7 Eagle Group-81
Control Systems Engineer II
Direct Hire F/T
About the Company
At 7 Eagle Group, our mission is to connect talented Military Veterans and transitioning Service Members with businesses that value the sheer grit and experience they bring to America’s workforce.
About the Role
An independent systems integrator, we specialize in process control, manufacturing intelligence, cyber security, and industrial networking.
We provide services and solutions from initial requirements definition and system design through the implementation and commissioning of plant-wide systems. The cornerstone of our commitment to building long-term relationships with our customers is making every interaction an outstanding experience. At each step we strive to create lasting relationships built on quality, service, and responsiveness.
We are currently looking for a Control System Engineer II for a temporary role. A Control System Engineer II creates custom process control and automation systems for our life sciences, food and beverage and consumer products customers. Working alongside your project team, you will develop systems architecture, design and specifications, and program, test, debug and startup the DCS, PLC, SCADA/HMI and MES systems that the team designs.
This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position for an indeterminate period of time ranging from 3-12 months, contingent on customers' needs. The Control System Engineer II reports directly to the Senior Project Engineer.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Perform assigned tasks on or under budget within specified time frame by Director of Engineering, to include, but not limited to: Control Panel Design, Instrumentation Specification Submittals, Functional Specification, Software Design Specification, System Staging (Factory Setup), Software Development, Hardware and Software Test Documentation, Hardware and Software Testing, On-Site Startup, Tuning, Commissioning &Testing
Identify technical risks and report to the Director of Engineering or other senior engineer(s) working on the project
Communicate with customers frequently related to the technical aspects of the project, supporting them with testing, interacting on-site startup and commissioning, etc.
Inform Director of Engineering daily on task/project status; unanticipated delays that might impede task/project progress/completion need to be communicated as soon as possible, along with viable solutions
Closely track and report non-site activity during start-up and time and material (T&M) projects
Flag all changes, including all those not requiring customer change orders, and report them to the Director of Engineering or senior engineer(s) working on the project
Monitor tasks for completion within assigned budgetary and schedule constraints
Perform thorough testing to ensure that quality standards and procedures are followed; all possible components of the system should be internally tested
Ensure that the final product meets the customer’s expectations
Maintain backup and revision control
Ensure adequate product documentation and actively participate in the continuous improvement of department and quality system
Maintain proper timekeeping on timesheets
Submit expense reports accurately and on time
Assist the Director of Engineering with project documentation accounting including Bill of Materials, Purchase Requisitions, Bill of Lading and Packing Slips
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering
Duties are performed in an office environment and workshop, but will also require travel to customer sites/locations to perform analysis, installation, training maintenance, etc. Must be willing to travel approximately 30%; must be willing to work in a variety of manufacturing facilities. Must be able to routinely use standard office equipment which includes, but is not limited to, computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. Minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics)
2 to 5 years of experience as Controls/Automation engineer or industrial control system programmer
First-hand experience with startup/commissioning/deployment of systems into production environments is required
Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Exceptional communication skills for interface with customers, vendors, and other project team members
Ability to define, schedule and juggle tasks across multiple projects
Experience at a Systems Integrator firm a plus