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Controls Engineer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 5/17/2022
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Controls Engineer on behalf of our client, a Pittsburgh based manufacturer of exterior lighting systems. The Controls Engineer will work with specifiers, installers, and contractors to ensure that the client provides the best possible solution and service for smart lighting applications. This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager.
  • Work with specifiers, installers, and contractors to coordinate and commission projects with lighting controls requiring special levels of detail, keeping internal departments in the loop
  • Ensure that all project information is well-documented
  • Provide customized solutions for complex lighting applications
  • Develop and test new control technology for client to meet growing market demands
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for internal and external customers
  • Create technical documentation for installers as well as client production workers to understand all aspects of control functionality
  • Provide technical training where required
  • Recognize areas for process improvement and develop plans for implementation
  • Assist in product design and component selection

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Qualifications & Skills:
  • BA/BS in Electrical Engineering, or similar technical degree
  • Strong electrical knowledge base, including electronic design
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage priorities and workflow
  • Ability to read technical and construction documents
  • Applied knowledge of electrical components and their functionality (sensors, relays, …)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD
  • Experience in ERP systems (NetSuite or Oracle specific experience a plus)
  • Experience with lighting dimming and communication protocols (DMX/DALI/0-10V/Artnet/sACN/TRIAC/…), a plus
  • Experience with Building Management Systems (BMS/BAS) and system integration, a plus
  • Understanding of scripting and programming languages, a plus
  • Some travel may be required
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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