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Controls Engineers assist with the implementation of facility control system standardization and process improvement tasks for plant facilities. Resumes in this field showcase such responsibilities as directing installers and programmers through written and verbal communication as to the installation and programming of control systems, and working with IT departments to integrate building automation systems on to their networks. Sample resumes indicate that while no formal education is required for this position, candidates must have at least three years of experience and knowledge of such software as Microsoft Suite and MicroLogix and ControlLogix hardware.

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1

Controls Engineer

Served as electrical design specialist for all controls in company products using NEC standards.

  • Successfully designed and integrated Control Logix software into waste water management equipment.
  • Performed instrumentation, control testing and verification on water equipment using GE Fanuc, GE Proficy, Interact Express, Siemens 505 Workshop Factory Talk View and Allen-Bradley PLC's.
  • Organized and managed PLC/HMI programs to be accessible by the Field Technicians, Engineers and [company name] management.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
2

Associate Project Controls Engineer

Directly responsible for the management of sub-consultants providing service to WMATA (Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority).

  • Currently working with 36 approved ICS (Insurance Certificate Systems) sub-consultants that completed the process authorized to work on projects.
  • Oversee the on-boarding, certificate of insurance compliance management, and document collection to ensure speedy delivery and execution of agreements and task orders, which reduced sub-consultant downtime and delay in payment.
  • Developed a system to track outstanding sub-consultant issues in order to analyze and ensure all documents were in compliance before sub-consultants begin work.
  • Performed audits on documents stored on our document controls system to verify that our Requests for Proposals (RFPs) tracker and backup documents matched
  • Drafted correspondence letters between the joint venture and the client, as well as between the joint venture and the sub-consultants, such as Limited Notice to Proceed (LNTP) letters, and 80% and 100% completion letters.
  • Accomplishments: Streamlined and restructured department with discrepancies in sub-consultant insurances and pertinent document. Increased compliance of sub-consultants to meet company objectives.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
3

Electrical Controls Engineer - Contracted By Washington Group International

Engineering support team for the GMPT I4/I5 and 3.9L Engine New and Major Project - Model Year 2004. Oversaw all plant facilities process related equipment, including Coolant Circulation and Filtration Systems for all CNC Engine Machining Cells. Worked with National Electric Code (NEC) and OSHA codes.

  • Received Washington Group International Project Team Safety Award for attendance & safety compliance.
  • Authored a Master Facility Power Bus Plan to facilitate & manage power distribution for the Engine Plant.
  • Composed Machine Safety Plans (lockout, layout graphics, and emergency shutdown) for I4/I5 Operations to facilitate and conform to OSHA and GMPT Safety standards.
  • Contributed to successful completion of two major engine projects at GMPT on-time and under budget.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Organizational Leadership
MA
Organizational Leadership
4

Senior Project Controls Engineer

Served as Lead and focal point for project controls cost and schedule processes on assigned project teams.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in baseline management, change control, trending, and Earned Value Management (EVM).
  • Aided project team in developing estimates and monthly forecasts.
  • Proven ability to plan, organize and implement project controls processes.
  • Developed and maintained schedules primarily using Primavera 6.0 software.
  • Developed and maintained various cost reports using a variety of software.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MBA
Business Administration
5

Controls Engineer

Motion control systems design and implementation for laser-based semiconductor dicing and scribing tools.

  • Developed and implemented design of motion control system for micron-level, galvo-based, high-speed laser positioning system for IC device singulation.
  • Modeled system dynamics, designed and simulated single and cascade feedback loop structures, with feedforward, for 3-phase linear-motor-driven stacked/vertical stages based real-time systems
  • Programmed and implemented real-time motion control loop for proprietary custom designed controller powered by a TigerSHARC DSP using C++ as well as OTS controllers, such as ACS MC4U, PMDi Polaris, and Parker ACR/ViX.
  • Developed and utilized throughput analysis software for complex, multi-station wafer dicing system to select platform architecture options.
  • Lead role in planning and development of next generation control system architecture for semiconductor division: defined system requirement, selected options, and evaluated solutions.
  • Extensive interaction with off-site engineering teams and other business units.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science And Automation Control
MS
Engineering
PhD
Mechanical Engineering
6

Instrumentation and Controls Engineer

Completed over 100 instrumentation and control systems projects. The range of duties included relay based systems, researching specialized technologies, writing estimates and proposals, automated assembly and packaging machinery, chemical plants, web converting equipment, and large web line applications.

