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Controls Engineer - Hardware

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Brooklyn Park, MN
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 05, 2019
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Great opportunity to work for this growing company that works in many different industries! The industrial automation division is in need of a Controls Hardware Engineer to work closely with customers and design hardware for industrial automation systems serving a variety of markets. Our client is looking for strong technical leaders to help strengthen their team.

Reasons you should consider this opportunity:

  • Profit sharing!
  • Growing and diverse company!
  • Reasonably priced health care premiums
  • Enjoy working in a friendly and flexible work environment!
  • Established client base!
  • Company works on diverse projects from small to large
  • Open culture, upper management is very accessible!

The ideal candidate must possess the following knowledge and understanding:

  • UL 508A control panel hardware design
  • Knowledge and ability to define and select proper components for bill of materials (BOM)
  • Strong understanding of electrical schematics and CAD engineering support
  • Ability to understand key technical and process information from customers and peers
  • The ability to generate estimates, quotes, schematics and BOM per PM/engineering requests, specification and request for quotations
  • Understanding of related electrical codes and standards, including UL508A, UL698A, NFPA 70, NFPA 79, NFPA 70E, ISO 13849


  • Quote estimation, quoting process standardization, estimating tool support and development
  • Create BOMs, schematics, layouts, guide end-process design concept, and provide guidance to designers and drafters
  • Support project kickoff, design reviews

Position Requirements:

  • Required: Minimum Associate’s Degree or equivalent job-related experience in the hardware design of UL 508A control panels, hardware process design, and industrial equipment design, estimating
  • A successful candidate will have greater than 4 years of proven experience in related field and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge
  • Desired: Bachelor’s Degree in a technical engineering-related field
  • Electrician license a plus
  • CAD design experience a plus
  • Controls PLC and HMI programming experience a plus