CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

INTERNSHIPS

General Controls Systems, Inc. (GCS) is an Engineering firm that specializes in Process Control, Factory Automation, Building Control Systems and Robotics. We are a full-service Control System Integrator and contract manufacturing organization based out of Albany, New York, celebrating 26 years of success in 2022. As one of the largest and most knowledgeable Control Systems Integrators in the Northeast, GCS is making a difference for our customers, employees and the communities we live in and serve.

Our custom designed control systems deliver excellent value for our customers, always among the best in the industry. We possess both CSIA (Control System Integrators Association) and ISO-9001 Certifications; both industries recognized certifications demonstrating our commitment to excellence in all company operations.

GCS engages in a wide variety of industries ranging from, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Building Management Systems, Industrial Controls, Robotics, Factory Automation, Municipal Water and Wastewater and OEM contract manufacturing. With our systems we have helped customers realize tangible savings in energy and reduced process costs through greater efficiencies, our projects not only protect our customer’s budget but their environment as well. Our systems presently help with the treatment of billions gallons of drinking and waste water every day.

At GCS we offer a chance to flourish in a small company environment while also providing the structure and security of a Fortune 200 Company. We strive to promote a family-like culture which emphasizes teamwork and camaraderie amongst all aspects of the operation.

Job Description

General Control Systems currently enjoys a great reputation in the integration industry and are looking to extend that success by adding capabilities to existing and new accounts. As a result, we are looking for an intern to join our team.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Understands the overall concept of the company, including the brand, customer, product goals, and all other aspects of service.
  • Rotates through our divisions (Engineering, Service, Wind, Assembly, Advanced Systems) to learn all aspects of the business.
  • Engages and learns with/from fellow employees to complete tasks requested.

Job Requirements

If you have that desire to provide excellent engineering support to customers, are success driven, and looking for a fast growing company where you’ll be rewarded for your hard work, this is your opportunity!

  • In 3rd or 4th year of college program

Please submit resumes: Via email to GCSCareers@generalcontrolsystems.com or call Melissa Terry at 518-270-9851.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of General Control Systems about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at General Control Systems via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of General Control Systems, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by General Control Systems for this position and a valid agreement with General Control Systems is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the General Control Systems agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

GCS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

ESTIMATOR

General Controls Systems, Inc. (GCS) is an Engineering firm that specializes in Process Control, Factory Automation, Building Control Systems and Robotics. We are a full-service Control System Integrator and contract manufacturing organization based out of Albany, New York, celebrating 26 years of success in 2022. As one of the largest and most knowledgeable Control Systems Integrators in the Northeast, GCS is making a difference for our customers, employees and the communities we live in and serve.

Our custom designed control systems deliver excellent value for our customers, always among the best in the industry. We possess both CSIA (Control System Integrators Association) and ISO-9001 Certifications; both industries recognized certifications demonstrating our commitment to excellence in all company operations.

GCS engages in a wide variety of industries ranging from, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Building Management Systems, Industrial Controls, Robotics, Factory Automation, Municipal Water and Wastewater and OEM contract manufacturing. With our systems we have helped customers realize tangible savings in energy and reduced process costs through greater efficiencies, our projects not only protect our customer’s budget but their environment as well. Our systems presently help with the treatment of billions gallons of drinking and waste water every day.

At GCS we offer a chance to flourish in a small company environment while also providing the structure and security of a Fortune 200 Company. We strive to promote a family-like culture which emphasizes teamwork and camaraderie amongst all aspects of the operation.

Job Description

General Control Systems currently enjoys a great reputation in the integration industry and are looking to extend that success by adding capabilities to existing and new accounts. As a result, we are looking for an Estimator to join our Lakeland, Florida team.

