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Controls Engineer- Entry Level


Baltimore/Washington D.C.




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Intralox, L.L.C. is looking for an Electrical Controls Engineer.

Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative products and services that improve lives and optimize business worldwide each day. Intralox’s conveyance solutions enhance food safety, power e-commerce, and solve challenges for industries from automotive to industrial manufacturing to consumer goods.

Together, our 3,000+ global employees are reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years. We consistently and sustainably work together to create long-term value by continuously improving products, services, and processes for our customers. Our award-winning customer service team provides comprehensive support and access to technical experts to deliver fast, reliable solutions.

Intralox was founded upon the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect. We aim as a company to practice these principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We listen objectively, think creatively, and deliver results. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.

The Controls engineer will work closely with a team lead and will report to an engineering supervisor. Engineer will assist with the installation and commissioning of large and advanced material handling equipment. 
• Works under immediate supervision of senior team members.
• Designs in CAD electrical control panel layouts, bills of materials and schematics.
• Review customer electrical specifications to ensure projects are compliant.
• Program PLC’s for control systems that include field devices such as photoeyes, shaft encoders, barcode scanners, solenoids, scales, etc.
• Responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software. This includes supporting Mechanical and Electrical Field installers.
• Must Follow all defined instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
• Assists with project commissioning and troubleshooting of system installations.
• Assists with the creation and teaching of associated training.
• Perform Electrical System Audits to ensure high quality.
• Verify that actual work matches all documentation.

• B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or like equivalent from an accredited Institution
• 0-2 years of related experiences
• Has knowledge of commonly-used controls engineering concepts, practices, and procedures
• Must pass drug screening and background check
• Must have the ability to lift 70 pounds and climb ladders
• Ability to understand and work from electrical schematics and mechanical drawings
• Ability to understand manufacturer data sheets and apply them in practice
• Ability to configure PLC’s, HMI’s, computers, networks, cameras and variable frequency drives which are used to control sorters, conveyors, and other related equipment
• Ability to code, C/C++, JAVA, Matlab, Python, Ladder Logic or other IEC 61131 Languages
• Ability to develop electrical documentation packages, descriptions of operations, interfaces between systems, and be on-site during startup to coordinate and help resolve issues
• Effective communication (verbal and written) and relationship skills with engineering groups, customers, suppliers and subcontractors
• A self-managed individual who is a team player
• Ability to travel, work weekends, holidays and overtime when required (up to 20% of the year).
• Position located at Intralox offices in Baltimore, Maryland