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Senior Controls Engineer

Senior Controls Engineer

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Power & Utilities
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Company Overview


For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

Gannett Fleming is looking for a Senior Controls Engineer to join our dynamic and growing team to support utility and power substation efforts within the West Region from our Phoenix, Arizona office. A successful candidate will be capable of leading, scheduling, and developing engineering teams within a multidisciplinary office environment. .


The growth and diversification of the Power Business Line is a top initiative, on both a regional and national scale. The successful candidate will have experience on various automation projects including manufacturing, mining, process controls systems, and remote facility control such as electrical substation projects.

Technical Experience:


Experience with various control and data acquisition deisgn functions including but not limited to:

  • Control system archietecture/networking design
  • Instrumentation Specification
  • Control and relay panel design
  • Controller programming using IEC 61131
  • Knowledge of major communication and I/O protocols
  • HMI development including Rockwell Automation, GE, and Schneider Electric
  • Historian systems including PI, Aspen, and GE
  • Batch process and PID loops
  • Commissioning support


Experience shall include the ability to assist in developing the following project documents:

  • Instrument Specifications
  • Process Control Narratives
  • P&IDs
  • Cabinet design drawings and BOMs
  • Hardwired and software I/O lists
  • Schematics and Wiring Diagrams
  • Checkout/Commissioning procedures and lists
  • Develop controller logic
  • Develop HMI and OIT configurations


Experience with the following Software Packages is preferred:

  • Allen-Bradley, GE, Modicon PLC platforms
  • iFix, Rockwell Automation, Wonderware HMI platforms
  • Allen-Bradley, GE, Schneider OIT platforms
  • Microsoft Office
  • AutoCAD



  • Minimum Bachelor’s of Science Degree.
  • Professional Engineer License or ability to obtain within 6-12 months of hire.
  • Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in design, engineering and project management within power and utility industry.
  • Solid knowledge of the consulting engineering profession, 5 years of which would have principally focused on managing projects and/or client relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability with project management software and tools (Microsoft Project or similar) for scope, schedule and budget management.
  • Experience in the creation of quality technical solutions and the design delivery of major automation projects.


Life at Gannett Fleming


At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


Location: Phoenix, AZ
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 2018-4840


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