Experienced Controls Engineer-California, Texas, or Kentucky office locations

Come work for a growing company headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, home of the Kentucky Derby! We also have office locations in Dallas, Texas and Ontario, California.

Free Family Health and Dental insurance coverage!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Must have experience in the materials handling or baggage handling industries. Participate in electrical control design and commissioning. Follow Alliant Technologies’ standards in electrical controls design, PLC programming and commissioning.

  • Understand project schedule and objectives.
  • Understand project requirements by studying project specifications, customer requirements, and performance standards.
  • Follow Alliant’s standards in electrical controls design, PLC programming and commissioning.
  • Contribute to team effort by participating in assigned engineering activities.
  • Communicate with project engineer and/or project manager regarding progress or problems related to the project.
  • Confirm product performance by conducting verification tests.
  • Ensure quality on all engineering deliverables.

  • Keep standardization high and constantly improve processes.

  • Keep current with technology.

  • Any other task as directed by management.

    Responsibility and Authority

  • Responsibility: Noted above. Complete assigned tasks on time and within allocated budget while maintaining high output quality, customer satisfaction, engineering process, engineering quality.

  • Authority: Engineering technical decisions within spec compliance and Alliant’s standards.


  • B.S. Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communications skills.


  • 1-5 years controls experience in the materials handling industry.

    Experience designing controls systems, commissioning, and troubleshooting PLC industrial control systems (e.g. Rockwell, Square D, and Siemens) and their industrial networks (e.g. ControlNet, DeviceNet, Modbus, Profibus, and Ethernet).

  • Competency with field installation supervision, monitoring Electrical installation subcontractors, and closing of jobs.

  • Must be willing to travel to customer work site approximately 40% of the time.

Posted Date2/06/18
CompanyAlliant Technologies
TypeFull Time
ContactPetie Anderson
Address2080 Nelson Miller Parkway
Louisville Kentucky 40223

Alliant Technologies