Controls Engineer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Controls Engineer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Controls Engineer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Controls Engineer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 39% of Controls Engineer job descriptions contained siemens as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

siemens
39%
plc programming
33%
controls engineer
30%
plc
30%
automation
23%
controls
20%
engineer
20%
allen bradley
20%
hmi
17%
scada
17%
electrical engineer
13%
manufacturing
13%
control systems
13%
electrical
13%
autocad
13%
design
13%
electrical controls
13%
engineering
10%
maintenance
10%
software
10%
fmcg
10%
mechanical
10%
bournemouth
10%
ferndown
10%
poole
10%
weymouth
10%
water
10%
commissioning engineer
7%
eplan
7%
programming
7%
tia
7%
electrical maintenance
7%
precision
7%
rockwell
7%
control panel design
7%
e-plan
7%
hardware design
7%
power systems
7%
solidworks
7%
subsea
7%
controls engineering
7%
drives
7%
hydraulic
7%
pneumatic
7%
pumps
7%
schneider
7%
cumbernauld
4%
east kilbride
4%
electrical design engineer
4%
glasgow
4%
fds
4%
it software engineer
4%
plc engineer
4%
siemens tia portal
4%
software engineer
4%
hmis
4%
birmingham
4%
controls maintenance
4%
coventry
4%
leicester
4%
mobile
4%
northampton
4%
senior service
4%
technician
4%
essex
4%
feed
4%
food
4%
hardware
4%
hertford
4%
hybrid
4%
kent
4%
london
4%
programmer
4%
remote
4%
surrey
4%
sussex
4%
sustainable
4%
coding
4%
commissioning
4%
electronics
4%
repair
4%
inverters
4%
nottingham
4%
sheffield
4%
warrington
4%
crewe
4%
stoke
4%
electrical design
4%
packaging machinery
4%
ventilation
4%
schematics
4%
testing
4%
autodesk software
4%
motion control
4%
configuration
4%
17th edition
4%
18th
4%
basingstoke
4%
berkshire
4%
bracknell
4%
dcs
4%
reading
4%
slough
4%
systems
4%
treatment
4%
progression
4%
training
4%
wire
4%
plc allen bradley
4%
special purpose
4%
system integrators
4%
siemens plc
4%
pneumatics
4%
profinet
4%
bms
4%
carbon management
4%
diagnostics
4%
energy management
4%
fault finding
4%
modbus
4%
cyber
4%

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