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Actalent Controls Engineer in Rochester, New York


This position is for a Controls Engineer who will be designing hardware and programming PLC's of industrial automated machinery. Creates/edits programs for PLC/HMI during commissioning, installation and runoff of industrial automation equipment. Will be working with internal software, mechanical and electrical teams on customer specifications to create electrical designs of industrial machine controls and safety circuits.


Allen-bradley, Automation, Hmi, Autocad, Plc programming, Controls engineering, Programming, Allen bradley plc, Robotics, Rslogix, fanuc control, fanuc, project management, Electrical design, electrical schematic

Top Skills Details:

Allen-bradley,Automation,Hmi,Autocad,Plc programming,Controls engineering,Programming,Allen bradley plc

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or closely related degree and 3+ years of experience. Associates degree at 15+ years of automation experience will also be considered. The qualified Controls Engineer must be well versed in control systems. This person must be proficient in PLC and HMI programming. This person should also possess good oral and written communication skills. • Understands advanced software and machine control engineering principals • Robot programming – Fanuc RJ series controls and ABB • PLC programming (Siemens S7 & Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000 preferable) Can create (LAD/STL/SCL) logic • HMI (Human Machine Interface) programming (Siemens Winn CC flex / HMI Pro preferable) • Design/debug electrical and software interfaces of machine tools and robot/automated loaders • Electrical and software design of machine/automation safety circuits (E-stops, safety guarding, etc…) • Commissioning and tuning of frequency & servo drives including servo / AC motors • Can design and implement industrial communication and I/O networks (Profibus DP, Profinet, Ethernet IP or similar industrial communications networks) • The ability to work closely with other controls engineers \ technicians to ensure functional interfaces and installations

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

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