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(Archived) Automation Engineer

Last Updated: 11/11/23

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Automation Engineer

This is an exceptional opportunity to work with a nationwide Oil&Gas Services company in Sugar Land, Texas

Job Description:
Pay Rate: $95k - $105K/year depending on experience with full benefits (401K, PTO, Medical, Dental etc.)
Hours: 8am - 5pm

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor of Science or Master of Science or Engineering with software experience or education.
Minimum 3 years of relevant industry experience.
Experience with PLC and Human-Machine Interfaces programming (Rockwell/Siemens/Ignition preferred).
Experience with motion control systems using variable-frequency drives and servos. (Yaskawa/Powerflex/Kinetix/Sinamics preferred).
Experience in industrial communication protocols – OPC UA, Modbus TCP/RTU, Profibus/Profinet, Ethernet/IP, etc.

Preferred qualifications:
Proficiency in at least one general purpose language (Python, C, C++, JavaScript, C#, Java, etc.)
Proficiency in reading detailed electrical schematics.
General understanding of web technologies (API, database, server, etc.)
Experience working independently in a large software setting.
Excellent communication skills, with proven record of technical mentoring and technical writing.
Expertise in industry standards for automation.

General skills:
Possesses a high degree of initiative.
Adaptable and willing to learn new technologies.
Keeps abreast of key developments in relevant technologies and existing standards.
Able to work under pressure.
Excellent oral, written communication, and interpersonal skills.
Practices effective listening techniques.
Able to work independently or as part of a team.
Effectively analyzes and solves problems with attention to the root cause.

Create intuitive human-machine interfaces using Ignition, FactoryTalk ME and Siemens WinCC
Program and debug ladder logic and structure text code on multiple PLC platforms (Allen-Bradley MicroLogix/CompactLogix/ControlLogix, Siemens Step 7 and Beckhoff TwinCAT).
Set up and tune VFDs and servo drives for smooth operations.
Design and implement Manufacturing Execution Systems MES)/Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) according to ISA 95/IEC 62264 standard.
Collaborate with process experts to design and implement process control systems in continuous manufacturing environment.
Manage and support automation projects that involve cross functional teams such as manufacturing, sustaining and IT teams.
Support senior technical team in the creation of a technical roadmap for manufacturing.

Note that if you get hired you must undergo a background check, a driving records check and a drug screening

Company Details

Miami, Florida, United States
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