Controls Engineer

Posted 8 months ago

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One of the well renounced clients of Zeva IT LLC who is one of the largest and most well-established engineering companies in the United States, with offices throughout the U.S. and more than 400 professionals on staff looking for a full-time Controls Engineer located in Columbia, MD.

Key Responsibilities

  • This position requires the Controls Engineer to conceptualize, detail and implement control systems for industrial processes and machinery that meet our client’s requirements. This involves the development of a control system architecture, selecting the components to be used, detailing schematic diagrams and system documentation, programming controllers (PLC, DCS,RTU), programming the process visualization (HMI/SCADA), developing databases for archiving/displaying historical system data and implementing/commissioning the control system at the client’s facility.
  • Knowledge of controller programming languages such as Ladder, Sequential Function Chart, Structured Text and others to achieve the desired results is required.
  • The ideal candidate must have a diverse engineering skillset with the ability to work independently.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Computer Science is required.


A minimum of 2 to 5 years with capabilities in below areas is preferred:

  • In-depth understanding of PLC/DCS hardware/software platforms such Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Modicon or Emerson DeltaV.
  • In-depth understanding of HMI/SCADA hardware/software platforms such as, Wonderware System Platform or Ignition
  • Experience with OSI-PI Historian
  • Experience in design of electrical schematics, including power distribution under 480VAC, control panels and associated NEC references desired.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.

Physical Demands of Position

Seeing, color perception, hearing, clear speech, dexterity in hands, driving, lifting, climbing, and ability to mount and dismount equipment, pushing, and pulling.

Working Environment

  • Standard office environment, On-site office environment, and diverse industrial environments
  • Frequent PC usage, facsimile/copy machines, phones.

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