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Control Systems Engineer

  • New Orleans, LA, US
  • December 15, 2022
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Controls System Engineer

Position: Permanent

Location: Louisiana LA

The Control Systems Engineer reports to the Maintenance Manager while working to continually improve plant automation system safety and reliability.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of automation equipment control strategies and equipment reliability programs,
  • Preventive and corrective maintenance programs for plant automation equipment
  • Identify, develop & evaluate new technologies in the ironmaking field
  • Schedule, perform, and oversee hardware and software modifications
  • Testing and maintenance on automation and instrumentation equipment
  • Interpret and document test results
  • Develop and improve automation-related practices and procedures
  • Develop and deliver technical training for plant electrical technicians and effectively communicate technical concepts, both verbally and in writing, between multiple groups and disciplines


  • 3+ years of experience as a Controls or Automation Engineer
  • 2+ years of experience with programming and troubleshooting Emerson Delta V Distributed Control System equipment
  • BS or MS relating to Automation Engineering or Controls Engineering
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.


  • Experience with DRI (Direct Reduction Iron) making processes an asset
  • Experience with HYL ZR DRI plant process equipment and control methodology
  • Experience with function block programming, ladder logic, C#, C++, Visual Studio an asset
  • Experience with process communication protocols (Foundation Fieldbus, Profibus DP, Modbus TCP/IP)

Who we are

Founded in 2006, Energy Resourcing is a trusted partner with a range of innovative recruitment and managed services. We provide recruitment services globally and focus on identifying top technical talent for project staffing and contract terms, as well as permanent hires. Our team has earned a strong reputation in the industry with both clients and candidates alike by delivering high-quality services.

Our core beliefs and values reflect who we are as a company and how we advocate for our candidates and our clients:

  • we value Life
  • we Rise to the Challenge
  • we are Stronger Together
  • we Unlock Brilliance

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vets - and a drug free workplace

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