Location: Clinton, NC (Escalator Plant), North Carolina, United States 
Job ID: 71154 


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Our mission is to keep cities and people around the world moving. Since 1874 Schindler has an outstanding reputation for not only elevating buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. Do you have the talent, ambition, and vision to help us elevate tomorrow’s world?

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As a leading employer in the urban mobility industry, we are always looking for a diverse group of people who can create exceptional value for our customers.


Join us as a

Sr Controls Engineer


Your Skills

Lead the development and engineering support of electrical controls for the escalator product lines. This role will develop and design new electrical solutions, support field installers, provide training to electrical team and prepare cost evaluations as required.


  • Design industrial automation systems, safety systems, andcontrollers.
  • Controller commissioning: program start-up, debug and install of automation systems.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting equipment and validating the control systems to ensure reliability in operating environments.
  • Develop technical scope of work documents and estimate time and resources needed for the controls aspect of projects.
  • Active participation in communicating and suggesting company goals.
  • Communicate and provide status reports to management.

Your Experience

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering from an ABET accredited institution and/or equivalent job experience.
  • Proficiency in Codesys, RSLOGIX, and/or structure text, and/or C++, or VB.
  • Experience in the design of PLCs (ABB, Allen Bradley and/or Siemens), hands on experience with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is a plus.
  • Proven expertise with with PLC-based control systems, and various communication protocols, including Ehternet IP, Remote I/O, ModBus TCP/IP and serial.
  • Experience designing Graphical User Interfaces HMI (Proface or Schneider) is a plus.
  • 7+ years related experience and/or training.
  • Knowledge and understanding of PLC controls and programming is a must.
  • PLC software programming, Controls hardware design and configuration experience.
  • Experience with control panel design and assembly equipment ideal but not required.
  • Working knowledge and experience with electrical codes and safety standards ideal but not required.
  • Office 365, advanced Excel user, ACAD experience for electrical drawings, E3 or similar ideal.

Our Commitment


Will you join us and elevate tomorrow’s World?


We look forward to receiving your complete online application.


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health, disability or veteran status.
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