Position Type: Direct Placement
Title: Automation Systems Engineer
Pay Range: Open – Negotiable
The Automation Systems Engineer will be responsible for the automation system design, including functional, physical and electrical components in accordance with customer requirements.
Designs will include electrical schematics of control consoles, remote I/O enclosures, generator controls, interconnect diagrams, functional diagrams, PLC programming, component configuration, technical manuals and test procedures.
The Automation Systems Engineer will be expected to be a subject matter expert and be able to guide/mentor junior level engineers on staff.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited university or college (Master’s level or higher preferred).
Preferred familiarity with Regulatory bodies such as ABS, USCG, DNV, NEC, etc.
Preferred knowledge of IEEE 45.
Experience programming PLCs (5+ years with Siemens, Rockwell, etc.)
Experience designing HMI screens (5+ years with Wonderware, WinCC, FactoryTalk, etc.)
Knowledge of software configuration control.
Experience with design of electrical schematics of control circuits and interconnect diagrams.
Ability to specify cable types for our scope of supply to our customers.
Experience using AutoCad.
5+ years of Automation Systems (shipboard preferred) experience Key.
Program PLCs to meet customer functional specifications while in accordance with industry standards such as IEC 61131.
Develop HMI screens to meet customer design specifications and review cycles.
Develop testing procedures for automation systems.
Perform factory acceptance testing with customer and regulatory body in attendance.
Work with QA, Production personnel, and Field Technicians concerning automation systems.
Ability to work with suppliers on function of system for components selection.
Interpret customer specifications and drawings as they apply to our scope of supply.
Support Business Development with technical input and review into proposals for potential new business.
Interface with customers, sales, and field installation services personnel.