Controls Engineer
Job Type


Title – Controls Engineer 

Reports to – Electrical Engineering Manager

Date Written/Revised – 07/2022 

Direct Reports – N/A

Status – Exempt

Objectives of this Role 

  • Design, develop and implement equipment      control systems and subsystems for multiple simultaneous projects      following established design standards and practices. Commission      equipment, including final acceptance, prior to shipment. Commission equipment at customer’s      facility as required. Meet project      Quality Plan requirements and project schedules for controls. Provide      direction / guidance to Electrical, Assembly and Service personnel as      required.
  • Deepen the understanding of products,      customers, goals, organization, and business strategies, evaluating      systems and processes, and identifying improvement needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design electrical controls and      schematics in AutoCAD format.
  • Develop equipment line layouts (AutoCAD)      and work with customers and suppliers to provide the most efficient installation.
  • Design equipment control systems using      established design standards.
  • Expedite panel drawings and commercial      parts that are required for machine electrical assembly. Work closely with vendors to ensure      timely delivery of all parts.
  • Perform all work in a manner that meets      project scope, cost, deadlines, and quality standards. 
  • Provide direction to manufacturing and      service as required for execution of designs.
  • Attend all department and process driven      meetings. 
  • Contribute as a member of a team of      design professionals to achieve project, department, and company goals. 

Skills and Qualifications

  • AS in Electrical Engineering or      equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience in a design-build      manufacturing environment as a controls engineer
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Advanced training/education in      engineering, leadership and project management preferred.
  • Microsoft technology and relevant design      and life cycle management software.

Physical/Mental Standards

· Ability to operate computer.

· Manual dexterity sufficient for constant use of a keyboard, mouse, and telephone. Speech and hearing sufficient for regular communications. Vision sufficient for use of a computer monitor and transaction documents.

· Ability to sit for long periods of time.

· Ability to perform climbing, stooping, crouching, walking, grasping, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.

· Executing up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and or 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

· Close mental and visual requirements needed to perform work dealing primarily with Engineering, management, and manufacturing. 

· Ability to plan, schedule, train, check and evaluate work.

· Ability to troubleshoot (electrical/ programs/machine).

Work Environment

While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The passage of employees through the work area is average and normal.


All employees are responsible for product quality and are required to understand and follow quality system procedures. All employees have the responsibility, organizational freedom, and authority to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process, and quality system.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.