Electrical Controls Engineer

ID 2024-7302
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Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

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Step into Your New Role

The Controls Engineer is responsible for collaborating with clients and the IFM-Kleinfelder Project Team to analyze process treatment requirements to design and implement the electrical, instrumentation, and controls aspect of industrial, commercial, and municipal water and wastewater systems.


Responsibilities include:

  • Develop pricing, proposals, and timelines for potential projects
  • Design control systems that are compliant with applicable standards and client specifications
  • Develop AutoCAD Electrical schematics, layouts, and bills of materials
  • Select instrumentation for analysis and control of treatment systems
  • Develop PLC logic and HMI and/or SCADA applications to control process treatment
  • Provide onsite commissioning support to fully test new systems
  • Troubleshoot electrical hardware, software, and process treatment issues
  • Assist with completion of operation and maintenance manuals
  • Provide training to other IFM-Kleinfelder employees and clients on system operation
  • Maintain IFM corporate asset electrical equipment
  • Understand Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent experience
  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical, Allen Bradley RSLogix5000/Studio5000, and Allen Bradley FactoryTalk View Studio strongly preferred
  • AVEVA (Indusoft), Siemens, and Wonderware experience a plus
  • Experience with AC variable frequency drives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong communication skills


Move Forward with Kleinfelder

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver.


Progress with an Employer that Values You

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:


Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.


Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.


Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)



Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder. 



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