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Controls Engineer-Greater Pittsburgh

Company: Applied Control Engineering
Location: Bridgeville
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Controls Engineer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Are you looking for a career where you will have an immediate impact and drive projects to a successful completion? Are you motivated to help local manufacturing industries increase their competitive advantage and achieve their energy efficiency goals? Are you looking to join an organization of engineers that is owned and managed by fellow engineers?

Applied Control Engineering, Inc. (ACE) provides automation solutions to a diverse set of industries, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, industrial gases, discrete manufactured products, and more. Since 1991, ACE has consistently grown and is one of the largest integrators in the United States. ACE serves our customers out of nine offices in seven states (Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Texas). ACE's vision is for continued growth to meet the automation challenges of America's manufacturing industries.

ACE is seeking experienced, passionate engineers to join our team and continue our success.


As a Controls Engineer at ACE, you will deliver projects to customers. Your primary job functions will include:

  • Participating in the design, development, and documentation of systems which meet our customers' requirements.
  • Identifying gaps in existing OT networks and computing systems and making risk-based recommendations for improvement.
  • Communicating with customers, both at the office and on-site, to present your work and come up with unique solutions.
  • Designing and implementing OT network and cybersecurity measures to safeguard OT devices.
  • Engaging with other ACE engineers to teach and learn project methodologies.
  • Traveling to customer sites to implement and test project deliverables.
  • Meeting with Project Managers and ACE ownership to assess project's statuses, customer satisfaction and assist with mentoring less experienced ACE engineers. ACE offers professional development opportunities within all departments of our organization. Engineers at ACE have opportunities for advancement that include technical leadership, project management, sales, and engineering management. ACE is currently managed and owned by engineers who have all worked as process control system engineers at ACE.


    Bachelors (or higher) degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Bioengineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science

    • Three (3) years of experience in manufacturing industries.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills that allow you to communicate complicated control and cybersecurity concepts both internally and externally.
    • Understanding of process control or other manufacturing processes.
    • Prior experience with PLC, HMI, SCADA, DCS and MES technologies.
    • Thorough knowledge of business application software (MS Office package).
    • Displays a positive and professional demeanor.
    • Demonstrates a flexible and cooperative working style.
    • Willing to work off-hours when required.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license.
    • Willing to submit to drug testing and/or background checks as mandated for a) employment, and b) customer contract requirements. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Licensed Professional Engineer or Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification.
      • Certifications from Industry Technology Partners.
      • Manufacturing cybersecurity certification such as GICSP, ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Expert, or equivalent a plus.

        Applied Control Engineering, Inc. (ACE) provides employees with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package and salary ranges commensurate with experience.

        For more information about Applied Control Engineering, Inc. (ACE), please visit our website at www.ace-net.com.

        ACE is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.

        ACE is an equal opportunity employer. ACE will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need a reasonable accommodation to meet any of the above qualifications, please contact Human Resources.

Keywords: Applied Control Engineering, Pittsburgh , Controls Engineer-Greater Pittsburgh, Engineering , Bridgeville, Pennsylvania

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