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  • Job Title
  • Location
  • Foothill Ranch
  • Job Number
  • 108573
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Engineering
Job Description


Control engineer needed for green energy Company in Foothill Ranch, CA (Orange County) facility.  Control Engineer Is responsible for designing, engineering and implementing validated control systems based in National Instrument LabVIEW and Allen Bradley RSLogix5000.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for LabVIEW based control system design and development
Responsible for programming Allen Bradley PLCs using RSLogix5000
Responsible for SQL based data storage and management
Responsible for low voltage electrical and controls cabinet design and fabrication
Experienced in generating quality and design documentation as required by ISO 13485
Participate in development project core team as a member of the controls group
Ability and discipline to adhere to aggressive schedules and tasks based on instructions/guidance
from engineering leadership
Ability to derive controls requirements from design needs and participate in the process of identifying
the critical requirements
Ability to develop product design, specifications and engineering drawings
Work with other engineering groups to develop design verification/validation protocols based on
specified ISO/IEC standards
Work with the engineering team to establish design specifications based on product requirements
and risk analysis
Ability and willingness to perform planned verification and validation procedures
Ability to generate electro/mechanical table top test units independently
Must have excellent communication skills and the ability adjust to in a varying R&D environment


This position requires heightened security because of access to controlled information, and employment with Company is contingent upon Company either verifying U.S. person status or
electing to apply for, and obtaining, any necessary licenses. 

B.S. Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

National Instruments hardware, PXI, PXIe
National Instruments distributed IO
Allen Bradley PLC
Allen Bradly safety controllers
Allen Bradly distributed IO
Safety system design based on OSHA requirements
Commissioning of network infrastructures
Experienced in developing software structure based on risk mitigation
Object Oriented LabVIEW programming
Allen Bradley ControlLogix Ladder, SFC, FBD and ST programming
Experience of interfacing with large database systems
Networking using Ethernet, EtherNet/IP, other industrial protocols
Integrated control of high voltage or high current systems
Integrated control or acquisition of diagnostic systems
Interest in large science or R&D projects
Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team
Effective/excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to cooperate and communicate well with engineering, physics/science and project management groups
Available to work flexible and extended hours, weekend travel/work may be required
This position is located in Foothill Ranch and will require up to 30% travel
At least 5 years experience with large distributed control systems in a medical environment.
Experience in code development in an ISO 13485 certified environment
Experience in designing high voltage control systems based on OSHA and NFPA 70 safety
Experience in generating validation and verification procedures


LabVIEW Certification (Certified LabVIEW Developer) 

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