Controls Engineer in Spokane, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Spokane, WA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT’s client is looking for a Controls Engineer

This is a long term contract Contingent/Temporary position in Spokane, WA and offered through Volt Workforce Solutions.  We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contract/temporary and direct hire placements and support many of the top rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest.

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Job Description:

  • Create designs to modify or replace control systems within the hydroelectric and thermal generating station
  • Provide support for control and monitoring systems by working with other engineers, technicians, electricians, operators, and project managers.
  • Develop and test programmable logic controllers (PLC) programs using Rockwell RSLogix5000 Suite.
  • Create and review electrical wiring and schematic diagrams for PLCs and other control and monitoring systems.
  • Integrate controls designs with existing filed devices such as relays and meters.
  • Provide field engineering support during construction, commissioning, and troubleshooting.
  • Assist with operating procedures at project completion.
  • Review and manage designs created by consultants providing support.
  • Minimal travel.


  • Relevant work experience: Minimum of 5-8 years of engineering work experience is required.
  • Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Engineering program
  • Specialized knowledge or technical background in power generation automation and controls, PLC designs and programs, HMI systems, and Industrial network protocols.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer management skills.
  • EIT Certificate or Professional Engineer’s License is desired.

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors.

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Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements.  Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you. Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.  We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions.  We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.