FieldAutomationEngineer

MCCALLA, AL 35111

Post Date: 05/28/2018 Job ID: 2254107 Industry: Manufacturing Engineer

Our customer in the McCalla, Alabama area is currently seeking a Electrical Automation Engineer to join their team on a long term, direct hire basis.

Job Duties:
• Responsible for designing, implementing and commissioning various industrial automation systems to include:
o PLC and HMI programming
o Control panel design
o Process and application specific troubleshooting
o Project management for industrial automation projects
• Hands-on shop and field service support to lead and/or assist various members of our expanding team to successfully complete projects based on sound engineering practices, customer specifications and expectations.

• AC and/or DC Drives and Motors

• Knowledge of schematic, modeling and controls programming software (i.e. ACAD, ETAP, RSLogix)

• Industrial machinery and automation process experience

• Electrical control panel design and layout

• Communication protocols and instrumentation networks

• Knowledge of relevant standards IEC, API, NFPA, ISA, CSA, MSHA
• 50% Desk work, 50% Field work
• Write new programs, convert programs, and make upgrades to current programs
• Heavily customer facing, and customer focused
• 50% travel within a 4-hour perimeter (company truck provided): **Travel Note: We thrive as an Electrical Engineering company rooted in engineering fundamentals. This allows us to confidently commit to the successful completion of most any electrical or construction project our customers require. Because of this, our company focuses on delivering exceptional engineering to repeat customers within only a few hours driving time from the Birmingham, AL area. Travel for us is currently defined as not spending the day at the McCalla office with customer locations most commonly within 0-4 hours from the Birmingham, AL area.
• This position is a growth opportunity to build upon existing skills and to maximize the returns on the applicants engineering abilities based solely on their motivation to successfully complete projects in a supportive and rewarding environment.
• Benefits: Family Medical, Paid Holidays, IRA, Co. Vehicle, Travel Expenses, Overtime, and Bonuses


Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program (preferably Electrical or Mechanical)
• Proven leadership abilities
• Solid fundamental Electrical Engineering knowledge to support troubleshooting initiatives
• 3- 5+ years relevant experience for a Senior level position

• 4 years relevant experience
• Creative problem solving with a customer-based perspective
• Excellent writing, presentation, and verbal skills
• PLC & HMI Programming (Rockwell, Siemens, GE, Omron, or others)
• Vision, Sensors and Robotic Systems
• Industrial Ethernet/IP & Profinet Communications and Network Design
• Knowledge of schematic, controls programming software (ACADE, Studio5000, TIA Portal)
• Industrial machinery and automation process experience
• Electrical control panel design
• Knowledge of relevant electrical standards (NEC, UL)


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