Service Controls Engineer- Automation

ATC Automation - North Carolina (30+ days ago)3.5

Field Controls Engineer, Regional Locations

We currently have an opportunity for a Field Controls Engineer to aid in the Design, installation and testing of electrical components, automation Controls and systems at customer locations. The individual will be required to troubleshoot, analyze and correct pneumatic, electrical and controls problems with ATC equipment at customer locations. Additional responsibilities include assisting the Design and Build Teams with the development of programs to operate equipment including the use of low level driver codes, high level SCADA codes and developing stand-alone SEQUEL applications. Individual will assist Design and Build teams with installation of new and upgraded automation systems at the customer’s plant. Individual will also troubleshoot and implement corrections to electrical hardware and controls code.

Hardware knowledge (Hands on experience)

  • PLC - Allen Bradley: CompactLogix, ControlLogix, SLC 500, PLC 5, MicroLogix, Siemens: 416, Square D: Symax 50, Festo: Smart Valve,
  • HMI - Allen Bradley: Panelview, Panelview Plus, Siemens: TP, OP Series.
  • Communications - Allen Bradley Ethernet I/P, ControlNet, Devicenet, Siemens: Profibus.
  • Variable Frequency Drives - Allen Bradley Powerflex, SEW Eurodrive.
  • Robotics – Denso, Epson, FANUC, (Staubli 6 and 4 axis robots, Bosch SCARA).
  • Linear Actuators - Intelligent Actuator, Festo, Tolomatic, Rexroth.
  • Servos – Allen Bradley: Kenetics 6000, SERCOS Servo Drive Interface, Yaskawa: SGDV, SGDH.
  • Vision – Keyence / Panasonic / Cognex / DVT.
  • Data Acquistion - Keithley: DAS-1400, DAS-1600, PIO-120

Software knowledge

  • PLC - Allen Bradley: RSLogix 5000, RSLogix 500, Siemens: Step 7, Square D, Festo.
  • HMI - Allen Bradley: FactoryTalk View Studio, RSView, PanelBuilder, Siemens: ProTool.
  • Communications - Allen Bradley: RSNetworks, RSLinx, Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Siemens: Profibus.
  • Robotics - Adept V+, QuickBasic.
  • Servos - Allen Bradley: Kinetics 6000, SEW: Motion Studio.
  • Application Development - Visual Basic v4.0, v5.0, v6.0, National Instruments LabWindows

Ideal candidate should have a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or foreign equivalent and five (5) years or experience in the job offered or as a Systems Integrator in the automotive parts industry OR a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or foreign equivalent and three (3) years’ experience in job offered or as a Systems Integrator in the automotive parts industry. This is a full-time salary position.

Job Type: Full-time


  • automation: 3 years

Required work authorization:

  • United States