Text copied to clipboard!

Title

Text copied to clipboard!

Controls Engineer

Description

Text copied to clipboard!
We are looking for a skilled Controls Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing and maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes. Your job is to ensure that these systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently and safely. You might work for companies who manufacture and supply the equipment or for the companies who use it, such as industrial plants or factories. Tasks are likely to involve: designing and developing new control systems; testing, maintaining and modifying existing systems; analyzing data and presenting findings in written reports; managing operations; working collaboratively with design engineers, operation engineers, purchasers and other internal staff; liaising with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities; troubleshooting and problem-solving; providing advice and consultancy support; purchasing equipment; writing computer software and test procedures; developing new business proposals.

Responsibilities

Text copied to clipboard!
  • Designing and developing new control systems
  • Testing, maintaining and modifying existing systems
  • Analyzing data and presenting findings in written reports
  • Managing operations
  • Working collaboratively with design engineers, operation engineers, purchasers and other internal staff
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Providing advice and consultancy support
  • Purchasing equipment
  • Writing computer software and test procedures
  • Developing new business proposals

Requirements

Text copied to clipboard!
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Proven work experience as a Controls Engineer
  • Strong understanding of control systems and their applications
  • Proficiency in PLC programming
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Strong project management skills
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and wiring
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and schematics

Potential interview questions

Text copied to clipboard!
  • What is your experience with PLC programming?
  • Can you describe a time when you had to troubleshoot a control system?
  • How do you manage your projects?
  • Can you explain a complex control system you have designed in the past?
  • How do you handle pressure and tight deadlines?