The Estimator leads the project estimation effort and prepares a proposal document that clearly describes the scope and price of the GCS offering. An Estimator reports directly to the Business Development Manager. Working as an Estimator typically requires 0-3 years of related experience.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Ability to conform to company policy, experience with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Position requires strong communication skills, understanding human relations
  • The ability to solve problems on employee and management level
  • Has excellent knowledge of municipal and industrial markets along with general knowledge of the construction industry and systems integration trade
  • Attention to detail and a strong memory
  • Previous experience in implementing cost effective organizational strategies a plus

Duties & Responsibilities

As an important part of the Sales team, must be able to work in a fast-changing and dynamic sales environment. Communication skills are a must, and keeping all team members updated on progress of proposal developments and deadlines is required. Good professional conduct is a must, including showing up on time, preparing for and participating in team meetings, scheduling various proposal development activities, professional communications skills with both internal and external contacts. The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Direct contact with customers & engineering firms, and with GCS sales and marketing team.
  2. Perform material and labor take-offs from construction specifications & plans.
  3. Interface with GCS suppliers to secure component quotations.
  4. Visit new project site as a part of preplanned walk-through’s prior to bid.
  5. Take active role in project proposals, including pricing, written proposals, cost review, and interaction with engineering for costs.
  6. Take active role in scheduling and in leading proposal review meetings with management in support of bid date deadlines.
  7. Update any estimating database information and pricing.
  8. Follow standard methods, practices and processes in developing cost estimates.
  9. Participate in project hand-off meetings between Sales and Project Management.
  10. Deliver proposal files for new projects as required by contract administrator.
  11. Review and evaluate existing processes related to project estimation, and make suggestions for improvements.
  12. Attend weekly Sales Team meetings and report on project estimation progress.
  13. Research & identify potential suppliers of industry related products.
  14. Other tasks related to estimation as required.

Job Requirements

  • AAS Business or Marketing degree is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in inside sales and estimation (at least 1 year).

 

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Accrued Paid Time Off
  • 401k with company match
  • Company sponsored life, AD&D, and long term disability insurance
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Paid Holidays
  • Incentive program

Please submit resumes: Via email to GCSCareers@generalcontrolsystems.com or call Melissa Terry at 518-270-9851.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of General Control Systems about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at General Control Systems via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of General Control Systems, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by General Control Systems for this position and a valid agreement with General Control Systems is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the General Control Systems agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

GCS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

AUTOMATION ENGINEER SPECIALIST

General Controls Systems, Inc. (GCS) is an Engineering firm that specializes in Process Control, Factory Automation, Building Control Systems and Robotics. We are a full-service Control System Integrator and contract manufacturing organization based out of Albany, New York, celebrating 26 years of success in 2022. As one of the largest and most knowledgeable Control Systems Integrators in the Northeast, GCS is making a difference for our customers, employees and the communities we live in and serve.

Our custom designed control systems deliver excellent value for our customers, always among the best in the industry. We possess both CSIA (Control System Integrators Association) and ISO-9001 Certifications; both industries recognized certifications demonstrating our commitment to excellence in all company operations.

GCS engages in a wide variety of industries ranging from, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Building Management Systems, Industrial Controls, Robotics, Factory Automation, Municipal Water and Wastewater and OEM contract manufacturing. With our systems we have helped customers realize tangible savings in energy and reduced process costs through greater efficiencies, our projects not only protect our customer’s budget but their environment as well. Our systems presently help with the treatment of billions gallons of drinking and waste water every day.

At GCS we offer a chance to flourish in a small company environment while also providing the structure and security of a Fortune 200 Company. We strive to promote a family-like culture which emphasizes teamwork and camaraderie amongst all aspects of the operation.

Job Description

General Control Systems currently enjoys a great reputation in the integration industry and are looking to extend that success by adding capabilities to existing and new accounts. As a result, we are looking for an experienced Automation Engineer Specialist to join our team.

1. Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Knowledge and training on computerized systems validation (CSV), GXP, GAMP 5, and 21 CFR Part 11
  • Knowledge of automation, process control, and laboratory systems used in biopharma manufacturing, such as Siemens building automation, Rockwell FactoryTalk, Delta V, OSISoft PI, and NuGenesis
  • Experience drafting full SDLC documentation, including validation plans, requirements specifications, configuration specifications, and IQ/OQ protocols
  • Experience executing IQ/OQ protocolsKnowledge and experience with automation and process control systems used in biopharma manufacturing, such as Siemens building automation, Rockwell FactoryTalk, Delta V, and OSISoft PI
  • Knowledge of designing automation and process control systems
  • Knowledge of configuring automation and process control software

Job Requirements

If you have that desire to provide excellent engineering support to customers, are success driven, and looking for a fast growing company where you’ll be rewarded for your hard work, this is your opportunity! We are looking for an Automation Engineer Specialist who has very strong analytical abilities with a proven track record.

