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Industrial Controls Specialist

Redding, California


Department: Biogas Processing Plant Team

Position Title: Industrial Controls Specialist

Supervisor: Product Manager

Compensation: Hourly, Commensurate to Skills and Experience

Hours: Full-time: Monday -Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm


  • Two weeks paid vacation.

  • Eight paid holidays.

  • ICHRA Health Insurance Reimbursement.

  • Other benefits accrue over the first 3-24 months, including additional paid vacation, no-cost primary medical care membership, 401k, 401k matching, and quarterly profit sharing.

Place of Work: Corporate Headquarters, 1730 South Street, Redding, CA 96001

Position Description:

The Controls Specialist will be responsible for the PLC and SCADA programming of a new line of biogas handling equipment, developed by Maas Energy Works. The Controls Specialist will be integrating many different compressors, chillers, sensors, sub-units, valves, gas analyzers, and other equipment that will together make up the overall biogas handling system. The Controls Specialist will work with the Product Manager, Engineering Team, PLC Vendor, and other stakeholders in order to manage the programming and development of the biogas handling equipment. The Controls Specialist should have experience programming Allen Bradley PLC’s and be able to learn Ignition SCADA.


  • Design control systems to minimize costs and production issues

  • Develop design and production standards in cooperation with management and user personnel

  • Prepare material and equipment lists, purchase orders, cost analyses and estimated production costs

  • Design the layout of facilities and determine personnel requirements

  • Train staff for new processes and provide instructions and manuals

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proven work experience as an Industrial Engineer or similar role

  • Advanced knowledge of production machinery, processes and standards

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication and presentation abilities

  • Troubleshooting expertise and attention to detail

  • Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field preferred

  • Must be proficient in English

Please email résumé and references to Maas Energy Works at

Maas Energy Works is the leading developer and operator of on-farm, waste-to-energy

systems in the United States. The Company designs, develops, constructs, and operates biogas renewable energy generation systems, primarily on dairy farms. Our projects include anaerobic digesters, biogas-powered electric generation, renewable natural gas upgrading.

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