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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 4665
Title: Automation Engineer
Job Location: San Diego, California - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $115,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: (2) Large Bonuses
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
No Sponsorship
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Number #1 Consultant to Food & Beverage Industry

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Summary and Essential Functions

The Automation Engineer will participate in the design and implementation of process strategies as part of our engineering team. Candidates need to possess a fundamental understanding of design process control systems and strategies. This position is client facing and a successful candidate will be a professional, self-motivated, and energetic individual with excellent communication and inter-personal skills.

  • Design and troubleshoot both software and hardware necessary for control systems utilizing PLCs and DCS/SCADA components, e.g. historian, batching, enterprise visualization products, etc.
  • Design, diagnose, and troubleshoot network infrastructures – Ethernet, DeviceNet, AS-i, Profibus etc.
  • Design, specify, wire, and procure control panel equipment, e.g. safety circuits, I/O, networks, etc.
  • Design, specify, and procure electrical equipment, e.g. MCCs, panelboards, transformers, etc.
  • Specify, procure, configure and troubleshoot controls hardware and field instrumentation
  • Develop bid documentation for electrical, automation, and low voltage (network, security) vendors
  • Interface and manage installation contractors during construction

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience required
  • Candidates without a minimum of a bachelor’s degree will not be considered.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and AutoCAD (electrical schematics, layout/building drawings, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley/Rockwell, Siemens, GE, Wonderware, Honeywell Systems
  • Familiarity with database programming skills a plus
  • Spanish or Portuguese language skills are a plus, but not required

Travel Requirements

Travel to client construction sites will be required of this position. Candidates should expect overnight travel not less than 25% of the year.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience required
  • Candidates without a minimum of a bachelor’s degree will not be considered.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and AutoCAD (electrical schematics, layout/building drawings, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Allen Bradley/Rockwell, Siemens, GE, Wonderware, Honeywell Systems
  • Familiarity with database programming skills a plus
  • Spanish or Portuguese language skills are a plus, but not required

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree