Controls Design Engineer

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all ? that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Controls Design Engineer to design and implement engineered controls equipment for portable pumping applications. The Controls Design Engineer will work with Sales and Engineering to identify application requirements and implement the most appropriate pump control system. Engineered controls will include monitoring and control technology, VFDs, PLCs, flow meters and other technology associated with higher level portable and permanent pump control applications.
Essential Functions:
Provide technical support to the Engineering department for higher level pump system control applications through training and mentorship of Regional Engineers, documentation, and assisting with custom application requests.
Create wiring diagrams and controls logic for applications.
Work closely with vendors and purchasing to select and specify key control components for quoting and purchase.
Educate and train sales force in the implementation, operation and maintenance of controls technology.
Develop new products and applications as they fit within Xylem's strategic growth initiatives.
Manage controls portion of jobs for temporary and permanent pumping projects.
Plan, schedule, quote and monitor projects to ensure proper timing and quality.
Support the Regional Application Engineers in the preparation and review of control related submittal documents.
Troubleshoot performance issues with rental equipment.
System commissioning
Other duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Civil)
3 years to 7 years experience in related field; experience within construction, industrial, municipal or mining industries preferred
Thorough understanding of fluid hydraulics
Ability to read and comprehend electrical wiring diagrams
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
Proven ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently with initiative in a fast paced environment
Ability to collaborate and effectively build relationships at all levels of the organization
General knowledge of diesel engines and electric motors
Proficiency with AutoCAD, MathCAD, Crimson 3.0, Weg VFDs, Moeller EasySoft and Microsoft Office
Ability to travel frequently with little notice and for extended periods of time
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
Professional Engineer License preferred; if not licensed, must be able to apply for PE license
Physical Demands:
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
Work Environment:
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Shop/Job Site: Intermittent exposure to job site conditions; e.g., gas fields, petrochemical refineries, mills, mines, construction sites, industrial/power plants, waste water treatment plants, etc.; intermittent exposure to shop noise and fumes.
Office: Standard office equipment; work performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
Travel: As required to fulfill the duties listed above. Other travel as needed or required by the company.
EOE/Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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