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Control System Engineer

Rochester, NY

Job Title: Control System Engineer

Reports To: Manager, Information and Communications Technology

Summary: The Control System Engineer is responsible for improving utility plant related control strategies and control system infrastructure to ensure safe, uninterrupted, efficient, and environmentally compliant operation of the company’s utility plants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 Execute modifications, perform upgrades, and troubleshoot existing control systems.
 Design, manage, execute and commission new control system projects
 Identify and implement control system improvement projects to drive continuous improvement in the company operations.
 Manage suppliers and contractors to successfully implement control system projects and improvements.
 Provides support for ongoing plant control system operations for RED-Rochester’s Steam, Power, and Chilled Water systems and its Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Education and Experience: Bachelor of Science, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)

Qualifications
 5-10 years experience with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). Knowledge of Emerson’s Ovation control system is a plus.
 Knowledge of industrial utility equipment and systems including boilers, turbines, generators, chillers, pumps, cooling towers, air compressors, water systems, and water treatment.
 Knowledge of industrial utility systems including steam, water, and compressed air systems.
 Familiarity of industrial instrumentation and flow metering technologies
 Proficiency using technical manuals, wiring diagrams, electrical schematics, ladder logic, and functional control diagrams, etc.
 Familiarity with NFPA, NEC, UL, OSHA, ISA, NEMA, IEC, ANSI and other applicable codes and standards as they pertain to the design and installation of industrial control panels and control systems a plus.

Competencies:
 Effective verbal and written communication skills
 Ability to work independently and within a team.
 Strong problem solving Skills
 Demonstrated analytical skills
 Ability to identify new and unique opportunities for process improvements

Work Environment
 Industrial and office environment