Controls Engineers Level 1 – Career Opportunities

Applications Engineer

Controls Engineers (Automation Systems Engineering) Level 1

The position is responsible for setting up, programming, checking, and modifying electrical controls panels, circuitry, and equipment. Adhering to established guidelines of Conveyco Technologies controls engineering department. Reports to: Controls Engineering Manager.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

 Specific Responsibilities:

  • Update program backups for automation systems
  • Program new and modify existing installations of conveyor systems
  • Reprogram automation systems for engineering changes and improvements
  • Pretest controls programs through the use of test rigs or software emulators prior to shipment
  • Provide system installation support and on-site start-up and debugging for both hardware and software

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance and training to other Conveyco Technologies’ employees in regard to the company’s drawing standards, CAD operation, programming, and file management software
  • Provide preliminary application engineering of required equipment working with project engineering and management
  • Assist project manager in generating quote requests for special equipment and subcontracted services
  • Provide general information and documentation as requested
  • Assist in the development and assembly of control system documents
  • Perform related tasks on special projects as directed
  • Use Conveyco Technologies’ standard procedures, forms, and software to perform job functions
  • Perform other duties as required for business operations

Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Fundamental working knowledge of PLC logic and controls (RSLogix, Siemens, GE)
  • Experience in Java, microcontroller programming,  and HDL languages
  • SQL, Access, and Excel
  • Electrical Background (electrician or technician) helpful
  • Allen Bradley Panel View use/programming AB Servo and AB VFD drives
  • HMI Programming
  • Familiarity with VFD’s, encoders, network/Ethernet controls
  • Control panel building and design helpful
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot equipment for improvement for quality and delivery
  • Ability to read prints, AutoCAD, interpret and modify electrical schematics
  • Understanding of conveyors system programming
  • Networking, Ethernet, DH+, RIO
  • Simulating modeling exposure
  • Provide appropriate level of decision making in the layout and design function
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with the customers, vendors, and Conveyco team members and to use good judgment in recognizing scope of authority

Education and Experience:

  • Computer engineering Technology degree or similar
  • Microsoft Office products
  • Rockwell software including, RSLogix 5000, RSLogix 500, and Factory Talk

Individual must perform under general supervision.

As Conveyco continues to grow, we hire people who value collaboration, initiative, client respect, and a strong work ethic. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and a great work environment. To apply for a position at Conveyco, please submit a resume and cover letter to Be sure to reference the position to which you are applying.

Other Positions Available

We are always looking for good people. If you don’t see an open position that fits your skills but are interested in working for a company that values its employees, feel free to send us a resume. To apply for a position at Conveyco, please submit a resume and cover letter to If you are applying for an internship, please send us an email with your resume and cover letter indicating what type of intern position and period of time you are interested in.