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Controls Engineer

Chicago Electric is seeking a Controls Engineer to join our team in Carol Stream, Illinois.

Chicago Electric, founded in 1910, is a leader in the application of technology for industry.  We are a world class Systems Integrator with an emphasis on Drives, PLC’s, Motion Control, Vision and Robotics.  Our services include design, engineering, panel assembly, programming, testing, mechanical fabrication, installation, startup, and field service.

The Job:

As an Electrical Controls Engineer with Chicago Electric, you will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing, programming and commissioning automation solutions for manufacturing in a broad range of industries throughout the USA. 

You will do this by:

  • Assisting in managing projects in all aspects from conceptual design, electrical drawings, programming, testing, installing and the implementation of control systems.
  • Managing projects by providing strong organizational and leadership skills to the Chicago Electric engineering group.
  • Traveling up to 25% of the time to customer sites for the implementation of various control systems.

The Experience:

The ideal candidate for this position will possess a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a minimum of 2 years of experience in a related field in the Industrial Automation industry.  Experience in engineering, project management, programming, and AutoCAD is preferred. 

A qualified candidate would have specific strength in four or more of these areas:

  • AutoCAD / Solidworks
  • System Design
  • Robotics – Motoman / ABB
  • Machine Vision – Cognex Keyence
  • PLC Programming – RS Logix
  • SCADA Programming – Indusoft
  • Drives and Motion Control – Allen Bradley
  • MHI Programming
  • Panel design and assembly
  • Field Service and installation

The Salary:

Salary is competitive and is based on experience, with a competitive benefits package, and paid overtime.

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