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Senior Control Engineer

Automation/I&C · Seattle, Washington

This company thrives on providing expert engineering for some of today’s most complex challenges.  We are creative in our approach by delivering multidiscipline services across a wide range of project types. We work on the most challenging projects ranging from transportation hubs and aviation to composite manufacturing. Our successes are directly related to high-quality collaboration, across all offices, expertise, and backgrounds. They are a 100% Employee-Owned company with our eyes focused on the people in the company, the clients we serve, and the communities in which we live. Join a team that goes beyond projects and develop your career with a Great Place to Work® Certified™ company!


We are seeking an experienced Senior Control Engineer to join our Seattle, Washington region. We offer a flexible work arrangement with a hybrid work model. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and a friendly, flexible, collaborative culture that values and supports professional development. Come get involved in the entire lifecycle of projects, from proposals to design to commissioning and start-up!


Job Summary


This Senior Control Engineer will work with a multi-disciplinary group of engineers, designers, and drafters providing technical services to public and private sector clients. They will work on industrial applications related to process manufacturing, aerospace, chemical processing, and municipalities.


The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial and self-motivated with a passion in Instrumentation and Controls. Bring your advanced engineering knowledge and strong skills in mentorship, management, delegation, leadership on automation projects, and coordination with other engineering disciplines to this exciting role!


The Responsibilities

  • Directing control systems testing, equipment commissioning, field testing and system acceptance including operational readiness testing.
  • Setting up industrial communication protocols and VFD configuration.
  • PLC, DCS, HMI, and SCADA system planning, designing, programming, and upgrading.
  • Developing drawings and specifications for construction including network communication block diagrams, control panel details, wiring termination diagrams, instrument location plans, and instrument installation details.
  • Equipment selecting, cost estimating, and equipment layout.
  • On-call (after hours and weekends) support of major public infrastructure and transportation.


The Requirements


Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent, and 10+ years of experience in PLC programming and HMI or SCADA configuration, with 1 year of field experience.  In lieu of a college degree, additional experience will be considered.

  • Working knowledge of piping & instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), wiring diagrams, control panel layouts, and motor control schematics.
  • Demonstrated ability using Ethernet and control system communication protocols.
  • Experience with Rockwell, Wonderware, and similar PLC/HMI software.
  • Travel up to 25% of the year may be required.
  • A registered professional engineer is preferred.



Drug Free Workplace
We are a 100% drug free workplace.  For the safety of our employees, customers, and our customer’s facilities, we do a pre-employment drug test and may require random testing to meet specific client needs. Please note that Marijuana, even if prescribed by a physician OR allowed under a state law regulating Marijuana, remains illegal under federal law and is against Company’s policy.


We look forward to receiving your application!