Spokane, WA - Automation & Controls Engineer

 Vancouver, WA

Automation & Controls Engineer

Spokane, WA

Full-time, Direct-Hire


  • Applies a thorough knowledge of current principles and practices of controls engineering
  • Provides technical direction to the controls team in control system design and implementation within project scope
  • Provides recommendations and direction for change management within active projects
  • As required, performs control system design and implementation
  • Serves as the highest-ranking technical resource to control/automation engineered systems
  • Mastery in the development of controls, PLC & SCADA software and instrumentation-based control systems •
  • Implements the definition and oversees the coding phases of software projects, including specifications, control descriptions and client feedback
  • Directs, and as required, performs fieldwork (data collection, start-up, testing and commissioning of control systems)
  • Takes the lead in technical research for all things control and automation

Education, Skills and Experience

  • BSc in electrical engineering with minimum of 10 years’ experience in petrochemical, oil & gas, power generation and/or metallurgical/mineral process industries. MSc a plus.
  • Capable of working directly with clients from proposal development through project execution.
  • Previous consulting experience is strongly preferred.