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Senior Automation Engineer

Company: Selectek
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Selectek has an immediate need for a Senior Automation Engineer in the metro Birmingham area. This is a full-time opportunity with an estimated salary of $110,000 - $120,000.
Position may start as contract to direct, expected to be permanent within 6 months. You will be paid hourly and eligible for OT pay.

Able to utilize your technical electrical design and programming expertise to create custom industrial automation systems
Conduct the electrical/hydraulic pneumatic design, peripheral device programming, machine PLC programming, coordinate the machine debug, power-up and machine validation with the appropriate build and electrical teams
Design, implement, and document controls systems (electrical, software, pneumatic, hydraulic) for various types of automated equipment
Travel to customer sites for installation and startup of equipment
Ensure that equipment is designed and programmed to customer build specifications using standard techniques and approach
Responsible for project deliverables as it relates to performance, timing, and cost

Required (at least 5-10 years of experience):

Allen Bradley & Siemens PLC programming, configuring, commissioning, troubleshooting
Fanuc, ABB and/ OR KUKA Robot commissioning, configuring, programming
Legacy and current technologies control systems
Process control design, development, and troubleshooting
Networking configuration including - EtherNet/IP, ControlNet, and DeviceNet, Profibus, Profinet
HMI programming and design
WonderWare Intouch / App Server / System Platform, FT View SE or ME
Safety PLC set up / Safety devices (Light curtains, area scanner) commissioning, configuration
Servo Controls set up, configuration, programming
Vision systems (Inspection systems, lasers, 3D, ultrasonic) - Cognex, Keyence, Banner, Turk, Omron
Bar code readers / scanners
Rockwell, motion control, coordinated drives, and safety IO
Machine commissioning, and troubleshooting skills
Servo/Inverter applications - coordinated drives
Generate architecture, network, electrical and safety plans


I/O Configuration experience, able to do commissioning side of controls projects.
Understand how Robots, PLC, Safety all come together
Omron, Mitsubishi plus but not required.

Job order details: Engineer will be working "locally" to the main office in the Birmingham area. Most of their travel is in the SE, primarily in AL. They are looking for a mentor-type Engineer, someone who has been in the field doing system integration. This client would like someone who can teach some of the more entry level engineers. 60% of their projects will involve Automotive clients and other 40% is a variety of manufacturing companies.
Sponsorship: No
Pay range: $52/hour - $60/hour + OT, paid expenses when traveling
Term of assignment: 6-month contract to direct OR Direct if necessary
Pay method when direct: Salary
Hours and shift: Monday - Friday day shift
Work from home/remote: No
Overtime expected: 5-10 Hours per week
Travel: Yes. 30-40% but mainly local to office (AL)
Work attire: Business Casual
Does the client require a background check/drug test? Yes
Does the client require a Covid vaccination? No
Please contact Lizzie Johns at 470-203-0754 or to see if you qualify for this opportunity.

Keywords: Selectek, Birmingham , Senior Automation Engineer, Engineering , Birmingham, Alabama

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