Controls Engineer

Engineering · New Britain, Pennsylvania
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Chant Engineering is a diversified engineering company that designs, manufactures, services and calibrates testing machines, aircraft hydraulic test stands and related accessories for worldwide industrial and military customers. We are currently looking for a full time Controls Engineer.  This position will be responsible for the development, improvement, testing, and troubleshooting of control systems for hydraulic industrial machinery.  The qualified candidate must be a self-motivated individual who thrives in an environment that allows you to work both independently and collaboratively.



  • Program multiple environments, primarily Allen Bradley PLCs and HMIs.
  • Generate and perform verification and validation of equipment.
  • Provide start-up and commissioning assistance for equipment.
  • Troubleshoot production and customer issues.
  • Provide assistance to the design of electrical control panels.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related degree.
  • 2+ years of experience programming Allen Bradley PLCs (Siemens would be a plus).
  • Expertise in Rockwell MicroLogix and CompactLogix controllers and RSLogix 500, Logix 5000 and studio 5000 software.
  • Working knowledge of one of the following software packages: LabVIEW, Wonderware or Step 7 and familiarity with communication protocols (EthernetIP, Modbus, etc.).
  • Exposure to VFD’s, motors, starters, relays, transducers, digital I/O and A/D convertors.
  • Experience with AutoCAD electrical is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of machine safety standards, electrical codes (NEC), and hydraulics would be beneficial.
  • Must possess effective verbal and written skills.

We offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 15 days paid time off.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Paid Christmas break.
  • Medical/vision/dental.
  • Matching Simple IRA.

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