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Wunderlich-Malec Engineering (WM) is a 100% employee-owned ESOP and one of the largest and most well-established engineering companies in the United States. When you join WM you become part of a company that is:

• 100% employee-owned company with over 40 years of industry history
• Entrepreneurially Minded
• ENR Top 500 Firm at $197

We have a Controls Engineer position in Richmond, VA. This position requires demonstrated technical proficiency in implementing automation solutions with PLC, DCS, HMI, and SCADA platforms.

Major Responsibilities include:

• Project execution:Task identification, prioritization, and scheduling with personal accountability to ensure commitments are metEarly problem identification and conflict resolutionWorking under the direction of other experienced engineersContinuous improvement: methodology, lessons learned, templates, efficiency tools, etc. to streamline project executionDirect/frequent communication and interaction with clients
• Ensures compliance with all regulations, codes, etc. as they apply to the contract and project(s)
• Technical writing including project definition and requirements, clearly delineated status reporting, process control sequence of operations, standard practices and procedures, scope of supply, requests for information, customer correspondence, and code commenting
• Provide engineering design, development, and implementation including software (DCS/PLC, HMI, etc.). Provide support to lead engineer for hardware engineering (systems integration, instrumentation callout, panel layout, and construction), and systems design (integration of the various components on any given project)
• Support factory/site acceptance testing, user acceptance testing, and user training
• Programming control logic, graphics construction, device communication, database configuration, etc.
• Read, interpret, and update documents, drawings, and specifications related to process control and automation projects. Typical documents may include PFDs, P&IDs, single-line diagrams, cable and conduit schedules, instrumentation and control data sheets, I/O lists, etc.
• Responsible for managing projects that deliver solutions to our clients that consistently exceed the client’s expectations, are on time, and are within budget

• Minimum Requirements:
• Education: BA/BS degree in engineering or related discipline (Electrical, Chemical, Controls or Computer Engineering degree preferred). Technical degree and equivalent experience may be substituted
• Experience: 3+ years of directly related experience in process control and/or manufacturing and/or information services
• PLC, DCS and/or SCADA/HMI: design, development, and deployment experience
• Strong leadership and client relation skills
• Good engineering and good documentation practice. Experience (or willingness) using collaboration tools (such as SharePoint) to work effectively within remote teams
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word. SharePoint experience a plus
• Exceptional verbal and written ability with the aptitude to communicate professionally with clients and project leadership
• Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to travel up to 25%

• Strongly-preferred Specific Needs (some combination of the skills below):Diverse Process Knowledge: Oil & Gas, Chemicals, etc.Honeywell DCS programming experience (Experion PKS/LX/HS a plus)Allen Bradley ControlLogix programming (PlantPAx a plus) experienceSCADA/HMI experience (ICONICS or Wonderware a plus)Checkout, testing, startup, and commissioning experience

Why WM?

• Our engineers gain experience with a diverse set of clients, industries, and PLC, DCS and/or SCADA/HMI platforms
• Mentoring and training
• Career growth with both technical and management tracks
• Flexible work schedules
• Great benefits package which includes 401K profit sharing w/company match as well as an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Physical Demands of Position:

Normal vision capabilities for AutoCad and architectural design duties. Ability to hear and take direction, full dexterity of hands for computer usage. Ability to sit and move around to complete a job assignment and meet deadlines as outlined.

Working Conditions:

Standard office environment with frequent use of computers, facsimiles, copy machines, and other office equipment.


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