Controls Engineer

The Role

The OCS Design and Engineering team is looking to hire an experienced Controls Engineer. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience designing building controls systems for highly industrial/manufacturing environments and enjoy working in a fast paced, dynamic environment.


  • Develop I&C drawings, construction specifications, specify instruments and write control narratives for building automation systems such as HVAC, Compressed Air, Chemical Storage and Delivery etc.
  • Design, configure and program PLC and SCADA systems.
  • Plan and participate in the execution of start-up and commissioning activities.
  • Review I&C equipment submittals.
  • Participate in HAZOPS and risk and reliability assessments.
  • Optimize control schemes to maximize energy efficiency.
  • Develop and maintain programming and engineering standards.


  • BS in Instrumentation and Controls Engineering or equivalent in exceptional experience.
  • 5+ years of experience as a hands-on Controls Engineer.
  • Hands-on experience with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting of field installations.
  • Strong PLC programming abilities with both Ladder Logic and Structured Text.
  • Experience with HMI design and programming.
  • Understanding of fundamental thermodynamics principles.
  • Knowledge of various actuator technologies – motors, drives, solenoids, pneumatic valves, etc.
  • Knowledge of industrial communication protocols such as Profinet, Profibus, BACnet, Modbus.
  • Strong communication skills, highly motivated with strong work ethic.
  • Experience with Induction Automation Ignition and Siemens TIA Portal.
  • Experience with model development and simulation of industrial processes in Aspen/Matlab/UML or Simulink.
  • Knowledge of system theory including MIMO systems, linear and nonlinear stability, state space methods, full state feedback control, state estimation, adaptive control.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD or similar design software.
  • Prior involvement in the design or commissioning of large capital projects.
  • Expertise selecting and configuring TCP/IP-based network switches and routers.