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Controls Engineer-Lifecycle Services (Maryland)


Baltimore/Washington D.C.




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Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative conveyance solutions and services that improve lives and optimize businesses worldwide.  

Our global workforce of over 3,000 employees in 20+ countries consist of reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years.

Intralox was founded on the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We invest heavily in these values and aim to practice our business philosophy principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We believe in the power of a good idea no matter where it comes from, using trust as the foundation to how we work, and that self-managed people are our greatest asset.


  • Provide technical support on the client sites for new and existing systems.
  • Lead field installation and commissioning of equipment.
  • Support mechanical and electrical subcontractors for installation of equipment at customer facilities.
  • Support & troubleshoot mechanical and electrical equipment and systems remotely (phone/remote sessions).
  • Availability for periodic On-Call duties.
  • Develop and implement controls upgrades on existing systems.
  • Produce troubleshooting instructions, work instructions and training material.
  • Lead training, troubleshooting, and repair/adjustment of mechanical and electrical control systems.
  • Work with other groups for continuous improvement of systems and processes.
  • Work with Test Engineering Group and perform factory acceptance tests of finished equipment.
  • Provide design and assembly support for industrial conveyor equipment, as needed.
  • May be assigned small projects to complete independently. 


  • Accredited B.S. degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum two years of related experience. 
  • Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude with a willingness to both design and perform field work.    
  • Ability to understand and work from electrical schematics and mechanical drawings. 
  • Previous knowledge of commonly used controls engineering concepts, practices, and procedures.  
  • 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 problem solve and be creative. 
  • Proficient with remote working tools (Zoom, Chime, WebEx, Teams, TeamViewer or equivalent).
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.  
  • Ability to build effective relationships with engineering groups, customers, suppliers, and subcontractors.  
  • A self-managed individual who is a team player.  
  • Ability to travel (20%-65%), work weekends, holidays and overtime when required.  
  • Must have ability to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley / Rockwell Automation Studio 5000

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following Developer Software:
    • SIEMENS TIA Portal 
    • Beckhoff TWINCAT 
    • Matlab and Matlab Simulink  
  • Experience with any of the following VFDs:
    • AB PowerFlex 525 
    • Siemens G120
    • SEW Movimots 
  • Experience with any of the following HMIs platform:
    • Allen Bradley / Rockwell Automation FT View Machine Edition 
    • Siemens, WinCC 
    • Schneider Electric Indusoft and Wonderware 
    • GE Cimplicity
  • Worked with the following Fieldbuses and communication protocols:
    • Devicenet and Ethernet/IP 
    • Profibus and Profinet 
    • CANOpen and EtherCAT 
    • Ethernet TCP/IP 
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Electrical and AutoDesk Inventor. 
  • Familiar with Solidworks PDM or PTC Windchill PLM environments. 
  • Familiar with ERP systems such as Oracle and SAP. 
  • Deep understanding of NFPA 70 (NEC), NFPA 79, and UL508A Standards and regulations.