Controls Engineer / Estimator (Active Secret Clearance)
Acara Solutions
Irvine, CA, US
4d ago

Acara Solutions is helping out our national aerospace client find a Controls Engineer to join their firm in Irvine, CA. This is a salaried direct position.

Active current Secret clearance required. Minimal estimating experience is ok (they can train) as long as you have significant controls experience in an automation manufacturing environment.

The Controls Engineer Estimator will play a key role in the development and securing of new business to the company. This role will be required to lead the development of the controls solution and cost estimate within complex, technical proposals crossing all sites within the organization.

  • Following company processes, leads the development of the controls solution for all key proposals including but not limited to system architecture, controls material content, labor and material costs, and technical proposal development.
  • Meet with prospective customers as needed, in collaboration with Account Management team and Proposal Lead to understand project scope, specifications, budget, etc.
  • in order to provide customers with the best solution. -Develop a standard controls pricing template and technical documentation to be utilized in proposal development -Identify and coordinate with supplier partners at an early stage in order to leverage resources and competencies throughout the proposal phase.

  • Coordinate with mechanical estimating resources and procurement for requests for quotations from outside suppliers for parts, materials, hardware, or specialized solutions.
  • Support the presentation of bids and bid strategy to leadership team for approval. -Understand and follow safety & environmental regulations and identify safety / environmental concerns.
  • Adhere to the Quality System and actively participate in continuous improvement. Required Skills / Qualifications : Min 3 years of experience dealing with Electrical, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic schematics, CNC motion control, Robotics, PLC’s, HMI’s Min 3 years of experience in a manufacturing automation environment Min 3 years of experience dealing with electrical power and distribution systems Min 2 years of experience dealing with new and existing products, applications, and standards.
  • Specifically NFPA, NEC, UL 508, IEC and CE as they relate to control panel design and build. Min 5 years of experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Current Active Secret Clearance due to DoD program (U.

    S. Citizenship, can not hold multiple citizenships, clearance active within the past 2 years) Preferred Skills / Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Industrial Management or similar Estimating experience Strong verbal and written communication skills Very high attention to detail Strong understanding of project costs Ability to manage multiple priorities with competing deadlines Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron?

    s strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

    The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

    Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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