Controls Engineer

Controls Engineer

Controls Engineer

Accentuate Staffing is working with a chemical/ foods company in the Fayetteville, NC area for a Controls Engineer.  This is an awesome opportunity with a leading organization.


  • PLC, HMI, SCADA programming of multiple OEM control platforms.
  • Setup and configuration of industrial communication networks.
  • Integration of various control system manufacturer’s control hardware/software to create a single plant control network.
  • Advise electrical group on setup and installation of remote I/O (RIO) and external field instrumentation and control devices.
  • Solve tasks independently or with the assistance of technical support from vendors. Complexity of these tasks to be determined per individual experience.
  • Ensure changes to the scope of work are brought to the attention of the project management.
  • Ensure quality/review and compliance with codes and regulations of own work.
  • Perform project work on small projects, working independently or with other engineers.
  • Stay updated on the development of standards and guidelines for automation and control implementation and safety.
  • Archive all project configurations and backups to ensure continuity and MOC (Management of Change).
  • Provides timely engineering solutions to problems associated with plant downtime issues related to automation.
  • Assist with Technical evaluations/project task on capital projects from the concept funding stages through procurement, installation, startup and commissioning.
  • Assists with the development of project schedules by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems
  • Controls project costs by recommending limits on expenditures; administering and overseeing contractor contracts and work performed by contractors.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains project records and documentation such as meeting minutes, specifications (URS, FRS, etc.), drawings (P&ID, schematics), change control, CMMS forms/data, etc.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Food or pharmaceutical manufacturing experience
  • iFix programming experience
  • 2+ years experience as Controls Engineer
  • ControlLogix, RSView, and RSLogix 5000 programming experience
  • Allen Bradley PLC experience
  • SCADA, VFD, and HMI experience
  • Manufacturing or Industrial environment experience
  • Hand’s On engineer

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