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Controls Engineer - DMW&H

About Us:
DMW&H is a premier Automated Material Handling Systems Integrator headquartered in Northern NJ. Our employees have recognized us as one of the best places to work in New Jersey for eight continuous years. As a leading automation company, DMW&H specializes in the design, integration, installation, and support of innovative distribution centers material handling systems.
The Controls Engineer is responsible for applying acquired technical skills and project experience to the execution of the controls/electrical engineering portion of all Company projects. The Controls Engineer will work as a member of a project team, applying his/her engineering and project management skills to ensure accuracy and adherence to departmental standards, project schedules, prescribed resource limits and client requirements in the following areas: Electrical controls design and field installation/start-up.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering preferred.
  • Experience in controls design and project engineering in the material handling industry is preferred.
  • PLC Programming experience, preferably in Allen Bradley ControlLogix, PLC 5, and SLC 500 series PLCs
  • Project management skills.
  • Can work independently and as part of a team
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel 50%
  • Understand electrical controls descriptions and device layouts for initial internal review and subsequent customer approval.
  • Understand electrical drawings in coordination with electrical engineer per design specifications.
  • Review controls drawings and programs with controls engineering manager for correctness and operational intent.
  • Code PLC programs and prepare documentation based on project design specifications.
  • Internal testing with software engineering on system integration details.
  • Field start-up on PLC-controlled projects; support software engineering on start-ups.
Project Management/Coordination
  • Maintain up-to-date files of all relevant paperwork on projects.
  • Consult with controls engineers and project managers to ensure proper coordination and adherence to schedules in mechanical installation, electrical installation and field start-up.
  • Attend to service calls in the field when required.