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Control Systems Engineer - Direct Hire

Wahpeton, ND 58075

Job ID: DOH35775053 Pay Rate: $74000-110000 / year Jobs Office: Fergus Falls

Job Description

Are you an experienced Systems Engineer ready for your next challenge? Bring your skill to this growing company in Wahpeton, ND! Doherty Staffing Solutions is partnering with a leading agriculture company in Wahpeton, North Dakota. We’re seeking candidates for a Control Systems Engineer to design, write, install, and maintain industrial control software, program industrial control systems, and assist in installing and maintaining associated hardware. Compensation for this direct hire opportunity is $74,000-$110,000 annually, depending on skills and experience.
What you’ll do as a Control Systems Engineer:
  • Install, write, debug, document, review, and modify software for personal computers, programmable logic controllers, networks, and operator and instrument interfaces and their related equipment (HMI, SCADA)
  • Install, program, troubleshoot, repair, and replace industrial computer hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot control systems and networks
  • Work with Process Engineers to develop and implement control schemes
  • Research new technologies and implement them into control system
  • Communicate with factory management and operations personnel to determine how control system should operate and then show management and operations personnel how to operate what have been programmed
  • Write process documentation and operation description based on existing and new PLC programs used
  • Develop the process, electrical, instrumentation, and programming skills of self and others through training
  • Report mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, environmental, food safety, feed safety, and operational problems, and unsafe conditions to supervisor

What you need to become a Control Systems Engineer:
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering desired or similar. Two-year degree or diploma in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems, or two-year degree or diploma with experience as Instrument Technician or Electrician, or equivalent work experience required
  • Experience with personal computer, computer networks, human machine interface, and programmable logic controller or distributed controls
  • Leadership and judgment qualities required
  • Process related experience and basic sugar processing knowledge desired
  • Ability to communicate and work cohesively with others
  • Basic knowledge of instrumentation and electrical controls
  • Working knowledge in the following: Understanding programming concepts, including Basic PC programming, Networking. Programmable Logic Controller hardware, software, and programming (Schneider preferred), ID controllers, 4-20mA control loops, Fieldbuses (Modbus, Ethernet/IP, etc.), Human Machine Interface hardware, software, and programming (GE iFIX preferred), Reading schematics and symbols (P&ID, IO, electrical, instrumentation, loop drawings, Electrical/electronic theory, Electrical/electronic measuring instruments, and Basic measurement instrumentation and calibration
Take the next step in your career and apply today! Click APPLY NOW to complete our mobile friendly, online application. For questions or further information about the Control Systems Engineer position, please contact our Fergus Falls jobs office directly at (218) 531-2040 or email
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