Automation and Controls Systems Engineer

  • St Louis, MO
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: BI32-2688510

Automation and Controls Engineers are needed for a premier engineering consulting and systems integration firm in 8 locations; Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Seattle, New York City, St. Louis, and Boston. Work on a wide range of projects in a variety of industries from automotive to healthcare to food and beverage. Constantly learn new technologies to continually provide cutting edge solutions.

Why work here?
  • Hit the ground running on projects on week one!
  • Project responsibilities and interactions with clients to solve real-world problems!
  • Expect ongoing training on cutting edge technologies!
  • Fun culture with offices locations in premium areas!
  • Be surrounded by super-smart humans!
  • Competitive compensation and bonuses!
  • Full benefits, 401k matching, Profit-sharing!



  • Program applications to meet & exceed customer requirements
  • Engineering tasks in supportive and leading roles at all stages of projects
  • Develop robust applications in accordance with company standards & best practices
  • Project planning/system architecture design assistance
  • Program implementation
  • Debug
  • System testing
  • Communicate with team members and clients
  • Documentation
  • Respond to customer needs
  • Travel to customer sites when needed
  • Commissioning of solutions at customer sites, including troubleshooting electrical and mechanical systems
  • Perform programming and engineering tasks
  • System design and design assistance
  • Help train new employees
  • Convey knowledge in presentations, SOPs, knowledgebase articles, client case studies, and white papers
  • Develop & maintain relationships with key contacts, vendors, and clients
  • Assist in writing project proposals
  • Seek, identify, and discuss new opportunities with new & existing clients



  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer Engineering or related field (GPA of 3.0 min.)
  • Demonstrated interest and ability to program, including text-based languages and object-oriented concepts
  • Experience with multiple technologies, such as PLCs, HMIs, SCADA, Servo Control, LabVIEW, Machine Vision, etc.
  • Project-based development experience
  • Cradle-to-grave controls project experience


Required Skills

  • Programming
  • Quickly learn new technologies
  • Possess complete grasp of scientific method of problem solving
  • Ability to follow patterns & build upon established models
  • Understand complex system designs
  • Ability to estimate time to complete familiar tasks
  • Ability to create methodology to solve novel problems
  • Ability to design systems based upon previously used designs
  • Estimate your own and others' time for completion of familiar tasks
  • Write project proposals
  • Communications
  • Customer Service
  • Technical Writing
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