UGSI PSI Water Technologies: Controls Engineer Manager

Milpitas, CA, Full time

UGSI PSI Water Technologies: Controls Engineer – Milpitas, CA


PSI Water Technologies, Inc. (“PSI”), a subsidiary of UGSI Solutions, Inc., is a leader in potable water mixing solutions and water disinfection technologies for municipal clients. UGSI Solutions, Inc., through its various operating subsidiaries, is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing companies in the water infrastructure market, with a portfolio of proprietary and patented technologies targeting water and wastewater treatment and disinfection and potable water mixing.


Controls Engineer Manager

The Controls Engineering Manager is a full-time position bases in Milpitas, Ca. This position reports to the Engineering Manager and will lead a small team of 2-3 people to perform controls engineering duties such as: control panel design, component specification, HMI and PLC programming, new product development, and factory acceptance testing. Our projects cover a diverse range of disciplines that offer many of avenues for professional growth and experience. As part of the engineering team you will support product lines through sustaining engineering initiatives and new designs for various applications. We work as a tight-knit team, collaborating with each other to achieve the best product possible. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a team-centric personality, strong communication skills, and experience in control panel design and programming.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead and manage the Controls Engineering team;
  • Design and program industrial control panels and systems;
  • Manage drawing library for control panel schematics;
  • Manage program library for control systems;
  • Review project specifications as they pertain to electrical and control panel design;
  • Assist with project submittal processes and meet with customers to resolve design issues;
  • Create and manage bills of material for control panels and products;
  • Write work instructions for manufacturing assembly and testing processes;
  • Work with the manufacturing department on all product lines to incorporate redlines and updates;
  • Research and test new instrumentation and devices that can be incorporated into our system designs;
  • Provide testing support for control panels;
  • Determine proper parameter settings for various electrical components such as VFDs, voltage monitors, and sensor transmitters;
  • Communicate with vendors to provide clarification and details for fabrication;
  • Troubleshoot field-related service issues for electrical systems;
  • Provide technical support to both PSI team members and customers; and
  • Comply with PSI safety and personal protective equipment policies while working at company facilities and customer sites.


Position Requirements:

  • Experience with industrial control systems - PLCs, VFDs, AC/DC motor controls and pump systems;
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2D;
  • Ability to interpret schematics;
  • Strong electrical, technical, and troubleshooting skills;
  • Knowledge of NFPA and UL standards;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Ability to work well with others with minimal supervision; and
  • Excellent technical writing skills and strong written and verbal communication skills.


Work Environment

  • At least 45% Office.
  • Up to 50% Light Industrial.
  • Up to 5% Customer Jobsites.
  • May be exposed to a variety of weather elements as well as areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, chemicals and industrial facilities.
  • Exposure to liquid and dry chemicals and substances associated with water and wastewater treatment, including permanganate, polymers, sodium hypochlorite, and liquid ammonium sulfate, among others.
  • Appropriate PPE and training will be provided for all conditions.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


This position is non-exempt. Compensation is dependent on experience and skill level. Benefits package and incentives are provided.

Qualified applicants should submit their resume when responding to this advertisement. No phone calls, please.

UGSI Solutions, Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers supporting workforce diversity - M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition.



Wonderbench is partnering with UGSI Solutions to recruit for this position. We will evaluate applicants relative to the requirements. Additionally, we will use an assessment and video interview to assess job fit and qualifications. UGSI Solutions will contact only those applicants who best meet the criteria for an interview. Wonderbench will retain your application materials and may contact you regarding future opportunities.


UGSI Solutions, Inc. (“UGSI”), through its operating subsidiaries, is an industry leader in water-related technologies and infrastructure; with a particular emphasis in the chemical feed and disinfection areas of water and wastewater treatment. To learn more, visit


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