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Controls Engineer - Level 2  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 11/2/2023
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Controls Engineer - Level 2 on behalf of our client, a manufacturer with facilities in the Pittsburgh area. Projects will include all aspects relating to industrial furnaces for steel, aluminum and strip processing manufacturers. Typical project scope includes mathematical modelling of heat-treating processes, HMI development, communication with other computer systems, database development, creating new technologies, field commissioning and customer training.
Principle Duties:
  • Overall project technical responsibility and coordination.
  • Development of equations representing physical systems with translation to computer code
  • Software Design and functional description writing for the various systems.  
  • Database design and procedures
  • SQL queries to populate and retrieve information from database tables
  • Crystal Report programming
  • Potential Web and Phone application development
  • Attend customer technical meetings.
  • Develop and maintain project work schedules.
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
  • Must have initiative. Will work independently and collectively.  Must possess a strong desire to learn and build technical knowledge.
  • Domestic and international travel of varying frequency is required, with duration of up to a few weeks.  

Job Requirements


Education and Experience (Required):
  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Automation Engineering preferred. Experienced Automation Technologists will be considered.
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience with Visual Studio.NET C#, SQL Server, and TCP/IP communications.
  • Must have field startup experience in an industrial environment.
  • Familiar with Control Logix and Siemens PLC interfacing.
  • A self-starter capable of working independently, as well as within a multi-discipline project team environment.
  • Must have good skills in maintaining vendor and customer relationships. 
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to become hands on involved when needed. 
  • Strong communication, organizing, planning, and inter-personal skills.
  • Willing and able to travel for commissioning both domestically and internationally. 
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft products.  
Education and Experience (Desired):
  • Experience with JSON and cloud APIs
  • Experience with Xamarin.Forms or Maui
  • Web experience with html, ASP.NET, python
  • VB6 experience
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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