Controls Engineer

PEAK' s client is one of the Global Entertainment Leaders in Special Effects.

You will be responsible for Industrial Controls for Amusement/ Theme Park Rides and Attractions.

The Ideal Candidate will encompass Electrical, Mechatronics, Control Systems, and/ or Computer Science.


• Design, Implement, Install Rockwell/ Allen-Bradley PLC Controls

• Conduct ride control system testing and troubleshooting using established test procedures.

• Troubleshoot issues using existing diagnostic tools and design documentation.


• At least 3 years commercial experience with design, engineering, installation, and commissioning of control systems for electromechanical systems

• Experienced in fail-safe and safety-related system and software design, including defensive design techniques, and defensive programming

• Extensive knowledge of control processors, components, and communication networks used in multi-processing real-time industrial and/or embedded applications

• Demonstrated experience in industrial control system installation, integration and commissioning

• Proficient in software development for PLCs and/or real-time embedded systems

• Solid understanding of communication technologies/protocols: TCP/IP, ProfiNET, Ethernet/IP, EtherCAT, CAN Bus

• Proficient in developing and reading electrical schematics and one-line diagrams


• C/C++, Linux

• Knowledge and familiarity with amusement and automation industry standards

• Proficient in Rockwell, Siemens and/or Beckhoff automation systems architecture and components

• Proficient in software/system algorithm design and modeling methodologies such as UML/SysML

• Experience in broad application of control system theory (closed-loop control, MIMO systems, positioning and navigation)

• Demonstrated experience in wireless communications for control and monitoring electromechanical system.

• Proficient with engineering design tools, including AutoCAD, Matlab, Simulink, Solidworks

• Industrial Control • Robotic Control/ Robotics • Factory Automation

• Automotive/ Vehicles • Motion Control • Servo Drive System


• BSEE or equivalent degree

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