Atlanta, GA

Electrical Controls Engineer

Control Systems Engineer - Job Description


Responsible for providing support for facility electrical and automation controls in Atlanta, GA. Supervises a team of 6 technicians. Will consider candidates who are passionate about developing others, even if they don't have prior management experience.


  • Optimize and maintain facility and manufacturing equipment electrical and controls systems, automation systems, man-machine interfaces, and industrial communications networks using various tools and software platforms.
  • Support daily operations by troubleshooting and optimizing electrical and automation systems, including materials handling systems, packaging equipment, processing equipment, and printing and coding equipment.
  • Utilize advanced knowledge of power distribution systems to identify and resolve site problems and improve energy efficiency.
  • Maintain an electronic library of all software used in the facility and manufacturing systems, ensuring timely updates.
  • Develop and revise electrical and controls schematics and diagrams using AutoCAD.
  • Mentor and develop the skills of the site Controls Technicians.
  • Troubleshoot and design advanced controls devices such as Servo, Servo amplifiers, and Servo controllers.
  • Design and implement customized Safety Solutions to meet regulations and codes.
  • Build strong relationships with the Corporate Engineering team to enhance current systems architecture and improve manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Ensure electrical systems meet all applicable local, state, and national codes and standards, including NFPA 70, NFPA70E, and OSHA 1910.
  • Work variable schedules as required.
  • Promote a culture of safety and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Perform other assigned duties as needed.


Supervise a team of PLC Technicians.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology, or software engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Alternatively, an Associates degree in the same field with related experience.
  • Prior experience with industrial power, electrical, and controls systems is required.

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