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Controls and Automation Engineer


Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Automation and Control Design Job Number: 1053

Job Description

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.

Required Skills

§ 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.

Professional Qualities

§ 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

Job Requirements

automation, programming, maintenance

Additional Information

Automation Technical Services is an EEOC compliant employer and follows all applicable Federal and State employment laws. APSTechnicalServices Additional Jobs at

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