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Automation Specialist-Electrical

Automation Specialist-Electrical

Job Description


The Automation Specialist is responsible for designing, detailing, and implementing automated process and production equipment.  This person will be responsible for working in cross-functional teams that develop and start-up electrical, automation and control projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Strong technical programming and design background in RSLogix 5000 and market leader HMI packages.
  • Comprehensive understanding of PID loops, valves, and motor control.
  • Comprehensive understanding of process instrumentation.
  • Strong abilities in startup and troubleshooting of PLC control systems and instrumentation loops.  Markup control schematics and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Must be able to design and troubleshoot a broad range of electrical, control, and instrumentation systems using systemic, methodical, and practical approaches.
  • Strong onsite startup performance and abilities including multi discipline troubleshooting.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively in both multi-disciplined team environments and alone both in office and at client project sites.
  • Demonstrated background working in startup environments.


Job Requirements

Overtime and some weekend work will be required.

Travel is required on project startups.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum Electronics or Electrical Associates Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in automation programming and startup of PLC and HMI based automated systems.
  • Gas, Oil, or Water related experience an asset.

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Comprehensive Medical, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance and 401K
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Design, Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric, Computer Hardware, Oil Refining - Petroleum - Drilling
Required Travel Not Specified
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Automation Specialist-Electrical


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