How much does a Controls Design Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Controls Design Engineer in the United States is $33 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $28 and $38. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Trex - Winchester , VA
As a Trex Controls Engineer, you'll provide design and support for instrumentation, PLC controls, and variable frequency that drives all production lines. As a member of our Engineering team, you'll ...
ZipRecruiter - 20 days ago
AMF Bakery - Richmond , VA
We are actively seeking a dynamic, hands-on Controls Engineer to develop and troubleshoot ... This position is responsible for hardware and software design for machine and/or control systems ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 32 days ago
Hanley Energy - Ashburn , VA
We specialize in the design, source, supply, install and commissioning of critical power and energy ... Hanley Energy are currently looking for a skilled Controls Engineer to join our team. Position ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 69 days ago
Johnson Controls Federal Systems - Arlington , VA
At Johnson Controls, we support our nation's most critical facilities, the people who occupy them ... LON, BacNet, Modbus, etc.) • Experience working with design packages and submittals • Must be ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 80 days ago
Controls Engineer / SCADA Chantilly, VA Lion Federal, a high-end information technology consulting ... Design, Installation, Start-up and Commissioning of Mechanical Facility Systems. Lion Federal ...
ZipRecruiter - 13 days ago
E Tech Group - Richmond , VA
We are seeking Controls Engineer who will be part of a growing business to support the design, deployment, testing, and maintenance of of data center control system projects. This role is for a ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 88 days ago
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