Currently we are accepting applications for an Electrical Controls Engineer.

Electrical Controls Engineer
Conveyor & Automation Technologies, Inc. is a material handling integrator focusing on customization.  We provide a full range of services including engineering, manufacturer’s representation, sales, service, project management and controls integration.  Industries we specialize in are food, packaging, manufacturing, bottling, automotive, and distribution.

General Purpose of Position:
Create PLC and HMI programs utilizing Rockwell Software/Allen-Bradley products  Statup and debug of controls for high speed conveyor systems in the field.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare software programs for custom conveying and automation systems.

  • Prepare PLC and operator interface programs.

  • Working understanding of schematic wiring diagrams, PLC I/O, connection diagrams, and field drawings for design work.

  • Perform functional checks, troubleshoot, start-up of control systems throughout the U.S. (approx. 50% travel required)

 Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with AC and DC systems including Variable Frequency Drives

  • Current, hands-on knowledge for developing and programming PLC programs preferably Allen Bradley Control Logix, PLC and SLC, and use of Ethernet

  • Working, hands-on knowledge of Operator interface programs preferably Allen Bradley Factory Talk View and RS View.

  • Robotic experience desirable or desire to learn robotic programming basics (Fanuc).

  • AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite,

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills

  • High level of analytical ability to effectively evaluate, verify and/or select alternate design approaches

Education & Training:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree or experience
Must be a U.S. Citizen

If you are interested in applying please send resume with cover letter to

  66 Loveton Circle • Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152 • 410-472-3030 • fax 410-472-2288email