Control Systems Engineer

Aavalar Consulting
Rockville, MD
Feb 03, 2023
Feb 05, 2023
Full Time
*Position Title*: Controls System Engineer*Work Location*: Rockville, MD. Area*Work environment*: Office Building / Possible Remote*Who does this position report to*? Sr. Project Engineer*Why is this position open*? Company is opening new office locations.*Size of department*: 15+*Overview*: An independent systems integrator, our client specializes in process control, manufacturing intelligence, cyber security, and industrial networking. They provide services and solutions from initial requirements definition and system design through the implementation and commissioning of plant-wide systems. The cornerstone of their commitment to building long-term relationships with customers is making every interaction an outstanding experience. At each step they strive to create lasting relationships built on quality, service, and responsiveness.*Description*: A Control System Engineer II creates custom process control and automation systems for our life sciences, food and beverage and consumer products customers. Working alongside your project team, you will develop systems architecture, design and specifications, and program, test, debug and startup the DCS, PLC, SCADA/HMI and MES systems that the team designs.*Responsibilities*:* Perform assigned tasks on or under budget within specified time frame by Director of Engineering, to include, but not limited to: _Control Panel Design, Instrumentation Specification Submittals, Functional Specification, Software Design Specification, System Staging (Factory Setup), Software Development, Hardware and Software Test Documentation, Hardware and Software Testing, On-Site Startup, Tuning, Commissioning &Testing_* Identify technical risks and report to the Director of Engineering or other senior engineer(s) working on the project* Communicate with customers frequently related to the technical aspects of the project, supporting them with testing, interacting on-site startup and commissioning, etc.* Inform Director of Engineering daily on task/project status; unanticipated delays that might impede task/project progress/completion need to be communicated as soon as possible, along with viable solutions* Closely track and report non-site activity during start-up and time and material (T&M) projects* Flag all changes, including all those not requiring customer change orders, and report them to the Director of Engineering or senior engineer(s) working on the project* Monitor tasks for completion within assigned budgetary and schedule constraints* Perform thorough testing to ensure that quality standards and procedures are followed; all possible components of the system should be internally tested* Ensure that the final product meets the customer's expectations* Maintain backup and revision control* Ensure adequate product documentation and actively participate in the continuous improvement of department and quality system* Maintain proper timekeeping on timesheets* Submit expense reports accurately and on time* Assist the Director of Engineering with project documentation accounting including _Bill of Materials, Purchase Requisitions, Bill of Lading _and _Packing Slips_* Other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering*Required Skills*:* 2 to 5 years of experience as Controls/Automation engineer or industrial control system programmer* First-hand experience with startup/commissioning/deployment of systems into production environments is required* Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills* Exceptional communication skills for interface with customers, vendors, and other project team members* Ability to define, schedule and juggle tasks across multiple projects* Experience at a Systems Integrator firm a plus*Education*: A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field involving coding (eg, physics or mathematics)*Selling point of the job*: This is a very well-established company with clients across many landscapes. They are growing and looking to expand opening offices across the US.*Work Hours and Schedule*: Standard Business Hours*Is there travel involved*? Must be able to travel to client sites when required*Dress code*: Business Casual*Target Start Date*: ASAPAavalar Consulting is a trusted technology staffing partner that helps technology leaders connect with and deploy in-demand, skilled IT and Engineering professionals at client sites across the Mid-Atlantic region. Since 1999, Aavalar Consulting has built an award-winning reputation with over one hundred of the most innovative Fortune 500 and mid-market companies to deliver substantial value through a broad set of technology consulting and IT staffing services that include: Staff Augmentation, Interim Technology Executives, and Search and Recruitment for IT and Engineering.Job Type: Full-timePay: $85,000.00 - $130,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceCompensation package:* Yearly payExperience level:* 10 years* 11+ years* 2 years* 3 years* 4 years* 5 years* 6 years* 7 years* 8 years* 9 yearsSchedule:* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Rockville, MD: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* PLC Programming: 3 years (Required)Work Location: One location

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