About our Company

Portland Engineering, Inc. (PEI) is an instrumentation & control system design and integration engineering firm that specializes in water and wastewater treatment. PEI provides comprehensive engineering and systems integration services to industrial and municipal partners throughout Oregon and the greater Pacific Northwest. We are a Registered Systems Integrator for Wonderware, Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation, Matrikon, Ignition and InduSoft; we work with all major brands of automation hardware and software; and we are proud supporters of the Control Systems Integrators Association, the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association, and the American Water Works Association. We have been in the automation industry for more than twenty years, providing us with in-depth knowledge spanning from older systems through today’s latest technology.

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  A team based project approach that identifies and understands project needs, assesses and minimizes risk, manages and reduces cost and provides a reliable and superior product

  Commitment to the highest standards in system design and implementation, providing system standardization that improves operations and increases efficiency with a proven history of completing design/build projects on time and on budget
  Project managers and support staff with decades of experience, dedicated to maintaining a local onsite presence, meeting all project objectives and efficiently meeting all project needs
 A detailed and complete project analysis including assessment of existing systems, failure analysis and a thorough investigation and understanding of all functional system requirements
 Comprehensive project support with full spectrum engineering capabilities that will fully integrate all system components
 Close involvement with owners and operators, early and throughout any project, to address all operational needs in a practical and effective manner
 Flexibility in service delivery with a proven ability to provide the value though cost savings containment

 


 

 


 

Control system integration is a complicated process that involves bringing together component subsystems into a whole and ensuring that those subsystems function together. Control system integration requires a detailed and thorough understanding of the many processes going on in a given facility, and the practical ability to bring them together in a way that optimizes your value and productivity.

As professional control system integrators we are prepared to provide an array of services that will fulfill all of your control system needs, including:

 Full spectrum, automated, custom hardware and software applications designed and built specifically to integrate, manage, and optimize your facility and process. This includes HMI development, instrumentation supply and panel building
Comprehensive system scope development and design services that will enhance your productivity and understanding, increase your profit, and improve the quality of your product
  Cost estimating and consultation for services including failure analysis, system simulation, information system development, pre-operational testing, and system engineering
  All of your control system related field service needs

 

Open Positions

Controls Design and Integration Engineer

7675 Highbanks Rd., Suite 1, Central Point, OR 97502
info@portlandengineers.com
(541) 664-6200

Job Description

In this role you will be responsible for the identification and development of detailed controls solutions for industrial, municipal and commercial clients operating automated process facilities. This includes specifying, configuring and commissioning an array of control systems on our client’s deliverable systems, including custom PLC control panels and SCADA systems using Allen Bradley, Modicon, and GE PLC with Wonderware, Factory Talk and Ignition SCADA systems for the development of Operator Interfaces and programming programmable logic controllers. It is essential that you are able to work closely with a client’s technical team, have careful attention to detail, and a commitment to the highest industry standards.

Required Skills

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a PE preferred but will consider all.

 

Experience

Preferred

  • Programming Allen Bradley PLC using Studio 5000 and RSLogix 500, Allen Bradley ControlLogix and SLC platforms
  • Schneider’s Unity Pro XL
  • Programming Operator Interface applications using Wonderware InTouch and Allen Bradley Factory Talk View
  • Data Historian application development using Wonderware and Factory Talk Historian
  • Control system Ethernet network design and integration
  • Control Panel Design
  • Field Commissioning
  • Control Panel design
  • Drafting of wiring diagrams using AutoCAD
  • Project Scope development
  • Proposal development
  • Instrumentation specification and troubleshooting
  • Variable frequency drive configuration and startup
  • Field service engineering
  • SCADA Telemetry System design and integration
  • Water Treatment Plant process controls
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant process controls
  • Metals; Steel/Aluminum
  • Food and Beverage; Dairy/Brewery/Bakery
  • Power Plant process controls
  • Robotics, vision, motion controls

 

Responsibilities

Minimally, an Experienced Controls Design and Integration Engineer will engage in the following tasks

  • Accurately estimate the time and costs required to complete a design-build or time and materials project
  • Design P&ID for complete systems and develop I-O list from P&ID
  • Manage and execute complete system commissioning , coordinate schedule and execution with client and subcontractors
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet schedules
  • Be available to support unplanned service requests after hours or out of town

 

Travel/Relocation

Flexibility for travel up to 25% at times for installations and startup is required.