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Controls Design Engineer

ATC Automation
Chattanooga, TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description

*Position is located in Cookeville, TN*

ATC is looking to hire a Controls Design Engineer to create and support custom automation equipment.

A Controls Designer creates electrical and pneumatic schematics, analyzes prints, troubleshoots, and debugs electrical and pneumatic designs. They are also able to determine material and component specifications and write programs to operate machinery at a high level of proficiency. The ideal Controls Designer candidate possesses PLC (Allen Bradley, Siemens), HMI, Robotics, Servos, Visions systems, and other sensors and actuators knowledge


Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

§ Knowledge of Rockwell- Allen Bradley, Siemens and Mitsubishi software. Use of oscilloscopes.

§ Read and create pneumatic and electrical prints with working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical. (schematics)

§ Develop and debug complex programs for industrial machinery processes

§ Have excellent computer skills and a high level of proficiency in software to design ladder logic and machine controls. May also possess advanced programming skills in data base development and machine control.

§ Communicate with customers to determine machine performance criteria.

§ Knowledge of electrical and controls engineering theories and principles

§ Installation of completed automation systems

§ Travel is required


Minimum Qualifications

· High School diploma and Vocational Technical School certificate with 5+ years of experience as controls technician

· 4 to 10 years of relevant work experience


Preferred Qualifications

· Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering

· 5+ years of relevant work experience


Physical Demands:

Stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to floor.·

Exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally.·

Exert 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently.

Exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

VISUAL ACUITY: Near acuity with or without accommodation.·

HEARING Ability: Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose.


ATC Automation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

ATC Automation


101 Mill Drive Cookeville

Chattanooga, TN



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