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Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80915

Company: Evoqua

About Evoqua Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and recreational customers who value water. Evoqua has worked to protect water, the environment and its employees for more than 100 years, earning a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in more than 160 locations across ten countries. Serving more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide.

Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.


At Evoqua, we are committed to fostering and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees can be their authentic selves.  If this position interests you and you possess the minimum qualifications, we encourage you to apply as you could be the right fit for this or other roles we are looking to fill. Evoqua encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications/requirements for the position to apply.  

Position Summary for the Electrical Controls Engineer


What your day will look like as a Electrical Controls Engineer

The entry level Electrical Controls Engineer will be responsible for routine technical work and calculations in support of larger projects through guidance and direction from Sr. Engineers or Project Mgr. Testing automated control systems, including electrical design and programming of power distribution and control panels for high purity water treatment systems and industrial wastewater treatment systems. Engineer will have the ability to work under direct supervision; responsible for PLC/HMI programming of simple to moderately complex projects configuration


What we can offer the Electrical Controls Engineer

Benefits for our Electrical Controls Engineer

  • Self-Managed time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Dollar-for-dollar 401k match up to 4% of annual salary, with a profit-sharing component becoming available after 1 year of employment.
  • Customizable benefits package with a multitude of options. Benefits effective immediately.
  • Career progression plans
  • Reward and Recognition Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Company Wellness Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Retirement Plan


The above is only the beginning of what Evoqua has to offer. With over 160 locations spread throughout 10 countries, room for growth is essentially in your hands. If you believe that we would be the right fit for you, please apply today.

Core Responsibilities and Tasks for the Electrical Controls Engineer

  • Applies knowledge of NEC, UL, NFPA, CSA and CE standards to control system panel designs.
  • Basic skills to write PLC and HMI programs for water treatment systems utilizing Rockwell / Allen Bradley products
  • Configures automation networks, including Ethernet/IP, ControlNet, Profibus, Profinet and Modbus. Conducts Controls Checkouts, Factory Acceptance Testing, and configuration of control and automation systems
  • Troubleshoots equipment operation issues which may be related to electrical design or programming
  • Suggests and implements solutions
  • Commits to the deliverables with customers and/or management
  • Takes ownership of business practices to achieve impact within the role
  • Drive innovation, and continuous improvement of systems, methods, processes, tools, and standards.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical (plus)

Position Requirements for the Electrical Controls Engineer

Formal Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required; Electrical Engineering preferred but will consider degrees in other engineering disciplines.
  • 0-3 years of work experience

Knowledge and Experience

  • Basic engineering principals
  • Experience in panel design and controls system engineering is strongly preferred, as well as experience in water industry
  • Ability to execute basic engineering tasks with guidance from upper engineer to meet all obligations in the Controls Engineering design arena
  • Ability to innovate and adapt
  • Ability to execute hands on tasks commensurate with assigned duties
  • Ability to work on a team, drive excellence, and create an environment of trust and innovation
  • Experience with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical is a plus
  • Excellent collaboration and project skills

Additional Details for the Electrical Controls Engineer

SALARY RANGE:  $68,200 - $70,000



Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs