Controls Project Manager
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Job #11335736
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Become part of a team of highly skilled engineers, designers and support staff with a national systems integration firm. With several offices across the United States our client encourages independent thought and innovative ideas, as well as personal and professional growth. Each office is part of the corporation as whole, however acts independently as well, bringing forth their own ideas and talents. For over thirty five years our client has designed and implemented engineering solutions for the commercial, industrial, and government sectors. People love working here!

Reasons to work for this company:
  • Opportunity to get involved with challenging projects across many different industries
  • Comprehensive medical/dental insurance 
  • 401K match and Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • They have a great reputation in the industry and with their customers

The Senior Project Manager will provide team leadership in delivering automation solutions for a wide variety of industries. This position requires demonstrated project management proficiency in delivering successful automation solutions involving PLC, HMI, and SCADA platforms. The Senior Project Manager will interact directly with the customer and lead a talented and diverse team of engineers in identifying requirements, developing specifications, and implementing/testing/commissioning/qualifying automation solutions. This position is a leadership role within the business unit and requires strong problem-solving ability, well-balanced people skills, an aptitude for business efficiency, and an interest in creating partnerships to drive positive business outcomes. The Project Manager demonstrates success by securing repeat work with customers.
Major Responsibilities:
This position requires the ability to effectively manage scope, schedule, and budget of automation system projects of varying size and complexity. You will lead by example and have a keen awareness for meeting customer expectations while achieving business and financial goals. You must have the ability to conceptualize, detail, and implement control systems for industrial processes and machinery that meet our customer’s requirements. This candidate must have a diverse engineering skill set with the ability to provide technical leadership of automation solutions.
Management Responsibilities: 
Oversee daily operations and activities of a project(s) ranging in size from $250k to $5.0M +.  Responsibilities include ensuring overall profitability of the project. 
Engineering Responsibilities: 
This position may be responsible for the implementation of conceptual design and technical review of projects.  This includes both internal design efforts and client reviews.
Technical Abilities:
  • Develop procedural documentation for instrumentation and hardware configurations
  • Write operational philosophy and sequence of operation documents for control system implementation
  • Experience in the design of electrical schematics, including power distribution, control panels and associated NEC references
  • Experience with PLC ladder logic and function block programming (i.e. Rockwell Automation, Modicon, Siemens) are required
  • Experience with SCADA programming, scripting, and their applications (i.e. Cimplicity, Wonderware, Intellution, Rockwell Automation) are required
  • Ability to configure numerous types of electronic overloads, VFD’s, and Servos
  • Knowledge in Databases, SQL, Scripting, Historian and Virtual Machines
  • Experience with AutoCAD and ability to navigate 3D models
Marketing Responsibilities: 
Identify sales opportunities, confidence to suggest scope changes with justifications, ability to network across targeted industries and assist with sales quotation development.
Job Requirements:
  • Education – A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Computer Science is preferred. Having a PMP certification would be a plus.
  • Experience – Greater than 15 years with capabilities in below areas is preferred:
    • Proven success in project management
    • Experience in one or more of the following industries: Food and Beverage, Oil & Gas, Wood or Grain.
    • Experience in the design of electrical schematics, including power distribution, control panels and associated NEC references desired.
    • Experience leading a team of engineers/technicians to provide control system solutions
    • Experience mentoring less experienced engineers
Desired experience:
  • Wonderware SCADA and Schneider Unity PLC experience
  • Water/Wastewater industry experience
  • Agile project methodology


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