The Controls and Automation Engineer performs the programming, configuration and testing of automation-related systems and equipment including process control to meet system requirements, on time and under budget.
Duties & Responsibilities
Programs, configures, installs, tests, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs process control PLCs and HMI hardware, software and related control system equipment and software.
Designs, develops, programs and tests new and modified PLC control logic and HMI displays prior to field installation.
Recommends improvements to control logic to address performance issues, changes to standards when needed. Proactively identifies beneficial process improvements to improve equipment operation.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or Computer Engineering or other engineering related field of study.
More than one (1) year of PLC and HMI programming experience. (ex. AB, Wonderware, Seimens, Schneider, Proface).
More than one (1) year of experience networking. (ex. Devicenet, Profibus, Profinet, Modbus, ASI, Ethernet)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Design/Drafting (AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical)
Field Installation / Start-up
Motor Drive Configuration
Panel Layout / Design
Safety/Hazardous Lockout Design
George Koch Sons is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetics, physical or mental disability, or other protected characteristic.