Sr. Automation Engineer

Location: Remote

Job Requirements

Responsibilities include design, development, and implementation of PLC/HMI based control and automation systems for various customers. Candidates must possess the skills to manage and implement industrial projects from design through commissioning using current technology.

The team members must possess the appropriate training or experience programming automation systems and must be able to quickly understand complex technical solutions. They must have excellent PLC (Rockwell/ Siemens preferred) programming skills or a strong background with DCS platforms, such as DeltaV, Foxboro/ Schneider, or Honeywell. They must also have strong HMI programming skills in either the Rockwell RSView platform or Ignition. Knowledge of other automation platforms, including offerings from Wonderware, GE, etc. is preferred.

Applicable candidates should have experience in standard project management practices, including project scope, budget, goals, technical and functional requirements. Scope and budget balance with customer needs and expectations from design through commissioning and long-term support. Candidates should be able to complete projects without help from others but may also be responsible for managing multiple projects, vendors, customer relationships and larger teams. They may also be responsible for developing the technical skills of junior engineers.

The position will include customer and vendor interaction at a functional and technical level, candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidate may also be responsible for developing the technical skills of junior engineers and managing senior engineers.

The new team member should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development. If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company.

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

Participate in estimating and proposal phase of major projects including research and analysis based on customer proposals, specifications or other information to assist in pre-project planning.

Design automation systems based on partner or customer provided control descriptions, joint-design sessions with partners or customers, analysis of existing operations or other means to develop functional design.

Develop well-documented and flexible PLC code in a standard programming language from blank sheet state.

Design and develop HMIs that are professional looking and clean, with a simple and common navigation structure.

Work with other team members, partners or customers as needed to oversee or share design and development responsibilities to deliver successful projects, often working on multiple projects at one time.

Develop solutions to support testing and commissioning activities as required by customers and partners.

Provide on-site commissioning support and customer training as required, including the supervision of other team members and partners.