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DCS Controls Engineer

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Join one of the largest engineering companies in the USA! With several offices across the United States, our client encourages independent thought and innovative ideas, as well as personal and professional growth. For over 40 years our client has designed and implemented engineering solutions for the commercial, industrial, and government sectors. The company is employee owned and people love working there!

Reasons to work for this company:
  • Opportunity to get involved with challenging projects across many different industries
  • Many opportunities for training to learn new products and platforms
  • Comprehensive medical/dental insurance
  • 401K match and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • They have a great reputation in the industry and with their customers

Project Responsibilities: Provide project and controls engineering support to customers as well as junior engineers in the controls engineering group for all aspects of projects. Responsibilities also include:

Project Lead Responsibilities: project execution, task identification, task prioritization, and scheduling, task ordering, time tracking and reporting, early problem identification and conflict resolution, hardware requisition, supporting other engineers in group, and attending project status meetings.

  • Develops and executes controls portion of the project
  • Responsible for detailed knowledge of scopes of work
  • Works with team to meet overall project deadlines.
  • Ensures that all project team members clearly understand the scope of engineering responsibilities
  • Works with Project Manager to develop engineering schedules for the team and customer requirements
  • Evaluates progress on project tasks and detail changes.
  • Assigns work to team members
  • Participates in business development activities and proposal development.
  • Supports Project Manager in the development of costs and proposal of change orders to contract scope
  • Serves as an engineering interface with the customer during the implementation phase of the project
  • Ensures compliance with all regulations, codes, etc as they apply to the contract and project(s).

Engineering Responsibilities:

  • Controls engineering design, development, and implementation including software (PLC layout, HMI approaches, Ladder concepts, Scripted languages), hardware (systems integration, instrumentation callout, panel layout, and construction), and systems design (integration of the various components on any given project)
  • Technical writing including project definition and requirements, clearly delineated status reporting, process control sequence of operations, standard practices and procedures, the scope of supply, requests for information, customer correspondence, and code commenting
  • Project documentation: task/periodic status reporting, percent complete estimating, production and assembly of required project manuals, organization, and maintenance of current network-based project files, phone transcripts, meeting minutes, I/O lists, specifying basic instrumentation, etc.
  • Programming Control Ladder logic, scripted control languages, graphics construction, instrumentation, various control device configurations, database configuration, and intuitive ability to program an otherwise difficult device
  • Some sales and marketing is involved. This includes the ability to identify sales opportunities, confidence to suggest scope changes with justifications, ability to network across targeted industries, vision to try new marketing approaches, and willingness to take on new marketing responsibilities as needed
  • Ability to simulate, test, and troubleshoot code and systems, regardless of the level of involvement in the programming of said code and systems.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Education – A BA/BS degree in engineering or related discipline (BSEE or BSChemE degrees preferred). Technical degree and/or equivalent experience may be substituted.
  2. Work Experience – 3+ years of directly related experience in process control and/or manufacturing is preferred. Strong leadership and client relation skills are required.
  3. Technical Experience – Industrial instrumentation and control implementation with multiple platforms. Honeywell, Rockwell, Siemens, Multiple DCS / PLC communication protocols.
  4. Industry Experience – Specialty Chemical, Life Science, Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Pulp / Paper, and, Utilities
  5. Professionalism – be able to work independently or as part of a small or large team.



Denver, CO



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