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Controls Engineer

Arden Hills, MN Pervenio

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Controls Engineer

Our Opportunity:

Our client, based in the northern suburbs of Minneapolis – Saint Paul, focuses in industrial process control system integration delivering a wide range of engineering business solutions to the transportation, oil & gas, bulk material handling,water and waste water, and other industries.

Our client is currently seeking a Controls Engineer with analytical ability, good judgment, strong operational focus and self-directed.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate innovative and creative solutions engineering, exercising initiative on projects and effectively collaborating, communicating as part of a team, performing design, providing controls engineering, programming, testing, and commissioning/field start up support for field service technicians.



  • Develop electrical and controls system design solutions based on client requirements, adhering to organizational and industry standards and quality.
  • Provide technical support to external and internal customers.
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, safety standards, and motor controls.
  • Create customer documentation such as user manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings. Finalize designs to meet project requirements.
  • Create accurate Bill of Materials for projects.
  • Define equipment and parts from external suppliers.
  • Conduct cost and time estimation.
  • Proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment.
  • Resolve operational problems related to projects and minimize delays or unexpected cost increases.
  • Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of projects, expected quality, and allotted budget.
  • Modify systems based on customer’s request, validate and test changes, document amendments and changes accordingly.
  • Provide high quality pre-sales, design-in and post-sales technical support to customer.


  • AS, BSEE, BSEET, or equivalent degree.
  • 3-5 years industry experience in controls engineering.
  • Allen-Bradley MicroLogix, ControlLogix, CompactLogix, SLC-503 and 504.
  • Rockwell Automation software suite, RSView, RSLogix 5000, RSLinx, RS Networx for DeviceNet, ControlNet, EtherNet IP.
  • Inductive Automation Ignition platform administration and configuration of Devices, Tags, SCADA management and views, High Performance HMI screens, data integration and reporting.
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of control and electrical system design and its application in automated industrial designs including specification of vision, power, sensor, inspection, and communications systems.
  • Responsible for project success whether project leader or as part of a project team.
  • Proactive, resourceful & highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and tasks effectively.

Our client offers a range of competitive benefits including health insurance, life insurance, vacation/holidays/sick time, 401(k), short-term/long-term disability, bonus program and more!

If you are a focused and energetic professional seeking a career with tremendous opportunity for growth, contact us today at 877-388-9544.  Please be assured that the relationship between us and you will be based upon mutual respect and confidentiality.

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