Controls Project Engineer (DH)

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SITE Personnel/MAP Engineering
Leads controls designers and detailers as well as outside vendors in design of control systems for various types of machines and equipment such as machine tools, conveyors, and loaders. Oversees the drafting of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic control systems for equipment. Leads startup and debug of equipment on floor prior to customer demonstration. Assigned to specific projects where engineer is responsible for overall content of machine control design. 6-12 month contract.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Identifies reference projects and assembles drawing sets including: power circuits, general control, I/O sheets, panel layouts, operator's console and push button panel layouts. Fluids: hydraulics, pneumatics, and lubrication.
Coordinates design of control circuits based on customer requirements and applicable government standards and codes.
Estimates power requirements and size circuitry accordingly.
Develops specifications and writes quote requests for purchased equipment.
Works with customers, marketing, mechanical engineering, purchasing, and service to ensure sound project fulfillment. Intermittent travel to customer's facility may be required.
Prepares bill of materials and drawing sets for hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical control systems.
Informs Controls Engineering Manager of task progress and variance from schedule.
Assists assembly floor and field service personnel in machine startup debug, as relating to software, logic and controls design issues involving electrical hydraulic, pneumatic, lube, gauging and cooling systems.
Leads design personnel in creating documentation for equipment including schematic diagrams and technical manuals.
Maintains technical competency.
Has familiarity and proficiency with AUTOCAD drawing system for design and detailing drawing sets.
Supports development and refinement of department standards.
Has understanding and working knowledge of how quality systems relate to day to day activity within the company.

Ability to design control schematics and determine proper application of control components based upon electrical codes and sound design practices. Must have working knowledge of personal computers, Computer Aided Design (AUTOCAD) and also Microsoft Office: Word and Excel.

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are the minimum requirements for the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the responsibilities of the position.

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering program plus a minimum of five years relevant experience; or Associates Degree (or 2-year certificate from a technical or vocational school) plus a minimum of 10 years relevant experience. The degree or certification requirements may be waived for Ingersoll employees who can demonstrate that they meet ALL other states skill, knowledge, ability, and experience requirements of the position.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, vendors and co-workers.

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadric equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation, techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

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.

Ability to interact with customers, employees, and management staff to foster a positive work environment built on teamwork, cooperation and trust.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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