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US-WI-Middleton | US-MI-Troy

ACS is seeking an Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Intern interested in a rewarding career in a fast-paced, team environment. The individual will work with teams of engineers of varied disciplines to provide excellent client service, from the design concept stage through commissioning and job closeout.  This internship is May, 2018 - August, 2018. 

 

Essential job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Obtain, review, and report on equipment quotations, contractor bids, proposals, and technical submissions
  • Solicit bids, review bids, specify, and purchase electrical and controls equipment for projects
  • Generate or review panel layout shop drawings for control and power panels
  • Program and integrate HMIs and PLCs (Allen Bradley, Siemens, GE, Wago, etc.)
  • Create P&IDs, control sequences, design specifications, panel layouts, and wiring diagrams
  • Design, set up, and perform system functionality tests on equipment in our fabrication facility and at customer sites
  • Periodic visits to the jobsite to oversee field contractor activities
  • Maintain quality subcontractor and vendor relationships
  • Schedule and manage vendors and sub-contractors during installation and construction phases of test facility projects
  • Work with contractors to assist in the installation of equipment at customer’s site
  • Perform onsite startup and validation of equipment
  • I/O checkout and troubleshooting
  • Calibrate instrumentation
  • Validate programming
  • Tune PID loops
  • Work to meet client deadlines including balancing multiple priorities and responding to changes in deadline, scope, and design as they occur
  • Ability to diagnose and perform hands on repair of all types of equipment  and instrumentation (mechanical and electrical test equipment, measurement devices, actuators, control systems, motor drives, pumps, valves, regulators, etc.
  • Repair/troubleshooting of equipment, measurement devices, controls, motor drives and electric controls related to engine testing facilities and equipment

 

Basic requirements include:

  • Third or Fourth year students in Electrical Engineering
  • PLC or Instrumentation class experience would be a plus but not required
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel to customer facilities for design meetings, equipment installation supervision, and commissioning
  • Expected to meet client deadlines, including balancing multiple tasks and responding to changes in deadline, scope and design as they occur
  • Ability to work well in project team environment, including: team player, takes initiative to improve personal and interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with all internal and external levels and groups

 

ACS is an engineering and construction management firm with a focus on technically complex equipment and facilities for engine and vehicle research and development; medical, science, and technology laboratories; and manufacturing facilities. We specialize in the integration of test systems and equipment. ACS provides engineering, equipment, and construction solutions to deliver complex test facilities, fully integrated with the building utility systems. ACS is headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin which includes a manufacturing facility.  Other offices are in Greenville, SC and Troy, MI.

 

For a full overview of our organization, visit our website at:  www.acscm.com

 

Please apply through our website at:  https://careers-acs.icims.com

 

 

EOE/AA

 

US-WI-Middleton | US-MI-Troy

ACS is seeking a Test & Measurement Systems Intern interested in a rewarding career in a fast-paced, team environment. The individual will work with teams of engineers of varied disciplines to provide assistance with test equipment integration, specification, procurement, installation, and/or commissioning.  This internship is May, 2018 - August, 2018.  

 

Essential job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Review the layout of test systems and equipment with all project members and clients
  • Ability to work with facility Designers and Test Equipment vendors to ensure requirements will be met by both facility and equipment design of a test facility project
  • Ability to work with clients and vendors to specify, procure, and manage the design/delivery of major test equipment, including instrumentation, dynamometers, data acquisition systems, and emissions equipment
  • Ability to work with mechanical, controls, and fabrication groups to design and build custom hardware and components required to support testing projects/processes.
  • Ability to schedule and manage vendors and sub-contractors during installation and commissioning phases of test facility projects

 

Basic requirements include:

  • Third or Fourth year students in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. First year Masters students preferred
  • Experience or involvement and/or internship experience with (automotive) product or system testing or development
  • Must have the following personal skills and characteristics: Problem solving skills and ability to work effectively with all internal and external levels and groups
  • Must be able to travel to customer facilities for client meetings, equipment installation supervision, and commissioning oversight.

 

ACS is an engineering and construction management firm with a focus on technically complex equipment and facilities for engine and vehicle research and development; medical, science, and technology laboratories; and manufacturing facilities. We specialize in the integration of test systems and equipment. ACS provides engineering, equipment, and construction solutions to deliver complex test facilities, fully integrated with the building utility systems. ACS is headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin which includes a manufacturing facility.  Other offices are in Greenville, SC and Troy, MI.

