Sr. Controls Engineer in Downers Grove, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 5/27/2022

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JobID: 387126

Johnson Service Group is currently searching for a Sr. Control Engineer for a company in the western suburbs of Chicago. This could be a contract to a direct hire or a direct hire immediately. 

                                   Senior Controls Engineer  

Responsibilities include:

  • Follow your assigned projects from Kick-Off to Start-Up Complete.
  • Specify Components and Design Architecture of Electrical Control Systems per industry standard practices.
  • Supervise the Drafting and Design Group with development of Schematics and Layouts.
  • Supervise the Panel Fabrication Technicians with assembly of Control Panels.
  • Development of PLC and HMI programming.
  • VFD and Servo Motion programming.
  • Testing and Simulation of Systems.
  • Commissioning and Start-Up of Industrial Equipment in the field.
  • Electrical Controls Field troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Occasional Service Support to Customers
  • Overnight travel is required. (25-30%)

Requirements to Qualify:

  • BSEE, BSME, or equivalent degree
  • Industrial Controls: 5 Years
  • Programmable Logic Controllers: 5 Years [Rockwell, Siemens, Modicon]
  • HMI Programming: 3 years [Wonderware, Factory Talk, Ignition]
  • AutoCAD or equivalent: 3 years
  • Basic VFD Control: 3 Years
  • Basic PID Control Tuning Understanding and Experience
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Comfortable with hands-on work.
  • A commitment to doing it right the first time.

Nice to Have (Sweeten the Deal):

  • Servo Motion Control: 3 Years (Kinetix or similar preferred)
  • Safety PLC Programming: 3 Years
  • Advanced VFD Control (Coordination/Registration): 3 years
  • Cascading/Nested PID Control
  • Process & Instrumentation Diagram Understanding
  • UL 508A and SCCR Training
  • Desire to mentor or supervise Junior Engineers


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