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Control System Engineer II

Automated Control Concepts
Rockville, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

An independent systems integrator, Automated Control Concepts (ACC), LLC specializes in process control, manufacturing intelligence, cyber security, and industrial networking. ACC provides services and solutions from initial requirements definition and system design through the implementation and commissioning of plant-wide systems. The cornerstone of our commitment to building long-term relationships with our customers is making every interaction an outstanding experience. At each step we strive to create lasting relationships built on quality, service, and responsiveness.

ACC is currently looking for a Control System Engineer II for a temporary role. A Control System Engineer II creates custom process control and automation systems for our life sciences, food and beverage and consumer products customers. Working alongside your project team, you will develop systems architecture, design and specifications, and program, test, debug and startup the DCS, PLC, SCADA/HMI and MES systems that the team designs. This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position for an indeterminate period of time ranging from 3-12 months, contingent on customer need. The Control System Engineer II reports directly to the Senior Project Engineer.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform assigned tasks on or under budget within specified time frame by Director of Engineering, to include, but not limited to: Control Panel Design, Instrumentation Specification Submittals, Functional Specification, Software Design Specification, System Staging (Factory Setup), Software Development, Hardware and Software Test Documentation, Hardware and Software Testing, On-Site Startup, Tuning, Commissioning &Testing
  • Identify technical risks and report to the Director of Engineering or other senior engineer(s) working on the project
  • Communicate with customers frequently related to the technical aspects of the project, supporting them with testing, interacting on-site startup and commissioning, etc.
  • Inform Director of Engineering daily on task/project status; unanticipated delays that might impede task/project progress/completion need to be communicated as soon as possible, along with viable solutions
  • Closely track and report non-site activity during start-up and time and material (T&M) projects
  • Flag all changes, including all those not requiring customer change orders, and report them to the Director of Engineering or senior engineer(s) working on the project
  • Monitor tasks for completion within assigned budgetary and schedule constraints
  • Perform thorough testing to ensure that quality standards and procedures are followed; all possible components of the system should be internally tested
  • Ensure that the final product meets the customer’s expectations
  • Maintain backup and revision control
  • Ensure adequate product documentation and actively participate in the continuous improvement of department and quality system
  • Maintain proper timekeeping on timesheets
  • Submit expense reports accurately and on time
  • Assist the Director of Engineering with project documentation accounting including Bill of Materials, Purchase Requisitions, Bill of Lading and Packing Slips
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering

Education, Certifications and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics)
  • 2 to 5 years of experience as Controls/Automation engineer or industrial control system programmer
  • First-hand experience with startup/commissioning/deployment of systems into production environments is required
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Exceptional communication skills for interface with customers, vendors, and other project team members
  • Ability to define, schedule and juggle tasks across multiple projects
  • Experience at a Systems Integrator firm a plus

Working Environment

Duties are performed in an office environment and workshop, but will also require travel to customer sites/locations to perform analysis, installation, training maintenance, etc. Must be willing to travel approximately 30%; must be willing to work in a variety of manufacturing facilities. Must be able to routinely use standard office equipment which includes, but is not limited to, computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. Minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues.

Physical Demands

Must be able to sit and/or stand for prolonged hours consistent with the average workday; to operate a computer and other office equipment, including but not limited to computer, printer, etc. Must be able to climb stairs and/or ladders; must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl; must be able to move, transport, position, place, install, remove and/or replace various types of equipment; must be able to lift 50-70 lbs. unassisted.


ACC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion int the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, genetic information, pregnancy, disability, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

ACC is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and share in our success. The Company provides a supportive and engaging work environment that demonstrates that we value our employees. Our employees receive competitive salary, performance-based advancement, paid time off (PTO), health benefits and 401(k), as well as other great incentives. Qualified applicants may submit their resume for consideration.

Automated Control Concepts


Rockville, MD
20850 USA



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