 

For a full overview of our organization, visit our website at:  www.acscm.com

 

Please apply through our website at:  https://careers-acs.icims.com

 

 

EOE/AA

 

 

US-WI-Middleton | US-MI-Troy

ACS is seeking a General Construction Intern interested in a rewarding career in fast-paced, team environment. The individual will receive training and on-the-job experience related to the coordination of multiple aspects of construction management for projects.  This internship is May, 2018 - August, 2018.  

 

Essential job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Gain experience in working with project scheduling and project cost estimating software
  • Gain experience while assisting in project management duties of construction projects. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Development of budget estimate, including budget estimate updates
    • Development of bidding phase Scope of Work documents
    • Tabulation of bid results in comparison to estimated budget
    • Tracking of shop drawing submittal and review
    • Management of Requests For Information (RFI) and responses
    • Creation and distribution of meeting notes
  • Learn to work with teams of engineers of varied disciplines to provide excellent client service from the design concept stage through commissioning and job closeout
  • Effectively review and coordinate architectural and engineering design documents
  • Incorporate bid and project costs into project cost tracking software
  • Update project Contact information into construction management software (Expedition)
  • Learn to work with clients to establish general construction design criteria for engineering design firms and design/build contractors
  • Visit clients’ sites to attend meetings, gain knowledge of project and client requirements, on-site conditions, etc.
  • Learn to develop strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks to effectively handle deadline pressures without creating workflow problems for others
  • Learn to maintain quality subcontractor and vendor relationships
  • Work on multiple projects in a given time period, depending upon project size and deadline
  • Other tasks as assigned

 

Basic requirements include:

  • Third or Fourth year students in Construction Management or similar field of study in an accredited university or college.
  • Experience working with and updating computer programs, databases, scheduling software, or similar experience.
  • Some experience in the construction industry preferred, through summer internships, volunteer work, etc.
  • Proven ability for excellent client service.
  • Ability to travel to occasional meetings outside of the office to gain experience working with clients.
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills.

 

ACS is an engineering and construction management firm with a focus on technically complex equipment and facilities for engine and vehicle research and development; medical, science, and technology laboratories; and manufacturing facilities. We specialize in the integration of test systems and equipment. ACS provides engineering, equipment, and construction solutions to deliver complex test facilities, fully integrated with the building utility systems. ACS is headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin which includes a manufacturing facility.  Other offices are in Greenville, SC and Troy, MI.

 

For a full overview of our organization, visit our website at:  www.acscm.com

 

Please apply through our website at:  https://careers-acs.icims.com

 

 

EOE/AA

 

 

US-WI-Middleton | US-MI-Troy

ACS seeks a Mechanical Engineering Intern interested in a rewarding career in a fast-paced, team environment. The individual will work within a group of engineers and Project Managers to fulfill the responsibilities for a variety of laboratory, process and industrial projects. This internship is May, 2018 – August 2018.  

 

Essential job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the creation of responsibility matrices, cost estimates, schedules and other project tools
  • Assist in the review, and report on equipment quotations, contractor bids, proposals, and technical submissions
  • Assist in the solicitation of bids, review bids, specify and purchase mechanical, electrical, and controls equipment for projects
  • Create P&IDs, control sequences, design specifications, flow diagrams
  • Periodic visits to the jobsite to check conformance to design
  • Assist in the onsite startup and validation of equipment

 

Basic requirements include:

  • Pursuing four-year degree in Mechanical Engineering, third or fourth year students preferred
  • PLC or Instrumentation class experience would be a plus but not required
  • Ability to travel to customer facilities for design meetings, equipment installation supervision and commissioning
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills and highly effective interpersonal skills.
  • Must have the following personal skills and characteristics: Problem solving skills and ability to work effectively with all internal and external levels and groups

 

ACS is an engineering and construction management firm with a focus on technically complex equipment and facilities for engine and vehicle research and development; medical, science, and technology laboratories; and manufacturing facilities. We specialize in the integration of test systems and equipment. ACS provides engineering, equipment, and construction solutions to deliver complex test facilities, fully integrated with the building utility systems. ACS is headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin which includes a manufacturing facility.  Other offices are in Greenville, SC and Troy, MI.

 

For a full overview of our organization, visit our website at:  www.acscm.com

 

Please apply through our website at:  https://careers-acs.icims.com

 

 

EOE/AA

 

 

US-WI-Middleton

Overview:

ACS seeks a receptionist and office assistant who is outgoing, friendly, detail oriented and ready to be a member of the operations team in support of company goals.  This individual will provide outstanding customer service to callers and visitors, and assist various teams within the company with administrative tasks.   This is a full-time position and is located in our Middleton, WI office. 

 

As a member of the operations department, you will have the opportunity to learn about the business and work with key systems and processes.

