Sr Controls Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • United States Louisiana Convent
  • Permanent
  • Manufacturing
Position Title: Senior Control Systems Engineer
Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Convent, Louisian

NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the energy industry. Our client, a fast-growing manufacturing company out of Convent, Louisiana.

About our client

North America’s most diversified and sustainable steel and steel products company. Our team is forged around a vision for leading our industry by providing unparalleled customer care, building trusted partnerships and creating sustained value.

Position Summary

The Control Systems Engineer reports to the Maintenance Manager while working to continually improve plant automation system safety and reliability. Primary responsibilities include the development and implementation of automation equipment control strategies and equipment reliability programs, as well as the preventive and corrective maintenance programs for plant automation equipment. The successful candidate for this position will schedule, perform, and oversee hardware and software modifications, testing and maintenance on automation and instrumentation equipment; interpret and document test results; develop and improve automation-related practices and procedures; as well as develop and deliver technical training for plant electrical technicians and effectively communicate technical concepts, both verbally and in writing, between multiple groups and disciplines.
Safety is the most important part of all jobs; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Controls or Automation Engineer
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with programming and troubleshooting Emerson Delta V Distributed Control System equipment
  • BS or MS relating to Automation Engineering or Controls Engineering
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with DRI making processes
  • Experience with HYL ZR DRI plant process equipment and control methodology Experience with function block programming, ladder logic, C#, C++, Visual Studio
  • Experience with process communication protocols (Foundation Fieldbus, Profibus DP, Modbus TCP/IP)
The successful applicant will receive a competitive annual compensation package, annual bonus, medical benefits, and holidays. On top of competitive compensation, the candidate will join a forward-thinking company that puts culture and their people at the forefront of their business. For further information regarding this role, please contact me at 281-908-0870 or

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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