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Power Engineers Mid to Senior System Controls Engineer/Specialist in Boise, Idaho

Mid to Senior System Controls Engineer/Specialist



Department:Facilities Controls Dept


Mid to Senior System Controls Engineer / SpecialistRoles and Responsibilities:

POWER Engineers, Inc – Facilities Business Unit Controls Department is currently seeking a Mid to Senior System Controls Engineer / Specialist to work out of our Boise, Idaho office.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the successful completion of assigned projects. Assigned projects will include control systems, SCADA, and communications for industrial/commercial/federal clients.

Desired technical disciplines include the following areas:

  • Control system design: Develop drawing packages that accurately indicate the scope of work required to bid and construct a system. Packages may include demolition plans, general arrangement drawings, control panel layout drawings, wiring diagrams, I/O sheets, and network diagrams.

  • Logic and Control System programming: develop and implement logic and control schemes for manufacturing facilities; develop programs on various platforms for the implementation of these schemes; travel to project sites to test and commission the control schemes. Must be proficient at one or more of the listed platforms: Rockwell Automation, GE Automation, Siemens, or other automation platforms.

  • Networking and Communications: design and configure network and communication paths for industrial control networks; specify and design communication networks considering data security and availability; develop basic specifications for copper, fiber optic, and other network physical media; travel to project sites to troubleshoot and commission network and communication systems.

The successful applicant must also demonstrate aptitude in the following:

  • Integrity

  • Initiative and self-sufficiency

  • Spoken and written communication

  • Leadership and mentoring

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving

  • Interpersonal relations

  • Organization

Required Education/Experience

  • Requires a BSEE or an AS degree with equivalent work experience

  • 10+ years of industry experience in technical disciplines described in the Job Description section

Desired Education/Experience

  • Professional Engineer license is desired

  • Preference is given to applicants with any of the following: power system courses covering topics such Ethernet and networking, PLC programming, network communication protocols, network security, intro to utility SCADA, three-phase power, power electronics, standby power systems, and rotating machines.

  • Preference is also given to applicants with experience in mentoring others and in providing technical and commercial leadership in customer-focused engineering projects​

  • Experience in multiple processed food platforms (i.e. meat & poultry, dairy (spray drying, PMO, CIP, etc), bottling and snack foods)

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.

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