Company: Plasser American Corp
Posted on: May 3, 2021
General Scope: Implement software
modifications, analyzing software problems and constructing
programming solutions. The Control System Engineer must have
thorough knowledge of electrical design and engineering techniques.
The candidate will devise new approaches to problems, modify
drawings, specifications, calculations, manuals, charts and graphs,
and monitor work for compliance to applicable codes and accepted
Write new software according to customer specifications
Modify existing software according to customer
Test and analyze programs.
Document software changes
Write end-user documentation
Send software updates to customers on head software engineers
Provide customer support
Work directly with electrical engineering staff to develop
hardware / software interface solutions
Development of PLC programs for automated equipment.
Development of HMI programs for automated equipment.
Responsible for planning and conducting independent work
requiring judgment in the evaluation, * selection, application and
adaptation of engineering techniques, products, procedures and
Devise new approaches to problems, and prepare or modify
drawings, specifications, calculations, manuals, charts and
Plan and conduct cost estimates.
Specify control components.
Ensure proper interdisciplinary coordination and effective
communication on projects.
Analyze reports, drawings, tests, and other data to plan and
Evaluate electrical systems, products, components, and
applications by designing, applying
knowledge of electricity, programming, and materials.
Research, develop, design, and test a wide range of machinery,
both as standard products and with custom features, according to
requirements of individual customers.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as
Complete special projects upon requests and other duties may be
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
(The knowledge, skills and attributes required for satisfactory
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university;
or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience. Have a Bachelor?s degree
in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Systems Technology,
Automation Technology, or Electrical Controls Engineering; or the
equivalent in work experience.
Knowledge: Incumbent must have proficient
knowledge in the following areas:
Have 3-4 years of work experience in Engineering, Programming,
or related fields (5+ years machine building, automation,
integration, or other automation intensive industry sector is
Have thorough knowledge of electrical design and engineering
Skills: Incumbent must demonstrate
or participate in internal/external training
programs to obtain the following skills:
Analytical thinking skills
Creative thinking skills
Ability to convert system requirements into software code
Understand function and data of sub systems
Must possess a valid passport. May be required to travel
throughout the United States and Canada, and some overseas travel
may be required.
On-track safety training required.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and
Ability to effectively present information and respond to
questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the
Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced
calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory.
Ability to work with concepts such as limits, quadratic and
differential equations, and proofs of theorems.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and
draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several
abstract and concrete variables.
Applicable Technical Competencies: Incumbent
must have working knowledge and demonstrated abilities utilizing
mechanical knowledge: Specific applications combined with knowledge
competencies are as follows: Rating Level: 1-5 (1= minimum 5=
Required Level of proficiency
Preferred Level of proficiency
Microsoft C / C++ Family Compilers
Microsoft Office Suite
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