 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Greets and welcomes visitors
  • Answers calls and provides information/assistance or routes calls in a professional and courteous manner
  • Orders and maintains supplies
  • Assists with event planning and catered meetings, including client visits
  • Working with operations staff, helps update data in various business systems
  • Assist management with budget updates and key measures of company performance
  • Other administrative tasks as needed

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be an excellent communicator, friendly, energetic. and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prior receptionist experience is a plus, but not required
  • Two years’ receptionist-related experience in a corporate setting preferred.
  • Familiarity with personal computers and common programs such as Word, Excel, Email, and Internet research, with a willingness to increase skills as required
  • Ability to work in a team environment across all levels of the organization.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines that may occur on a daily basis. 
  • Must be able to pick up and carry a minimum of 15 pounds occasionally. 

ACS is an engineering and construction management firm with a focus on technically complex equipment and facilities for engine and vehicle research and development; medical, science, and technology laboratories; and manufacturing facilities. We specialize in the integration of test systems and equipment. ACS provides engineering, equipment, and construction solutions to deliver complex test facilities, fully integrated with the building utility systems. ACS is headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin which includes a manufacturing facility.  Other offices are in Greenville, SC and Troy, MI.

 

For a full overview of our organization, visit our website at: http://www.acscm.com

 

EOE/AA

 

 

US-WI-Middleton | US-MI-Troy

ACS is seeking an Instrumentation & Controls Engineer.  This individual will work within a group of controls engineers to fulfill the instrumentation and controls responsibilities for a variety of process and industrial projects.  

 

Job responsibilities:   

  • Develop and/or review control system architecture, flow diagrams, process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), control sequences, and design specifications.
  • Analyze risks and hazards, and conducting risk analyses
  • Create responsibility matrices, instrument indexes, bills of material (BOMs) and other project tools.
  • Develop and/or review wiring schematics and control panel layout drawings.
  • Program and integrate Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) including offerings from Allen Bradley, Siemens, GE, Wago, etc.
  • Design, set up, and perform system functionality tests on equipment in our manufacturing facility and at customer sites.
  • Develop wire pull schedules and scope of work documents for contractors to use in bidding and construction.
  • Perform onsite startup and validation of equipment
  • I/O checkout and troubleshooting, calibrate instrumentation and tune PID loops.
  • Validate programming to confirm systems operate per control sequences

 

Basic requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Must have experience in preparing drawings using AutoCAD electrical. 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the design/build/programming of PLC systems with field experience, from design to start-up.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience programming in ladder logic
  • Experience involving engine test cell instrumentation & control design, integration, troubleshooting and commissioning.
  • Ability to interpret and create Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Experience providing efficient, and effective client service, including balancing multiple projects and responding to changes in deadline, scope and design.
  • Demonstrates strong technical writing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to travel to customer facilities with several overnight stays (25-40%), nationally for design meetings, equipment installation supervision and commissioning.
  • Must have the following personal skills and characteristics:  Problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills, team player, takes initiative to improve personal skills, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with all internal and external levels and groups.

ACS offers competitive wages and annual bonuses; excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days.

 

ACS is an engineering and construction management firm with a focus on technically complex equipment and facilities for engine and vehicle research and development; medical, science, and technology laboratories; and manufacturing facilities. We specialize in the integration of test systems and equipment. ACS provides engineering, equipment, and construction solutions to deliver complex test facilities, fully integrated with the building utility systems. ACS is headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin with offices in Greenville, SC; and Troy, MI.  ACS Manufacturing is located in Wisconsin.

 

For a full overview of our organization, visit our website at: http://www.acscm.com

 

Please apply through our website at:  https://careers-acs.icims.com

 

EOE/AA

 

US-MI-Troy

ACS is seeking a Site Superintendent with a background in industrial mechanical or electrical systems to manage the construction activities at our projects located throughout the greater Detroit metro area. The Site Superintendent will be ACS’ point of contact at the project site, and be responsible for the successful execution of projects, including close coordination with the customer and the ACS project team. 

 

Essential job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Make on-site observations of the installed work comparing against the construction drawings and specifications.  Engage ACS project team where necessary to address issues to meet the requirements.
  • Maintain daily reports, documenting key information such as work being performed, crew sizes, weather conditions, etc.
  • Promotes job site safety, require safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
  • Lead standing subcontractor and vendor team meetings to review schedule, progress of work, discuss challenges, and corrective measures to meet timeline commitments.
  • Facilitate timely communication between the Owner, Subcontractors, ACS Project Manager and other relevant members of the project team.   Communication includes advising team members as to services needed during construction.
  • Maintain key field documentation such as Addendums, Construction Bulletins, RFI’s, Submittals, as-built drawings, and Extra Work Order (EWO) logs.
  • Lead the execution of the ACS Quality Control Plan – including system walk-downs with the ACS project team, facilitate pressure testing and cleaning and flushing process, make copies and file welding certificates, and assist ACS project team members with equipment startup coordination.
  • Develop a Site Logistics Plan, and manage the storage and delivery of equipment and materials at site in accordance with the customer’s on-going operations.
  • Maintain documentation of any directive, agreement, or negotiation.  If any items are discussed verbally, written confirmation must follow.

