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Senior Controls Engineer



John Zink Hamworthy Combustion (JZHC) is a global leader in emissions-control and clean-air combustion systems. We back every product with decades of proven performance, unrivalled research and development capabilities, and expert service and support. JZHC is part of Koch Engineered Solutions, which is owned by Koch Industries, the largest privately held company in the U.S.

John Zink is seeking a Controls Engineer, with a preference to be located at our Tulsa, OK location, but we will also consider remote applicants.

This role will work to design and test a wide variety of industrial control panels and associated electrical/electronic equipment for our manufactured and packaged equipment. This position will be responsible for concurrent projects with accountability over designs, schedules, and budgets for electrical and programming project scope. Candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills with a focus on creating value and customer service.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Assume ownership of electrical aspects of assigned projects for controls engineering related jobs
  • Specify electrical equipment, create bills of material, create schematic wiring diagrams, single line diagrams and develop controls programs
  • Be responsible for design of local control panels, PLC panels, motor control panels including VFDs and 3 phase power equipment
  • Collaborate with other project team members to assure quality equipment delivery to the customer
  • Assist sales engineers with proposals, cost estimates, and documentation
  • Support technicians and customers with field issues

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Experience with electrical and control panel design
  • Experience working with specific codes and standards such as NEC, UL, CSA
  • Experience generating electrical plans, schematics, interconnection drawings, single line diagrams and PLC programs
  • Must have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Master's Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience working on all types of industrial, electrical, and electronic equipment including, but not limited to motors, valves, actuators, transmitters, and PLC equipment
  • 3+ years’ experience with electrical and control panel design
  • 3+ years’ experience with NEC and NFPA
  • Experience designing, specifying, operating, function testing, troubleshooting, and commissioning of controls and instrumentation related equipment in the refinery and petrochemical industry. 
  • Experience designing and specifying systems located in hazardous locations per CSA, ATEX or IECEX requirements
  • PE Certification 

Based on experience, the salary range for this role is $110,000 - $140,000.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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