Controls Engineer in Houston, TX at Meador Staffing Services

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

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Houston area manufacturing company is seeking to hire an Electrical Maintenance Controls Engineer to manage all plant control systems.
Description:Houston area manufacturing company is seeking to hire an Electrical Maintenance Controls Engineer to manage all plant control systems. The ideal candidate will have a BS degree in Engineering and 5 years of experience in process controls.
Candidate for this position must have experience programming Control Ladder logic, scripted control languages, HTML, graphics construction, instrumentation and various control device configurations and database configuration. Candidates must have experience with Allen Bradley, Yaskawa and SEW interfaces.
The Controls Engineer is responsible for managing all controls related functions and providing electrical maintenance support for the facility. As the Controls Engineer, you will develop safety-related programs, design and implement controls systems, and mentor supervisors and the maintenance staff. This position is responsible for managing a small team of Electronic Technicians. The person applying for this role should have passion for training and developing a sound technical team. Experience managing capital projects is required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure compliance with safety and environmental standards.
  • Develop and revise Standard Operating Procedures and insure compliance.
  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement.
  • Maintain and understand controls related to large hydraulic press system.
  • Have a working knowledge of overhead crane systems.
  • Responsible for building tooling and equipment projects designed to automate our manufacturing process.
  • Lead/participate in the root cause analysis (RCA) process to identify and drive out long-term chronic problems and failures.
  • Maintain controls of large furnace and gas flow systems.
  • Actively participate in planning and executing outages for the facility.
  • Advise electrical group on setup and installation of remote I/O (RIO) and external field instrumentation and control devices.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Science related field.
  • 5+ years of directly related experience in process control and/or manufacturing.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, drawings and specification issued for performance of the control system commissioning. Typical documents may include PFDs, P&IDs, single line diagrams, cable and conduit schedules, instrumentation and control data sheets, I/O lists, etc.
  • 2-3 years supervisory/management experience.
  • Ability to perform and check sizing calculations for flow meters and control valves.
    •Excellent communication, planning, analyzing, influencing and organization skills.
  • Experience with PLC specification, Operator Interface, and Process Automation Controllers; configuration knowledge is a plus.

Job category:Installation - Maint - Repair
Branch:Direct Hire/Contract
Pay rate:85000 - 100000
Posted date:9/27/2017
Job ID:139268
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