  • Successfully completed over 100 project assignments. No control system has ever failed to perform to expectations.
  • Very broad background in controls experience, research, and education allowing new problems to be solved in an efficient manner.
  • Managed projects with budgets over $1,000,000 under direct control.
  • List of specific project accomplishment available on request.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Engineering
Design
7

Controls Engineer

Supplier of liquefied CO2 and LNG manufacturing equipment to local and international markets for industries ranging from petrochemical, food & beverage to energy.

  • Designed and implemented PLC and HMI applications.
  • Conducted factory acceptance test of PLC and HMI applications, skid instruments and control panels.
  • Configured computer equipment for SCADA operation using Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Prepared SCADA procedures, computer setup procedures and test result reports.
  • Prepared and reviewed designs for wiring, installation and configuration for field instrumentation, PLC hardware and panels.
  • Provided consultation and technical support on issues relating to HMI and computer configuration.
  • Utilized RSLogix 5000, FactoryTalk View Studio, KepServer Enterprise, Wonderware InTouch, Wonderware Historian, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Office.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
8

Senior Project Controls Engineer

  • Turner/Gilbane Joint Venture, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, US Army Corp of Engineers
  • Senior Planner / Scheduler assigned to a 1.275 Million square feet, multi-story 120 bed in-patient community hospital and four attached clinic buildings with central utility plant, helipad and two parking garages.
  • Responsible for schedule updating using Primavera P3 software.
  • Developed Construction Fragments for project change orders and incorporated into project schedule logic for impact and Critical Path analysis.
  • Resource loading of activities into Primavera (P3) program to identify actual and forecasted resource utilization.
  • Reported and monitored actual and forecasted total project cost for engineering, procurement and construction.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Engineering Technology
MA
Master of Arts
9

Electrical & Controls Engineer

  • Planned, designed, drafted, and commissioned furnaces for the steel and aluminum industry.
  • Responsible for all electrical aspects of the furnaces including PLCs, Network Architecture, VFDs, Power Distribution, and Controls.
  • Assisted the estimation & proposal department achieve their goal of budgeting projects down to a 5% profit margin.
  • Reduced project costs by […] after redesigning the Material Handling and Combustion systems for a multi-million dollar Dual-Line Tunnel furnace.
  • Improved the estimating & proposal process from 2 weeks to 3 days.
  • Completed international commissioning milestones 2 weeks ahead of the allotted 10 week schedule.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
10

Senior Controls Engineer/plant Engineer

Before my arrival, programs had been written in Japan, I designed and developed PLC programs and electrical schematics for leading tire industry manufacturer for new and existing machinery, included the control upgrading of equipment such as extruders, banbury mixers, tire machines and conveyor systems, using US built controls. In addition, I directed and trained maintenance in troubleshooting various types of machine and also coordinated preventive maintenance in an effort to decrease machine downtime.

  • Developed program, electrical schematics, and conduit schedule for $750K tire machine upgrade. Converted controls from relay logic to PLC (PLC-5/PanelView), thereby increasing troubleshooting capabilities and reducing production downtime.
  • Designed and developed program (PLC-5/PanelView), and electrical schematics for a $500K Bias Cutter modification. Upgrade increased productivity and reduced ergonomic risk to operators due to control improvements.
  • Collaborated in the Project Management of new Calendar Line upgrade (+10M) for existing plant.
  • Directed all electrical and control installations, including developing timeline, ordering materials and supervising contractors. Completed project ahead of schedule facilitating an additional savings in man-hours and production downtime.
  • Upgraded existing conveyor system program by replacing analog to digital drives. Controlled dancer bars by PI&D control from PLC.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MBA
1 Year Complete

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