full time senior tech

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Remote/work from home Controls Engineering position with 25% travel!

Our ideal Controls Engineer is perseverant and loves a challenge. Having a sense of urgency, this problem solver is self-motivated, curious, and eager to learn. As a relationship builder, this people person demonstrates social intelligence, has exceptional writing skills, and can effectively communicate with people at all levels. This passionate role model likes to have fun and makes those around them better by challenging directly, caring deeply, and sharing learned experiences. Taking ownership and pride in their work, this organized big picture thinker has a good business acumen and is accountable for the decisions they make. This multitasker displays excellent prioritization skills and can maneuver changing deadlines with a great attitude.


The responsibilities of this Controls Engineer position include, but are not limited to:

  • PLC programming

  • HMI... programming

  • On-site startups (both local & non-local) (20-25% travel)

  • Generate electrical drawings

  • Create technical documents

  • Provide technical expertise on bids/proposals

  • Small to mid-size project management

  • Customer interface

  • Interface with internal resources (Business Development, Manufacturing, Operations)



  • 4-year degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET accredited university

  • 5 years of experience in a related industry

  • PLC programming experience

  • On-site start-up experience


  • 7+ years of experience in a related industry

  • Degree from a nationally recognized engineering school

  • Project management experience

  • Allen Bradley PLC programming experience

  • Knowledge of electrical codes (NEC, NFPA 79, UL508A)

  • Knowledge of safety standards (OSHA 1910)

  • Mechanical interest


  • Experience working as a consultant

  • Experience with a large manufacturing firm

  • Leadership experience

  • Robotics programming experience

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law

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