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Control and Data Acquisition System Engineer Job

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Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc)

Tullahoma, TN

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Jacobs Technology is looking for a Control and Data Acquisition Systems Engineer to work in the Bingham Farms, Michigan office.

This position requires a motivated candidate that is team-oriented, organized, able to communicate effectively to all levels of individuals within an organization and able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. The Control and Data Acquisition Systems Engineer works as part of one or more project teams and is required to report status of present work both internally and externally to clients.

Duties will include:

Specify and select data acquisition systems and related components based on user requirements such as data types, measurement uncertainty, bandwidth, filtering requirements, etc.

Specify and select control system components based on user requirements such as safety logic, control tolerance, transient response, etc.

Specify and select instrumentation and sensors based on user or application requirements.

Specify actuators and drives based on user or application requirements.

Develop hardware assembly and wiring diagrams for control and data acquisition systems.

Develop data acquisition system interface software.

Develop control system software in PLC ladder logic, function block, etc.

Develop control system interface software.

Develop embedded controls on commercial real-time systems such as PXI or FPGA based systems.

Coordinate and review the work of others for techniques and technical approach.

Support hardware assembly and fabrication of designed systems.

Perform facility startup, checkout and commissioning of integrated hardware and software systems at client facilities.

Note: Specific experience in all duties listed above is not a prerequisite as some of these skills will be developed through specific project assignments and on-the-job training.

Candidate must have Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related area. Candidate must be experienced in software skills such as HMI and PLC ladder logic. Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs is required.

The successful candidate will have an interest and background in electronics and instrumentation, specifically in control and data acquisition related areas such as PLCs, drive systems, motion systems, sensors/transmitters, actuators, PID control and communication networks. A solid math background is required in order to understand/select/develop data uncertainty calculations, digital filter algorithms, advanced control algorithms, process simulations, etc. The primary responsibility of the candidate is to perform control and data acquisition system projects. Candidate must have the ability to read and understand electrical controls and instrumentation wiring diagrams.

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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. With 2013 revenues of nearly $12 billion, we offer full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets. Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering and construction, and operations and maintenance. Our primary markets include:

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