Senior Process Controls Engineer

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Elk Grove, CA 95624
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
A fast-growing process controls company with an office in Elk Grove, CA, is looking to hire a talented Senior Controls Engineer with process industry experience!The companys focus is on food and beverage projects.


* Position is open due to growth.
* Medical Benefits - company pays100% of premium for the employee, 75% of the premium for all dependents
* 401K - match dollar for dollar up to 6%
* PTO - PTO hours increase based on the number of hours worked
* Pay - paid hourly, receive double time for weekends and holidays as well astime and a half for overtime


* Work with the customer and/or process engineer to develop and/or interpret process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)
* Develop project documentation including, but not limited to, device lists, I/O lists, electrical contractor documentation, and acceptance documentation
* Design & develop PLC and HMI programs
* Design control system networks
* Designs and configure control system server infrastructure
* Commission control systems including device configuration, I/O checkout, PID tuning, water testing, CIP testing, and production testing
* Calibration of process devices with documentation
* Troubleshoot control systems (software, hardware, electrical, and/or mechanical problems)
* Work with subcontractors (mechanical or electrical) on projects including oversight of electrical install
* Drafts for electrical schematics, networks, etc.
* Ensure that the projects are completed on time and on budget
* Able to multitask on multiple projects and project elements


* 5+ years of controls engineering experience
* AS or BS degree in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or electrical engineering
* Ability to travel up to 50%

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with Clean-in-Place (CIP) systems
* Engineer-in-Training certificate or Professional Engineer license
* Very proficient with Microsoft Excel and Outlook as well as experience with Microsoft Project
* Experience with AutoCAD
* Experience with some of the following Rockwell Automation software packages: RSLogix5, RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, Studio5000, FactoryTalk View SE, FactoryTalk View ME, RSView32, FactoryTalk Batch, FactoryTalk Historian SE, FactoryTalk VantagePoint, PlantPAx, and FactoryTalk AssetCentre
* Experience with Wonderware System Platform components.
* Experience in process device calibration and documentation using ProCalV5
* Experience with some of the following networking protocols: EtherNet/IP, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Modbus RTU, Profibus PA, Profibus DP, Remote I/O (RIO), and Data Highway Plus (DH+)
* Experience with Ethernet networking especially with Cisco devices. Configuration via Cisco Network Assistant or the command line is especially beneficial.
* Experience with virtualized environments (VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion, VMware ESXi, or Microsoft Hyper-V).


The nature of this job requires both office time and on-site time at a customer facility. While in the office, a Monday through Friday work week is expected, with overtime as required. While in the field, weekend or holiday time may be expected, but will be paid accordingly.

Reference: 559198839

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