ICON was founded to revolutionize homebuilding and making dignified housing the standard for people throughout the world. Using proprietary 3D printing robotics, software and advanced materials, ICON is solving a plurality of problems in the contemporary building industry with their breakthrough technologies.

ROLE: CONTROLS ENGINEER

Reports to: Head of Control Systems

Type: Full Time (non-contract, non-remote)

Vacation: 2 weeks Paid

Travel Requirements: Light to Medium (6-12 Weeks Per Year Estimated)

Start Date: Spring 2020

Location: Austin, TX

Education: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in engineering, technology, or computer science, or 4+ years’ experience in a related field.

IN ONE SENTENCE: The ICON Technology team is adding talented controls engineers to our team in an effort to develop, commission, and support our growing fleet of mobile large-scale concrete 3D printers.If you want to use your superpowers to solve one of humanity's biggest challenges, then we want to meet you.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop cutting edge motion and process control software to develop and improve both new and existing products.
  • Collaborate with other departments to design, develop, and implement control and sensing strategies across multiple areas of the company.
  • Support printers operating in the field, both remotely and on site.
  • Must be willing to perform a wide range of tasks on a daily basis (e.g. Transition from office work to field work at a moment’s notice).
  • Travel is minimal, however, the ability to travel (including international) on short notice is required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong understanding and experience in the Industrial Automation and control systems industry.
  • A solid understanding of IP based computer networking.
  • Fluency in some form of real-time control software.
  • A proven track record of delivering projects to end users.
  • A solid understanding motion or process control techniques in real-time industrial systems. 
  • Innovative, driven, out of the box thinker, self-motivated to investigate and implement new ideas, and proactive in overcoming obstacles.
  • A service oriented attitude when in a support role.
  • Ability to prioritize and stay cool in a dynamic start-up environment.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must be prepared to work, in part, in extreme environments: temps > 100 degrees or below freezing, sun, rain, mud, lack of electricity, etc.  We get dirty.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Prior start-up experience.
  • Fluency in IEC 61131-3 languages, especially Beckhoff TwinCAT.
  • Understanding of various field buses, protocols, sensors, and actuators.
  • Advanced IP Networking, including VPN, mobile networks, IoT.
  • Knowledge of non-PLC programming languages, such as javascript, python, c++, etc.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, and the ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of ROS.
  • Industrial safety system experience.
  • Knowledge of database-driven software.
  • High-performance communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to less technical people.
  • A hunger for learning and personal growth.

In addition to a resume, please include a cover letter that describes why your past experience and future aspirations make you a solid fit for this role, and the newest member of the ICON team.

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Using proprietary 3D printing robotics, software and advanced materials, ICON is solving a plurality of problems in the contemporary building industry with their breakthrough technologies.
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