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Randstad Control Systems Software Engineer in Burlington, Wisconsin

Control Systems Software Engineer

job details:

  • location:Burlington, WI

  • salary:$53 - $55.28 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:823098

job description

Control Systems Software Engineer

job summary:

Due to continued growth our client is looking for a Control Systems Software Engineer. This facility is located in Racine County Wisconsin. This position performs a variety of highly technical duties as part of a team that will improve Concrete Batch Plant Control Systems products to meet customer requirements.

The duties include Microsoft Windows PC programming, testing, and debugging; interpreting electrical control system schematics; verifying and troubleshooting Control System and related Batch Plant hardware; and providing technical support to customers.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or equivalent; two-year associate degree will be considered; 1+ years' experience in control system software development, and Microsoft Windows-based operator interfaces.

Computer Skills: The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office VBA, Microsoft Access, C# and/or VB.Net, SQL Server

  • Knowledge of relational database design and programming (Access and SQL Server)

  • Software Development best practices including design, documentation, agile development, code repositories, automated testing.

  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley PLCs (SLC 500), and Turck BL20 I/O System.

Candidate will also have experience with:

  • Communications algorithms on PLC and PC platforms

  • Structured Text Coding and coding in the CodeSys environment.

  • Batch Control System concepts, including State Machine and Process Control theory

location: Burlington, Wisconsin

job type: Contract

salary: $53.00 - 55.28 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Associates


  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in the Microsoft Access VBA environment, the operator interface for control system products that also utilizes a PLC for equipment control.

  • Verify proper wiring of electrical control system panels assembled for customers by validating operation of individual functions of the overall control system.

  • Develop accessory applications in C#.Net using Visual Studio.

  • Create end-user and engineering documentation for PC and PLC control programs.

  • Embrace and follow software development standards to ensure consistent products.

  • Provide phone support to customers, sometimes out of normal business hours.

  • Troubleshoot PLC control functions and interaction with electrical components.



  • Experience level: Entry Level

  • Minimum 1 year of experience

  • Education: Associates (required)


  • PLC (1 year of experience is preferred)

  • VB.NET (1 year of experience is preferred)

  • SQL (1 year of experience is preferred)

  • Controls (1 year of experience is preferred)

  • SOFTWARE ENGINEER (1 year of experience is preferred)

  • Circuit Board Design (1 year of experience is preferred)

  • Power Systems

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.