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Controls Engineer

  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
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    Direct Hire

A Controls Engineer is available in Louisville, Ky courtesy of Modis on a direct-hire basis. To be qualified for this position you must show a strong aptitude with computers and learning new systems and be familiar in utilizing Allen Bradley hardware and electronic components

Controls Engineer Responsibilities;

Evaluate and troubleshoot facility and manufacturing control systems consisting of PLCs, AC and DC drives, computer controls, and HMI interfaces as well as traditional contactor type controls and process instrumentation.
• Design and implement improvements to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve reliability of existing plant and manufacturing control systems and equipment.
• Design control systems and prepare drawings, specifications, and scopes of work.
• Write new or modify existing PLC programs and make system hardware recommendations to resolve operation problems, improve processes, and implement new project designs to support factory initiatives and continuous improvement.
• Document and maintain revisions to existing automated systems and maintain appropriate PLC and computer software/hardware information.
• Interface with ITD and upper level computer system personnel to ensure proper application of computer controls and database instructions.
• Provide electrical engineering, hardware design, systems integration, PLC programming, motion programming, HMI configuration, component specification, project management, and start-up and commissioning of capital projects.
• Support and assist Maintenance personnel in troubleshooting, testing, modifying, and installing electrical equipment and control systems.

Controls Engineer Requirements:

Degree in Electrical Engineering or appropriate major required. Minimum of 5+ years control experience required. Demons
trated ability gained through 5+ years in related assignments.
• Advanced knowledge and skill in programming with Rockwell Automation Software including ControlLogix/RSLogix 5000, SLC 500/RSLogix 500, EtherNet/IP Design and Configuration, RS View and PanelView and PanelBuilder 32.
• Experience with integration of ABB and Fanuc Robotics Automation Systems preferred.
• Advanced knowledge of automated material conveyance systems utilizing VFD’s, PLC’s, and motion control components.
• Must show a strong aptitude with computers and learning new systems.

If you are interested in this Controls Engineer job opportunity in Louisville, Ky then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis go to If you have questions about the position please contact Scott Johnson at 502-715-4440 or

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