 

Basic requirements include:

  • Minimum high school graduate; additional educational background a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of on-site practical experience in at least one of the following areas: Mechanical, Electrical, and Controls Experience must include ability to read drawings, manage subcontractors’ work, and effectively manage project schedules and deadlines.
  • Strong ability of safety violation prevention and detection. Highly effective in communication and documentation of safe work practices.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure. 
  • Ability to travel and be assigned to client locations for extended periods while projects are in progress is a requirement of this position.
  • Must have proficient problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills, willingness to accept responsibility, be a team player, and work effectively with all internal and external customers and groups.
  • Provide prompt and expeditious service regarding matters of interpretation, decision, construction bulletins, payment request, and other matters that contribute to a smooth work flow.

 

ACS offers competitive wages and annual bonuses; excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal days.

 

ACS specializes in the comprehensive design, construction management, integration, and commissioning of development and production test facilities for engine, vehicle and components manufacturers. ACS is headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin with offices in Greenville, SC and Troy, MI. ACS Manufacturing is located in Wisconsin.

 

For a full overview of our organization, visit our website at: http://www.acscm.com

 

EOE/AA

 

Please apply through our website at:  https://careers-acs.icims.com

US-MI-Troy | US-WI-Middleton

ACS is a single-source provider of fully integrated facility, equipment, and controls solutions, serving a Fortune 500 client base around the world is seeking a Test Equipment Engineer with engine/vehicle testing and/or facilities experience and acoustics/vibration experience and is interested in a rewarding career in a fast-paced, team environment.  This individual will provide assistance with test equipment integration, specification, procurement, installation, and/or commissioning.  The individual will also serve the needs of clients or engineers requesting assistance with vibration/acoustics testing, analysis, design, and successful application of solutions.  This position will be located at our office in Troy, Michigan.

 

Essential job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 

 

  • Work with clients and vendors to specify, procure, and manage the design/delivery of major test equipment, including instrumentation, dynamometers, and data acquisition systems.
  • Schedule and manage vendors and sub-contractors during installation and commissioning phases of test facility projects.
  • Develop schedules, lists, and other tools to communicate equipment details and installation requirements to other project staff and contractors.
  • Obtain, review, and report on test equipment quotations, proposals, and technical submissions.  Provide insight and recommendations of suppliers appropriate to fulfill specification requirements.
  • Will work with owners and test cell operators to complete performance verification of test engine or vehicle test cells.
  • Sound and vibration testing and analysis including spectral analysis, dynamic analysis, data acquisition, instrumentation, digital signal analysis, and/or structure borne noise mitigation.
  • Structural vibration isolation and dampening analysis on facilities & equipment.
  • Designing and successful implementation of acoustic and vibration mitigation solutions.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

 

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with (automotive) product, system testing, or development. 
  • An understanding of engine subsystems and their interaction as it impacts engine performance and emissions.
  • Understanding of acoustic and vibration testing standards is preferred.
  • Ability to travel to customer facilities with several overnight stays (up to 30%), nationally and overseas, for design meetings, equipment installation supervision and commissioning.
  • Experience providing efficient, and effective client service, including balancing multiple projects and responding to changes in deadline, scope and design.
  • Demonstrates highly effective oral and written communication skills, ability to work as a committed team member. Must have the following personal skills and characteristics:  Problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills, team player, takes initiative to improve personal skills, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with all internal and external levels and groups.

 

ACS offers competitive wages and annual bonuses; excellent benefits including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days.

 

ACS is an engineering and construction management firm with a focus on technically complex equipment and facilities for engine and vehicle research and development; medical, science, and technology laboratories; and manufacturing facilities. We specialize in the integration of test systems and equipment. ACS provides engineering, equipment, and construction solutions to deliver complex test facilities, fully integrated with the building utility systems. ACS is headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin which includes a manufacturing facility.  Other offices are in Greenville, SC and Troy, MI.

 

For a full overview of our organization, visit our website at: http://www.acscm.com

 

Please apply through our website at: http://www.acscm.com/Careers/AvailablePositions.aspx

 

EOE/AA