Lebanon, MO

Sr Controls Engineer

Compensation: $85,000-$125,000/year.


Wright Technical Services has a top client who is seeking an experienced Controls Engineer with a strong background in electrical engineering and a proven track record in project management and equipment design.



  • Visit customer site for purposes of gathering information, project kickoffs or project reviews
  • Create electrical controls schematics including wiring diagrams, panel layouts, push-button station layouts, safety circuits, pneumatic layouts and other hardware related documents
  • Develop and place requisition for all controls associated material/parts related to a project
  • Organize, produce, correct and manage schematic hardcopies throughout the production of the equipment
  • Communicate internally & externally to resolve project concerns, via phone, e-mail and web-conferencing
  • Manage the quality, timing, and scope of equipment provided by external suppliers
  • Collaborate with other departments to develop solutions
  • Lead, direct and manage internal and/or external resources during situations requiring workload distribution
  • Trouble shoot wiring problems and circuit issues
  • Provide support to the assembly department by answering questions and addressing issues
  • Provide documentation to the programming department, such as I/O addressing, machine sequence, and bring attention to special/unusual/ high-end components
  • Work with vendors and manufactures on cost, deliveries, cross-referencing and application solutions
  • Interpret and understand how to apply internal cost sheets
  • Develop plans to accurately produce results that meet cost estimates
  • Accurately report project status through regular status reports
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or other electrical design software
  • Familiarity with safety PLCs and safety instrumented systems
  • Knowledge of industrial automation standards such as ISA-88 and ISA-95
  • Experience with servo systems and robotics
  • Familiarity with vision systems and machine vision
  • Ability to perform risk assessments and design safety systems



  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of Controls Design experience
  • Good computer proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Design Experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC’s and HMI’s.
  • A wide-ranging knowledge of AC/DC power, motors, drives/motion control, industrial controls, pneumatic valves and sensors.
  • Experience in industrial networking & various communication protocols
  • Experience with commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in machine control design

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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