Senior Controls Engineer

Champaign, Illinois

Type: Contract

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 144046

Date Posted: 09/12/2019

System One is recruiting for a Senior Controls Engineer for a leading engineering firm in Champaign, IL. The successful Engineer will have a strong I&C background in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, manufacturing markets.

Position is contract for 6 months to direct hire.


  • Design and develop PLC software using Allen Bradley/Rockwell
  • Design and develop HMI’s using Wonderware.
  • Provide design documents for MV and LV power feeds to equipment/control panels, motors, VFDs.
  • Provide control system/schematics design.
  • Perform critical design reviews of other software projects.
  • Specify instruments and field devices.
  • Develop sequences of operations for programming systems.
  • Prepare and develop installation bid/construction documents (scopes of work, bills of material, drawings)
  • Assist with investigation/survey field applications and as-built conditions
  • Will attend and participate in client/contractor meetings.
  • Provide on-site start-up I/O checkout, commissioning, start-up support at client site.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline.
  • Ten (10) years' experience designing electrical/control systems and programming PLCs in the food & beverage, chemical, manufacturing markets.
  • AutoCAD skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Leadership skills, complex problem solving /troubleshooting skills, critical thinking, attention to detail.

Additional Information

  • Position is contract for 6 months to direct hire.
  • No per diem or relocation assistance provided during the contract assignment. Local candidates preferred.