Controls Engineer- Fullerton, CA

Fullerton, CA

Summary Description

We are in search of a Controls Engineer to work out of our Fullerton, CA facility but who will support all operations. The position offers a challenging work environment where independence and creative thinking are the norm. This position will provide the opportunity to work on projects and targeted improvements that will ensure the long term technical health, integrity and performance of the plant.


The Controls Engineer responsibilities include providing project conceptions, project quotation, control systems engineering and technical support. Engineering duties include electrical design, programming, documentation and testing. The Controls Engineer also performs start up support both on and off site as required as well as troubleshooting of existing systems.


  • Develop electrical design, schematics and drawings in AutoCAD
  • Interpret mechanical design drawings for electrical requirements (e.g. SolidWorks)
  • Research supplier products for assembly components
  • Help establish new and maintain existing standards
  • Develop electrical bill of materials
  • Power up electrical systems and configure hardware per application specifications
  • Check quality of assemblers and technicians work and respond to inquiries during assembly
  • Design and develop software applications based on given requirements and specifications
  • Understand plant requirements for GUI/communication interface, networking and create specifications based on these requirements
  • Review, repair and redesign legacy code
  • Troubleshoot issues with existing company installed systems
  • Write user manuals to communicate functionality of company developed programs


  • BS degree in engineering or related discipline (BSEE degree preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in controls or automation
  • Proficient in Design/Drafting Tools AutoCAD and SolidWorks
  • Programming Logic Controllers (PLC) (e.g. Allen-Bradley, Siemens)
  • Configuring and designing HMI systems (e.g. Allen Bradley, Red Lion, Wonderware, etc)
  • Familiar with Industry Standards UL and CE
  • Experience with various Motion Controllers/Actuators/Drive (e.g. AB, Yasakawa, etc)
  • Experience and skill in troubleshooting control system issues
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and general computer literacy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, team player, work well with others and have a positive attitude
  • Must be a creative thinker, results oriented, focused, and attentive to detail and accuracy
  • Must have ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage travel up to 30%
  • Flexibility to work after hours, and some weekend and holidays if needed.


Apply Now

Back to Position Listing

Contact Us

Contact Us to Learn More About Products and Capabilities:

or give us a call