Control Engineer

Kenosha, Wisconsin, US

Company: Konecranes

Category: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Published on 2021-11-17T14:23:11.000000Z

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™ We are the Market Leader in Crane Services with the means to invest in innovative products and services, attract and attain the best talent and consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.  

We are not just lifting things, but entire businesses!

Control Engineer -- Engineered Modernizations

General Position Responsibilities:

This position will be an engineered modernizations control engineer responsible for all electrical design activities, hardware selection, PLC/IPC program development, and implementation of software-based control systems on electric overhead cranes and portal cranes.


  • Territory- All region Americas (USA, Canada)

Essential Functions:

  • Engineering design, testing and commissioning of crane control systems.
  • Perform engineering tasks using established procedures. These include but are not limited to component selection, schematic design, system layout, automation control programming, and system documentation.
  • Generate system architecture and automation network drawings.
  • Project planning, scheduling, design execution, and performance to budget from inquiry through start-up.
  • Testing and troubleshooting of control systems.
  • PLC/IPC programing


This position requires excellent understanding of electricity, motor control electrical circuits, and analog and digital input/output. Experience designing and troubleshooting motor control circuits utilizing electromagnetic devices and variable frequency drives (VFD's) is essential. Must have a working knowledge of a wide variety of software packages, operating systems and control equipment. Specifically, a knowledge of PLC programing software is required. A qualified candidate must be proficient in reading electrical schematics and vendor application drawings. Proficiency with AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Word. Verbal and written communication plays a key role in this position

This position requires the direct interface between frontline sales, customers, production planning (Watertown), and project management. Site visits for application and commissioning require the ability to work at heights up to 100 feet off the ground. Travel estimated at 15% to meet with customers, commission equipment, and witness product testing at our manufacturing plant.

Minimum education requirement is a BS in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of experience as an Electrical or Automation engineer working with motion and motor control products


 If you are looking to lift your career
consider a Control Engineer position with Konecranes!



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