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Controls Engineer

Company: Eaton
Location: Denver
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Eaton's ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division division is currently seeking a Controls Engineer.
Relocation assistance will be provided.
The expected annual salary range for this role is $62250.03 - $91300.04 a year.
Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
What you'll do:
The Controls Engineer is a key contributor to the overall success of the production operation. This position is a mix of industrial controls and mechanical design. You will report directly to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager and will have direct interaction with Product Engineering and Operational Excellence as well as various support functions.
In this function you will:

  • Provide production support as needed. Troubleshoot, determine root cause, and repair production equipment as it pertains to machine controls. Assist maintenance as required.

  • Identify automation and robotic opportunities in the plant. Develop cost estimates and analysis for the automation.

  • Plan, layout, install, program, and troubleshoot electrical controls and equipment including PLCs, HMIs, motor drives, etc.

  • Development of PLC control programming and HMI applications primarily focused on the Rockwell RS Logix family of PLC and the FactoryTalk View Studio HMI software platforms for new/used/upgraded equipment.

  • Develop standard specifications to be used on all new or updated automation systems.

  • Generate electric circuit drawings, various wiring diagrams, power-system schematics, and single-line drawings to document designs using AutoCAD.

  • Defining, requesting, and coordinating the purchase of electrical materials, components, equipment, and support services for the construction, assembly, and conditioning of prototype parts and machines.

  • Provide training support to Operations personnel in the proper setup, function, and control of automated manufacturing equipment. Create and update process documentation as needed.

  • Contribute to ZISC (Zero Incident Safety Culture) by following safety practices and policies, identifying and minimizing hazards, and promoting a culture of safety.

    Required (Basic) Qualifications:

    • Associate's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of five (5) years of experience with programming highly automated equipment including PLC and robotics OR a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited university with a minimum of one (1) year of work experience in programming highly automated equipment including PLC and robotics

    • Experience with Rockwell RS Logix family of PLC and the FactoryTalk View Studio HMI software

    • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and in the future

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Technology, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent from an accredited institution

      • Minimum three (3) years of experience in programming and system development.

      • Minimum three (3) years of experience with PLC programming/troubleshooting with Allen Bradley and HMI configuration experience including graphical screen development using Allen Bradley Factory Talk View.

      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

      • Strong interpersonal skills.

      • ABB robotics experience

        We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
        Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-800-836-6345 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.
        We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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