidance subsystems, motors and more. Magnetek is also the world's largest independent builder of digital motion control systems for elevators. We specialize in designing and manufacturing highly integrated Energy Engineered motion-control subsystems for elevators, serving the world's foremost 'lift' builders.
What you will do: The Electrical Designer organizes the documents and details from each order, creates drawings, and requisitions parts to ensure the timely and accurate manufacturing of product, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Prepares layouts, drawings and designs for Material Handling products according to engineering specifications using CAD software.
Reviews engineering drawings and supporting documentation to verify adherence to standard practices. Organize all the documents and details for all assigned orders according to departmental procedures.
Assists Sales Engineering with quoting new orders and projects.
Order entry of custom applications.
Act as a technical resource to review other designs to improve accuracy and to address and resolve inquiries and problems regarding designs and manufacturability.
Revise designs per customer or production changes, improving manufacturability to accommodate uniformity and ease of production.
Perform final verification of product at shipping, reviewing and improving documentation.
Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods, productivity and quality, while reducing costs.
Maintain technical competency and remain current in technology and changes in the industry.
Complete special projects as assigned.
Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.
Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.
Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Complete mechanical designs as needed.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Requires an associate degree in a job related curriculum or four years of high school and three to five years of progressively responsible related experience, or a combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical specifications, job orders, purchase orders, vendor catalogs, price and product selection guidebooks, schematics, drawings and blueprints. Ability to prepare reports, product designs and documentation. Ability to communicate effectively with other employees of the organization.
Electrical Controls Designer
Under the direction of the Vice President of Technical Services, the Electrical Controls Designer provides technical support for small to mid scale projects; Typically, development and/or implementation of new manufacturing technology in support of new products lines or improvements in existing product lines. The Electrical Controls Designer drives root cause analysis using technical knowledge.
- Develop electrical control panel drawings and generate bills of material
- Support the build and installation of custom control systems/panels
- Modify electrical designs and layout
- Assist with validation design, execution, and report writing
- Conduct root cause analysis and provide troubleshooting support for machinery
- Provide engineering assistance to improve plant safety
- Research new technology and provide recommendations
- Occasional project management within cost and time constrained environments
- Requires a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
- 0-2 years industry experience with control systems
- Prior experience with PLC programming; familiarity with Rockwell and Allen Bradley systems
- Recent AutoCAD experience required. AutoCAD Electrical experience is preferred
- Must be proficient in the application of AC, DC, and Servo Drives
- Requires strong organizational and time-management skills with good attention to detail and ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects
- Requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret business information, journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
- Must have strong analytical/problem solving skills
- Strong mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Strong PC Skills including Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) as well as experience with Gmail and Google Apps
- Strong project management skills
- Solid interpersonal skills, able to build and support team, and work with multiple levels of KTP personnel
- Comprehensive Medical and Prescription Drug Plan
- Comprehensive Dental Plan
- Company paid Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
- Short and Long Term Disability
- Voluntary Life & Disability Program Eligibility
- Medical and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
- Prescription Safety Glasses
- 401(k) Savings Plan with Match
- Employee Assistance Program
- Vacation Time
- Company Paid Holidays
- Continuing Education / Tuition Reimbursement
- Corporate Wellness Program
- Onsite Health Risk Assessments
- Onsite Flu Shots
- Gym Membership Discounts (at participating locations)
- Community Involvement Activities
- AT&T and Verizon Wireless Discount
Document Controls / Project Controls Engineer
The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.
We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.
This role will provide technical and administrativesupport for an onsite program management team, for a large healthcaredevelopment program. We foresee the selected individual spending almost equaltime doing document controls and project controls duties.
Prepare, track, review, and enter data andinformation into client provided data management system.
Manage, document and archive projectcorrespondence.
Mange, maintain and audit project documentcontrol system(s).
Assemble project deliverables and preparetransmittals of data.
Attend meetings and document meeting minutes andaction items.
Support Project Controls Manager in maintainingproject controls systems
Support Project Controls team in disseminating,tracking and reviewing the overall change management plans for programmaticbudget/costs, as well as construction budget/costs.
Assist in developing and maintaining budgets, workschedules, work and cost breakdown structures.
Develop and update resource plans.
Analyze and organize raw data on spreadsheets.
Assist in developing project monthly and weeklystatus reports.
Assemble monthly financial reports.
Prepare monthly client invoices.
Review vendor invoices for accuracy andcompleteness.
College education in Engineering, Architectureand/or Construction Management.
Minimum 3 years of document control and/or projectcontrols experience required. Specialized training or education may besubstituted for part of this experience.
Exceptional communications skills, both verbaland written.
Must possess good organizational and timemanagement skills, with demonstrated ability to multi-task.
Adept at Microsoft Office Suite, especially MSExcel. Experience with other projectcontrol software is beneficially, but not necessary.
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
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