Controls Engineer in St Louis at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Control Systems Design & Integration including but not limited to programming and hardware selection
  • PLC and HMI configuration and programming
  • AC/DC drive and motor selection including servo, configuration and commissioning.
  • Maintaining compliance with various electrical industry and safety standards like NEC, NFPA 79, UL and CE.
  • Maintain regulatory compliance with various agencies including the FDA
  • Work with Mechanical Engineering in Press Design
  • Assist customer and technical service with customer service issues when needed including remote troubleshooting of installed equipment
  • Assist in developing product manuals and documentation
  • Assist in the quoting process for retrofits

Qualifications and requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of electrical engineering principles, particularly three phase motor control theory
  • Ability to read electrical schematics
  • Experience with the IEC 61131-3 programming languages (ladder logic, structured text, function block)
  • Must know Studio 5000
  • HMI development with Indusoft Web Studio
  • Experience with high speed Data Acquisition systems. Our current standard is HBM PMX for strain gage and load cell
  • SQL Database development & reporting
  • Servo Motion Control Experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot legacy hardware
  • Experience with safety systems preferred


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology or a trade school associates degree in electrical technology or related field. Three years experience in the industry

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.