Senior Controls Engineer
Wood PLC

St. Louis, Missouri

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Applied Intelligence CEC Controls ( A Wood company) is currently recruiting for Senior Control Engineers to join our team in St. Louis, MO. This position will report to the appropriate manager in this location. We are looking for Senior Control Engineers that must be able to lead and perform the design of control systems, from start to finish, as well as the engineering and field start up for the "System Integration in the Electrical Controls" Industry for manufacturing. Experience in industries related to food & beverage and/or automotive are priority with specializations in brewing preferred. Demonstrated troubleshooting skills are absolutely necessary.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with solid experience to manage and lead a growing engineering team.


  • Performing Design of Automation control systems, requirements which will include:
    • Review specifications and standard practices.
    • Establishing non-standard designs as required.
    • Follow internal and customer standards as required
    • Create system map layouts, sequence of operations, drawing packages, PLC logic, and HMI screens.
    • Specify Panel and field material by creating Electrical Bill of Material's (EBM's)
    • Batch experience preferred
  • Field duties and responsibilities include:
    • Assisting in installation oversight
    • Start-up and Debug at customers facilities
    • Launch and Standby support
  • Lead Responsibilities:
    • Provide oversight and quality control for local engineering team
    • Mentor junior to mid-level engineers in skill-set and career growth


Skills / Qualifications

  • Education: Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor Science Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Bachelor Science Electrical Engineering & Technology, or equivalent relevant work experience with a technical degree
  • 12+ years of industry experience working for a systems integrator; must include control panel and circuit design (in it's totality)
    • non-standard designs, system map layouts, sequence of operations, reviewing cycle time, studies and dimension switch layouts,
    • design packages, design logic, enter logic, and the design of Smart Displays
  • Knowledge of System Architecture, including non-standard material, control panel power requirements and/or distribution
  • Capable of reviewing the specifications and standard practices (internal hardwired and logic standards, general specifications and scope of work)
  • Technical knowledge and skills required :
    • RSLogix 5, 5000
    • RS Networx for DeviceNet, ControlNet, EtherNet IP
    • DriveExecutive, DriveExplorer
    • PanelBuilder PDS, 1400e; 32, RSView Studio
  • Technical knowledge/skills considered an asset: Ford NextGen standards; GM G12 standards, Microsoft Office Suite, Siemens
  • Capable of assisting with installation, and debugging with no additional support
  • Ability to work independently and in a team atmosphere
  • Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

Physical Requirements:
  • Able to climb a 2-story ladder
  • Be able to cover, on foot, a reasonable distance on a job site

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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