Controls Engineer Internship (Summer 2023)

Dolese Brothers Concrete

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Oklahoma City, OK

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

The Dolese Promise is built on a foundation of integrity driven by our passion for quality, safety, and reliability. We are one of Oklahoma's most respected employee-owned companies because of our people and our values. We strongly believe in positively impacting our communities through our products, our actions, and our financial support.

Being a part of the Dolese team affords a unique opportunity to join an organization that rewards its owners through profit sharing. Our employees are one of our most important resources, which is why we promise to deliver.

Dolese Delivers:

  • Stable Foundation
  • Treat with Respect
  • Safe Environments
  • Employee Focus


The Controls Engineering Intern will be based out of Dolese’s corporate office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and will assist the Engineering team in multiple tasks including automating processes and infrastructure. This position will stabilize testing processes, troubleshoot equipment, design effective systems that interact with client-side functionality, and test plans for large-scale projects.

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  • Design, evaluate, and develop automated industrial systems
  • Plan, schedule, and lead a wide number of SCADA and automation projects and changes
  • Manage capital expenditure projects in an effective manner
  • Develop and deploy automation both locally and remotely
  • Create efficient automation strategies for connecting and troubleshooting different equipment
  • Provide support for system software specific to data collection, alarming, and data presentation
  • Direct and coordinate the work of employees in troubleshooting and repair activities
  • Analyze incoming data patterns from various devices on a regular basis for possible anomalies
  • Create technical application design documents
  • Manipulate PLC data into data keys for the purpose of plant dashboard creation
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to test and improve efficiency of systems
  • Document technical information for varying audiences
  • Cross train on other operational technologies supported in the Engineering department
  • Comply with all safety and environmental rules, regulations, and procedures as set forth by company policies and MSHA
  • Regular attendance at the worksite or assigned work location
  • Other duties as assigned


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required; STEM field of study preferred
  • 0-2years of experience in programming or automation required
  • Experience with ladder logic
  • Experience with Rockwell Automation software products including Studio5000 and RSLogix5000 preferred
  • Experience commissioning (e.g. I/O checkout, performance tuning, etc.) and troubleshooting (e.g. root cause failure analysis and correction)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to write ladder logic and make live changes
  • Ability to work with rapidly evolving technologies and control systems
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of common PLC and HMI configuration and data management practices
  • Familiarity with various sensors used in an automated facility including temperature sensors, belt scales, level sensors, metal detectors, moisture probes, proximity sensors, etc.
  • Ability to work on, but not limited to, hardware with voltages of 120VAC and 24VDC
  • Knowledge of motor protection circuits and their components such as breakers, contactors, auxiliary contacts, and overloads
  • Excellent communication, observation, and reading comprehension skills
  • Elevated working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Good driving and safety record
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as required


  • Lift objects repeatedly of various dimensions and up to 75 lbs. of weight
  • Ability to repeatedly climb stairs and climb ladders
  • Ability to repeatedly balance, bend from the trunk, crawl, kneel, push and pull objects
  • Ability to tolerate working in all environmental temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ability to repeatedly reach, squat, and tolerate prolonged standing/walking/sitting
  • Ability to repeatedly walk on uneven surfaces

EEO Statement:

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, marital or protected veteran status. Dolese provides 'reasonable accommodations' to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application process please contact the Human Resources Director.