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Controls Engineer - Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA 98178

Posted: 02/20/2024 Job Category: Other Job Number: 18580

Job Description

Controls Engineer

Where: Seattle, WA
What: 8 Month Contract 
Schedule: Full Time, Onsite (Monday – Friday)    
Pay: $40-50/HR (Negotiable)
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Paid Holidays


Our client is looking for a Controls Engineer to join their team based out of our Seattle, WA office. Their engineers work in a variety of environments and locations. The role requires strong technical knowledge, sound experience and people-skills, to effectively solve issues as they arise.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Creating and commissioning industrial controls systems, PLC software design, and HMI screens, for different industries and environments.
  • Responsible for PLC/HMI code development, code installation, debug on job site, and commissioning of the complete system.
  • Conducting the peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with build and electrical teams.
  • Ensure that systems are designed and programmed to customer and/or DyAG build specifications using standard techniques and approaches.
  • Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of systems
  • 3+ years of Controls Engineering/PLC/HMI programming experience
  • 3+ years of Rockwell Allen Bradley (Controllogix OR RSLogix OR Studio 5000) or Siemens Step 7 (TIA Portal, WinCC) PLC programming experience.
  • Other PLC platforms are helpful as well such as Omron, Mitsubishi, GE, etc.
  • Strong ability with motion control programming/commissioning (Servos, VFD, etc.).
  • Prior SCADA experience with Ignition is helpful.  Experienced in programming languages such as Python, C#/.NET, Java, etc. is also a plus.
  • Experience with hardware design using AutoCAD, Promise-E or ePlan is a plus.
  • The ability to program/write code/ladder logic from scratch
  • Prior experience with automotive manufacturing integration and commissioning.
  • Prior experience programming within customer-defined standards and templates
  • Proficient with a variety of field bus networks including but not limited to DeviceNet, Ethernet I/P, Profibus, ProfiNet, etc. a plus.
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About Our Client 

Our client is headquartered in Paris, France and is an industrial engineering group with a heritage of over 200 years, designs and supplies machines, process equipment and production lines for the world's largest industrial groups including the aluminum, steel, tube and pipe, glass, automotive, aerospace, logistics, cement, and energy sectors. In 2016, our client achieved sales of $2 billion with a team close to 8,000 employees and a network of over 100 operational units in nearly 30 countries. Our client is known for its technological expertise and competence in executing international projects.

The part of the group you would be working with is an integrator with over 20 years of experience providing turnkey system solutions for industrial automation customer. They are specialized in error proofing, traceability, image capture management systems along with custom solutions to address customers unique needs. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Graham Gosselin

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