· Experience with GAMP 5 is required.

· Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and/or equivalent experience.

Benefits

· Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

· Accrued Paid Time Off

· 401k with company match

· Company sponsored life, AD&D, and long term disability insurance.

· Weekly Payroll

· Paid Holidays

· Incentive program

Please submit resumes: Via email to GCSCareers@generalcontrolsystems.com or call Melissa Terry at 518-270-9851.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of General Control Systems about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at General Control Systems via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of General Control Systems, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by General Control Systems for this position and a valid agreement with General Control Systems is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the General Control Systems agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

GCS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER

General Controls Systems, Inc. (GCS) is an Engineering firm that specializes in Process Control, Factory Automation, Building Control Systems and Robotics,. We are a full-service Control System Integrator and contract manufacturing organization based out of Albany, New York, celebrating 26 years of success in 2022. As one of the largest and most knowledgeable Control Systems Integrators in the Northeast, GCS is making a difference for our customers, employees and the communities we live in and serve.

Our custom designed control systems deliver excellent value for our customers, always among the best in the industry. We possess both CSIA (Control System Integrators Association) and ISO-9001 Certifications; both industries recognized certifications demonstrating our commitment to excellence in all company operations.

GCS engages in a wide variety of industries ranging from, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Building Management Systems, Industrial Controls, Robotics, Factory Automation, Municipal Water and Wastewater and OEM contract manufacturing. With our systems we have helped customers realize tangible savings in energy and reduced process costs through greater efficiencies, our projects not only protect our customer’s budget but their environment as well. Our systems presently help with the treatment of billions gallons of drinking and waste water every day.

At GCS we offer a chance to flourish in a small company environment while also providing the structure and security of a Fortune 200 Company. We strive to promote a family-like culture which emphasizes teamwork and camaraderie amongst all aspects of the operation.

Job Description

General Control Systems currently enjoys a great reputation in the integration industry and are looking to extend that success by adding capabilities to existing and new accounts. As a result, we are looking for an experienced Control Systems Engineer II to join our team.

The Control Systems Engineer II designs, installs, adapts and integrates control systems used to monitor machinery and processes for a client’s project. Being a Control Systems Engineer II requires the achievement of either a bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent relevant work experiences, plus achievement of ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) Level 1 certification. Work includes project/product submittals preparation, vendor interaction, materials selection and procurement, fabrication assistance and field startup/instrumentation calibration services. Familiarity with Instrumentation, PLC, MMI and SCADA systems is necessary, and competency within one or more software applications used to design and implement these systems is developed. A Control Systems Engineer II is developing capabilities to work independently on one or more technical areas, while is also occasionally directed by more senior engineers, project managers and/or Director of Engineering in several aspects of the work. Gains exposure and experience with some of the more complex tasks within the job function. Technical Project Management skills and experience are being developed. Developing effective customer interactions during project execution. Working as a Control Systems Engineer II typically requires 2 – 7 years of related experience.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Competency with Instrumentation, PLC, MMI, SCADA and telemetry systems; familiarity with use of Microsoft Office applications; knowledge of control systems and devices; experience and ability to evaluate both electrical and mechanical CAD drawings; working knowledge of construction & engineering contract formats as well as AIA documents; interpretation of documents that translate to project requirements. Effective interpersonal relationship skills and abilities, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

The role of a Control Systems Engineer II is that of a contributing team member on large integrated control systems projects. In this role, this position is expected to lead on certain areas of technical work under the direction of the project manager. Additionally, this position will act as the project manager on smaller scale projects. The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

a. Responsible to maintain clear and regular lines of communication with Project Managers and the Director of Engineering.

b. Knowledge and familiarity with GCS processes and procedures applicable to performance of job duties.

c. Engineering support for the development of control systems as specified by Project Managers and the Director of Engineering.

1.c.1 Develop and apply expertise in certain industrial controller programming languages, communications protocols, man-machine interface and SCADA application packages, as directed by Director of Engineering.

1.c.2 Apply knowledge in utilizing various instruments in projects.

1.c.3 Apply telemetry techniques and hardware solutions to accomplish remote communications.

