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Sr. Electrical Controls Engineer
Arvada, CO

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$95,000 - $110,000 / yr

Sr. Electrical Controls Engineer
Arvada, CO


Job Summary
Our client, a leading manufacturer of highly reliable and efficient centrifugal pumps and compressors, is looking for an Electrical Controls Engineer. This position is responsible for controls engineering projects involving PLC/SCADA/HMI programming, electrical and instrumentation, commissioning support, and start-up assistance.


This is a forward-facing role, where you’ll work directly with clients throughout the project (not a heavy travel requirement, though).  The company has won numerous state and industry awards, and offers excellent long-term stability and growth.


Responsibilities of Sr. Electrical Controls Engineer

  • Design, develop, and implement control systems for pumps and compressor skids (logic software and hardware) to meet integrated system requirements in multiple industries
  • Be part of an engineering team providing engineering services to large and small projects
  • Develop control logic software and user interface applications
  • Develop schematics detailing control system configuration, wiring, and design equipment panel layouts
  • Assist with initial start-up and debug integrated systems and the development of system documentation.
  • Work on automation and control system integration projects for clients in industries such as Oil and Gas facilities, petrochemical facilities, water/wastewater, etc.
  • Adheres to scope, job specification, quality, schedule, and budget requirements of assigned projects
  • Develops collaborative partnerships with clients and colleagues
  • Organized and disciplined with excellent time management practices that prioritize work correctly and provide accurate completion dates to management


Qualifications of Sr. Electrical Controls Engineer

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • 4+ years of related experience in electrical controls development
  • NEC & REC certification are a plus
  • In-depth understanding of control systems components, ladder and FB logic programming, SCADA programming and their applications (i.e. Rockwell Factory Talk or Siemens Wincc)
  • Experience with instrumentation and controls design as well as PLC (i.e., Rockwell Automation or Siemens )
  • Understanding of electrical circuits and electrical machines ( Motors and transformers)
  • Experience with AutoCAD would be a plus.
  • Familiar with machine monitoring systems
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to be the point of contact to customers for the team
Compensation & Other Details
Salary Range:  $95,000-110,000/year
Location: Arvada, CO
Type:  Direct
Travel: 20% travel max (typically less)
Relocation Assistance: Subject to Review.
Visa Sponsorship: None

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