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Senior Controls Engineer in Holland, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Title: Senior Controls Engineer
Job ID: 18-00647
Location: Holland, MI
Type of hire: Direct
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Travel: up to 30%; Domestic and occasional International travel
Overtime: Yes, when needed
Relocation: Yes
Shift: 1st Shift
Openings: 2

Position Summary: 
  • Candidates must know the entire process (full cycle controls project engineering experience)
  • Siemens /Allen Bradley experience required

Position Responsibilities:
  • Design, implement, and document control systems for various types of automated equipment.
  • Conduct the electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up, and machine validation with build and electrical teams.
  • Ensure that equipment is designed and programmed to customer and/or the company build specifications using standard techniques and approaches.
  • Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of equipment.
 
Position Requirements:
  • 5+ years related experience/training and Bachelor's degree from a 4-year College/University in related engineering field.
  • Willing to travel an average of 30%; domestic and international travel.
  • 5+ years experience with PLC's, HMI, Robot, AutoCAD, Motion Control, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, and/or Vision Systems
  • Siemens /Allen Bradley experience required
  • Willing to work 48-53 work hours per week when needed.
 
GTA Questions:
  1. Please provide a few examples of projects you have worked on that would pertain to this role (i.e. automation, controls, robotics engineering). 
  2. Do you have prior experience leading or mentoring a team of engineers? If so, what was the dynamic and size of the team?
  3. Are you willing and able to work overtime as needed?
  4. Are you willing and able to travel up to 30%?
  5. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  6. Why you are looking to leave your most recent employer? If you're not working, when was your last day?
  7. What is your 'acceptable and 'ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  8. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  9. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years. 
     
Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or are currently employed by one of our clients, we are unable to assist you. However, if you know someone who is seeking employment and is qualified for one of our open positions, you could benefit from our Bonus Referral Program.
 
Bonus Referral Program
If you refer someone we hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job for 90 to 180 days, depending on the customer's payment terms.

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