1.c.4 Development and testing of the control system hardware associated with the assigned projects.

d. Create and maintain project documentation as defined in applicable GCS procedures.

e. Field support of project activities as needed including installation, startup and testing at project site.

f. Responsible for completing assigned tasks in accordance with the job budgets and schedules.

g. Responsible for regular and effective client and stakeholder communications.

h. Attend and contribute to weekly internal project meetings and present status updates.

i. Any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Project Manager / Director of Engineering.

Job Requirements

If you have that desire to provide excellent engineering support to customers, are success driven, and looking for a fast growing company where you’ll be rewarded for your hard work, this is your opportunity! We are looking for a Control Systems Engineer II who has very strong analytical abilities with a proven track record.

· Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Science or equivalent experience

Benefits

· Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

· Accrued Paid Time Off

· 401k with company match

· Company sponsored life, AD&D, and long term disability insurance

· Weekly Payroll

· Paid Holidays

· Incentive program

Please submit resumes: Via email to GCSCareers@generalcontrolsystems.com or call Melissa Terry at 518-270-9851.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of General Control Systems about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at General Control Systems via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of General Control Systems, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by General Control Systems for this position and a valid agreement with General Control Systems is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the General Control Systems agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

GCS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

PROJECT MANAGER

General Controls Systems, Inc. (GCS) is an Engineering firm that specializes in Process Control, Factory Automation, Building Control Systems and Robotics. We are a full-service Control System Integrator and contract manufacturing organization based out of Albany, New York, celebrating 26 years of success in 2022. As one of the largest and most knowledgeable Control Systems Integrators in the Northeast, GCS is making a difference for our customers, employees and the communities we live in and serve.

Our custom designed control systems deliver excellent value for our customers, always among the best in the industry. We possess both CSIA (Control System Integrators Association) and ISO-9001 Certifications; both industries recognized certifications demonstrating our commitment to excellence in all company operations.

GCS engages in a wide variety of industries ranging from, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Building Management Systems, Industrial Controls, Robotics, Factory Automation, Municipal Water and Wastewater and OEM contract manufacturing. With our systems we have helped customers realize tangible savings in energy and reduced process costs through greater efficiencies, our projects not only protect our customer’s budget but their environment as well. Our systems presently help with the treatment of billions gallons of drinking and waste water every day.

At GCS we offer a chance to flourish in a small company environment while also providing the structure and security of a Fortune 200 Company. We strive to promote a family-like culture which emphasizes teamwork and camaraderie amongst all aspects of the operation.

Job Description

General Control Systems currently enjoys a great reputation in the integration industry and are looking to extend that success by adding capabilities to existing and new accounts. As a result, we are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our team.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

The basic function of the Project Manager is to oversee and direct all phases of a project. The Project Manager reports directly to the Vice President. The Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Lead the planning and implementation of projects
  2. Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  3. Develop full project plans
    1. Coordinate project staff
    2. Manage project budget
    3. Plan and schedule project timelines
  4. Track project deliverables
  5. Monitor and report on progress of the projects externally to the customer and internally to the Vice President
  6. Quote, implement and manage project changes
  7. Must demonstrate leadership skills with exceptional ability to guide, direct, and coordinate.
  8. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings, financial reports and operational manuals.
  9. Must be exceptionally organized to adapt to changing client demands and meet changing deadlines.
  10. Ability to successfully communicate to customers.
  11. Excellent knowledge of the Company’s industry and trends impacting its business.
  12. Effectively communicate, in English, both verbally and in writing.

Job Requirements

If you have a minimum of 3 years of experience with the desire to provide excellent engineering support to customers, are success driven, and looking for a fast growing company where you’ll be rewarded for your hard work, this is your opportunity!

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and/or related discipline.

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Accrued Paid Time Off
  • 401k with company match
  • Company sponsored life, AD&D, and long term disability insurance.
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Paid Holidays
  • Incentive program

Please submit resumes: Via email to mterry@generalcontrolsystems.com or call Melissa Terry at 518-270-9851.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of General Control Systems about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at General Control Systems via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of General Control Systems, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by General Control Systems for this position and a valid agreement with General Control Systems is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the General Control Systems agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

GCS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

We are always looking for talented individuals if you do not see an open position that is fit for you. You may still send us your resume!