Controls and Automation Engineer
3500 Colannade Parkway BIRMINGHAM, AL 35243
The Control Specialist/Automation Programmer participates in all steps leading to the completion of a project from the concept, the programming, the installation and the troubleshooting of the automated systems.
§ Participates in defining projects
§ Analyze, develop, program and test process control systems at the office.
§ Prepare the start-ups of systems at the clients’ mills.
§ Generate a progress report on projects, installations under way and service.
§ Create and update documentation of existing systems.
§ Carry out all other related duties.
§ Bachelor or college degree in electrical engineering or industrial automation or equivalent.
§ Minimum of 10 years’ experience in automation.
§ Experience in PLC Ladder, Structured Text and Grafcet programming.
§ Experience in Motion Control, servodrive and servovalve hydraulics.
Good knowledge of Allen Bradley RSLogix 5, 500, 5000 and FactoryTalk softwares.
§ Knowledge of Allen Bradley equipments: PLC5, SLC500, CompactLogix, ControlLogix, PanelView, VFD PowerFlex and Servo Drive Kinetix.
Knowledge of PLC networks: RIO, Control Net, Device Net, Ethernet IP.
Knowledge of Delta motion.
Working knowledge of French will be considered an asset.
§ Self-starter, team player, works well with others and has a positive attitude.
§ Creative thinker, results oriented, focused, and attentive to detail and accuracy.
§ Able to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
§ Sharp, quick, dedicated and innovative problem solver.
§ Able to handle pressure during installations.
§ Communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
§ Local and international travel between 50% to 70% of the time
§ Candidate must be based in Southern USA