Automation Engineer

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As an Automation Engineer I your role will be to execute, control, and deliver modifications to control systems.  This position will be responsible for assisting in moving projects from start to finish, and work as a team player to help achieve success.  Consistently communicate with clients to ensure projects are being completed in a timely and accurate manner. Apply continuous improvement and lessons learned to improve future results.  The automation engineer will spend much of their time working with DCS or PLC programs and supporting our clients with process plant operations.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below 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.

·         Demonstrates a basic knowledge in process controls including understanding the process, ability to identify the parameters and understand and identify the process variables and hazards.

·         Capable of understanding P&ID and instrumentation/control equipment in an industrial environment.

·         Demonstrates a basic knowledge of the control methods, analog and discrete and the critical components to developing sustainable control algorithms.

·         Capable of implementing control methodology in DCS, PLC, or HMI platforms with a basic understanding of the programming language.

·         Knowledgeable of control system architecture including hardware, software, instrumentation, and networking equipment.

·         Basic understanding of analog advanced controls.

·         Demonstrates experience in industrial environment with loop checking, startup, troubleshooting and commissioning support.

·         Demonstrates knowledge in control panels through ability to read drawings and understand panel functionality.

To apply for this job email your details to kayla.dannenbring@directcompanies.com