Controls Engineer

  • Andersen Material Handling
  • May 27, 2022
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Job Description

Concepts, plans and implements project-related system controls including, logic and software design engineering; controls equipment acquisition; and electrical installation under the direction of a Project Manager. Often works on several concurrent projects. Must also strive to maintain or improve upon the allotted project budget for the tasks they are responsible for.


  • Develop controls-related drawings for customer approval, installation and for maintenance manuals
  • Develop the required control logic to accurately and effectively operate each of the project’s various mechanical components and to interface them with system-related and customer software
  • Develop and implement PLC software from (Allen Bradley, Siemens)
  • Order and track the materials, equipment and services related to their project responsibilities
  • Direct and/or coordinate the activities of employees, vendors and subcontractors involved with execution of their assigned duties
  • Maintain the project schedule for their assigned responsibilities
  • Evaluate controls-related issues that may arise, inform the Project Manager of the issues and help formulate and execute appropriate actions to mitigate those issues
  • Keep accurate records of the budget and open issues for their assigned tasks and provide this information to the Project Manager on a timely basis
  • Help estimate / obtain the controls-related cost and schedule for estimates and for contract changes including materials, engineering and installation costs
  • Help the Project Manager prepare accurate project Change Orders
  • Travel as necessary for the purpose of project: meetings; implementation; coordination; and commissioning
  • Execute the controls and software portions of commissioning and acceptance test plans to help secure final project acceptance from the customer
  • Provide information needed to develop the controls equipment spare parts list & maintenance manuals


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or other relevant discipline with minimum 2 years’ experience as a material handling / machine tool Controls Design Engineer OR six or more years of previous, successful material handing / machine tool Controls Engineer experience
  • Formal training OR demonstrated skill and experience in the software applications required to successfully execute the responsibilities of this position
  • Through knowledge of the National Electrical Code and related