EE23126 Software Control Engineer

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 4/11/2024
Closing Date: 5/17/2024
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry.
Job Description Job # EE23126
Job Title Software Control Engineer
Office Location Roanoke, VA
Business Function/Department Industrial Systems/Software Control Engineering
Sales Territory, if applicable 
General Role Description
Develop and test PC/PLC software control solutions for industrial systems applications that meet client specifications and fulfill project requirements
Role Accountabilities
  • Interpret, then implement software project design requirements in collaboration with the project team and client
  • Build control system software files, such as AC and DC drive configurations, motion control, local and remote I/O mapping, automation control, sensors, and human-machine interface
  • Develop and maintain embedded, real-time software for automation applications
  • Develop and document software interfaces to client and third-party systems
  • Perform system tests and simulations to ensure quality functionality
  • Provide technical support during client witness of system test as needed
  • Lead project design reviews to control project quality and schedule
  • Provide technical support to commissioning engineers and clients during system installation
  • Develop software engineering standards to improve productivity, increase quality, and reduce errors
  • Develop engineering standards and procedures for new products

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering with control automation coursework, mechatronics, computer engineering, or related field or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • 2 years’ experience in control system engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with machine-level programming
  • Demonstrated experience with software design for industrial PLC, distributed I/O, and HMI systems
  • Demonstrated success as contributing member in project team
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, administrative, organizational, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Ability to climb and work on cranes at heights up to approximately 175 feet
  • Availability to travel domestically and internationally, up to approximately 15% of the time, sometimes with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • At least 2 years of engineering experience, specializing in industrial drive and motor control applications
  • Demonstrated experience with GE PLC & HMI products
  • Demonstrated experience with application and integration of laser and/or camera-based sensor systems in control and automation projects
  • Demonstrated experience in embedded, real-time software application design
  • Proficiency in Microsoft development tools such as Visual Studio, VC++, Visual Basic, SQL Server, .Net
  • Demonstrated ability to apply new technology to meet evolving needs of the business and clients

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application, but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
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