Facilities Controls Engineer (PLC/ HMI Development)


  • Full Time


Facilities Controls Engineer (PLC/HMI Development).

The ideal candidate takes pride in his/her hands-on work, analytical ability, organizational skills, and attention to detail. They appreciate an environment where innovative and high-quality work is encouraged, noticed, and rewarded and where individuals carry tremendous responsibility. They look forward to learning an incredible amount on the job. They are an excellent cross-team communicator, with a knack for understanding, process, mechanical, and electrical systems as well as complex controls.


  • Advanced proficiency in programming industrial process: PLCs (Siemens, Allen Bradley) and Human Machine Interface (HMI / GUI – Ignition, Siemens Comfort Panel)
  • Ability to program state machines, data acquisition, and PID control. Proven ability to design fault-tolerant systems with error handling and recovery
  • Proficiency programming and tuning variable frequency drives
  • Configuration of controls networks including:Field bus Networks (ProfiNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet/IP, Safety rated field bus networks)Serial communication (RS-232, Ethernet communications between machine PLCs and database systems
  • Proficiency selecting appropriate circuit protectors, wire and cable, sensors, safety hardware, PLC hardware, remote I/O, VFD and instrumentation.
  • Experience transitioning products and processes from concept to production desired Additional Skills
  • Advanced proficiency in modern text-based programming languages (Python, Java, C, VB) is a plus
  • Advanced proficiency in database systems (MSSQL, MySQL, Access) is a plus
  • Exposure to a wide variety of industrial sensors, and equipment (Level, temperature and pressure transducers, current and power meters, etc.) is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis techniques and risk analysis methods such as FMEA is a plus
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions
  • Ability to take the initiative and drive for results
  • Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery
  • Ability to work effectively in an interrupt-driven, fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Possess strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated strong customer service orientation and ability to take ownership for issue resolution
  • Expert knowledge of fire protection systems
  • Ability to analyze existing systems and associated monitoring equipment to troubleshoot and resolve problems