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Power Engineers Control Systems Designer in Boise, Idaho

Control Systems Designer



Department:Facilities Controls Dept


Control System Designer

Do you desire to have an excellent opportunity to showcase and expand your skills in design and to become a recognized leader in the industry? Do you want to come home to the vibrant Boise area of Idaho? If you do, POWER Engineers has a career path for you. We are looking for the right person to fill our current Control System Designer opening in Boise, Idaho.

Your career at POWER will provide you an opportunity to work on industrial control systems and continuous processing systems. You will utilize your expertise to help companies ranging from small startup firms to large multinational firms. You will have the opportunity to work on all phases of a project, from the initial concept through the installation and commissioning of new equipment control systems. Your unique skills will help our clients change and adapt their facilities and systems to meet the dynamic changes in their markets. The Facilities Division of POWER Engineers is a full-service consulting engineering firm that specializes and is a leader in the Food & Beverage, Federal, and Industrial facility design.

Overall Tasks

  • Design electrical and control systems including:

  • Designs control systems based on sketches, Design lead input, and personal experience

  • Researches information on layouts by utilizing design specific reference materials

  • Recognizes design gaps and provides excellent quality solutions for these gaps

  • Recognizes the technical needs of a project and act on those as needed

  • Coordinate and clarify code regulations, specifications, and other detailed design requirements into designs

  • Implement POWER and Client CAD project standards efficiently for each project that is assigned

  • Utilize various design software packages such as AutoCAD, Microstation, and others

  • Collaboration:

  • Develop a work plan to meet project requirements and communicate the plan effectively to others

  • Monitor work, budget, and schedules to others

  • Provide high quality work that is completed to POWER Standards

  • Provides CAD project coordination

  • Customer & Vendor Site visits:

  • Customer site visits for data acquisition if required

  • Attend lunch and learn opportunities as they arise

Required Education/Experience

  • Associate degree in a related field

  • 4+ years of current AutoCAD experience

  • 4+ years of experience in the design and layout of electrical and control systems

  • Food and Beverage experience a plus

  • Network understanding and design also a plus

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word)

  • Proven ability to work in cross-functional engineering and design team

  • Ability to travel if required

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Be available to work overtime as required

Desired Education/Experience

  • Detail-oriented in all work and focused on quality and accuracy

  • Excellent follow-through and coordination skills

  • Effective in prioritizing and setting deadlines while meeting budgets

  • Ability to recognize the needs of clients, respond accordingly

  • 2+ years of utilizing industry CAD standards for layouts, PFD’s and P&ID’s

  • Working knowledge of the latest scanning hardware and software with experience integrating them into construction documents and CAD Models

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!