Controls Technologist 1


: $89,630.00 - $129,460.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Energy/Power

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Wood Automation and Controls is currently recruiting for a Controls Technologist 1 in Warren, MI. with the ability to create PLC programs, electrical schematics, and handle commissioning responsibilities in the Electrical Controls industry. It includes integrating the controls system with computer systems. Work with customers to define and understand the requirements of the projects. This role will report to the CIM Supervisor.


  • Support for Customer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Projects from project design, implementation, production launch, to project closure
  • Provide daily CIM operation support to end users to ensure system availability
  • Involved in design, installation, and configuration of new and existing equipment automation together with equipment/process personnel
  • Provide hardware and software enhancement ideas or request to improve productivity or quality
  • Work together with other CIM and IT personnel on system launches and upgrades
  • Involved in new and existing production line expansion installation and support
  • Research of new technology or CIM applications to provide feedback to team for new enhancement
  • Manage multiple technical projects targeting continuous improvement results in the areas of safety, quality, efficiency, delivery and cost
  • Follow the direction of the project manager or other designated personnel
  • Review the project scope, proposals, job specification and resolve differences
  • Present constructive feedback to the person giving direction in a respective manner to achieve the best solution possible
  • Design and integrate control systems on new and existing equipment.
  • Provide technical expertise and support on equipment, processes and methods aimed at sustaining or increasing output
  • Design, test, and validate systems (individually or as a member of a team)
  • Work independently and with a team of CIM Engineers to assist in software development aspects of larger projects
  • Assist or lead in the development and implementation of applications
  • Apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjust and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results,

    and follow through with a series of related detailed steps or processes

  • Deliver projects on time and with least cost for the defined scope and highest quality to our customers
  • Provide daily status notes on launch and during projects
  • Participate in training when made available
  • Make suggestions for improvements where possible

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field or 1-2 years of practical experience in the field
  • We seek a candidate who is dynamic and flexible with high adaptability to changes
  • Excellent system troubleshooting skills
  • An interest in machine integration, equipment monitoring system and bar-code tracking solution
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Knowledge of PLC controllers and programming languages such as JAVA, C and HTML would be an added advantage
  • Programming languages such as JAVA, C and HTML would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of networks and IT systems is a benefit
  • Proficient in PC operating systems and high level of ability in MS Office products
  • Multiple language knowledge would be an added advantage
  • Local and international travel is required
  • Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

Physical Requirements:

Individual must be able to physically perform the following while carrying a laptop in a backpack:

    • Walk a mile in under 20 minutes
    • Climb a 2 story ladder
    • Be able to walk around the job site
    • Lift up to 30 lbs or 15Kg without difficulty

CEC Controls is a Wood Automation and Controls company

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. web address removed>

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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