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Controls Engineer

Adsorption Research, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted September 24, 2022.

Position: Controls Engineer Location: Columbus, OH (Dublin) Reports to: Sr.

Project Manager, Engineering Summary: Adsorption Research, Inc.

(ARI), headquartered in metro Columbus, Ohio, focuses on developing technologies that remove contaminants, such as carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and oxygen from biogas.

ARI is also focused on emerging global needs, like CO2 capture, gas purifications and/or re-use for industry, water purification, and air quality enhancement.

Founded in 1992, ARI combines industrial, academic, and scientific expertise to offer our clients a full-service solution, taking their most complex separation challenges and making solving them simple.

As a world-leader in the field of adsorption, with several patented and proprietary technologies, ARI is committed to developing separation and purification technologies to address technical and societal challenges.

ARI is seeking a Controls Engineer to oversee the refinement and integration of our automated controls systems.

The ideal candidate has a background in electrical engineering and uses PLC programming products, primarily those made by Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley.

You also will need to know how to read P&IDs and wiring diagrams.

Duties & Responsibilities: Develop and document new PLC control and monitoring systems from concept to qualification while conforming to applicable standards.

Maintain configuration/version control of PLC source code.

Design, install, maintain, and modify PLC systems.

Troubleshoot problems and eliminate control systems issues with current and future PLC control systems.

Understand process control issues and develop control solutions with the engineering team to enhance process performance.

Conduct prestart-up equipment tests (e.g., factory acceptance tests and site acceptance tests) to validate installation.

Interface with equipment vendors, contractors, and customers to troubleshoot and resolve start-up issues safely.

Extend start-up support and training for control and monitoring systems.

Respond to downtime events impacting production, when requested by a customer by supporting plant operators.

Reduce repeat downtime issues on systems and assist operators with troubleshooting equipment issues.

Design electrical control systems Possess good troubleshooting skills for electrical and electronic problems related to instrumentation, valves, 120VAC, 24VDC, and ethernet networks.

Understand and be able to troubleshoot AC/DC drives and motors Understand and be able to work with relays, contacts, transformers, motor starters, sensors, switches, etc.

Promote integrity, respect, accountability, continuous improvement, and positive interactions with all Team Members, customers & vendors.

Assist in the start-up of innovative technology Contribute to cost savings ideas and efforts Analyze new designs supplied by the team Performs tasks or responsibilities as assigned by Management Domestic and/or international travel may be required Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.

Several years of engineering experience.

Familiarity with Allen Bradley hardware.

Experience in modifying, uploading, and downloading programs, design, and programming of controls using Rockwell Automation Studio 5000 and Factory Talk View, Operator interface devices, and AC/DC Drives.

Complete knowledge of and ability to design and use ladder logic, PlantPAx objects, structured text, and function blocks.

The candidate should be proficient with the incorporation of automated valves, flow meters, modulating control valves, thermocouples, pressure transmitters, limit switches, digital positioners, PID loops, nested control loops, HMI development, variable frequency drives, plantwide communications with other controllers.

Strong electrical troubleshooting skills.

This position requires some mechanical knowledge of process machinery to support system improvements and the implementation of new equipment.

Ability to work individually and as part of a team.

Positive leadership and self-motivation skills.

Project Management team experience.

Effective communication abilities.

Industrial experience with electrical control systems.

Experience in chemical, oil, and gas industries is preferred.

Experience with automating cyclic adsorption systems would be ideal.

How to Apply: We are an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from all qualified individuals.

To be considered for this role please apply through Indeed and attach your resume.

While we thank all interested candidates only those who are short-listed will be contacted.