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Controls + Automation Specialist II

Company: Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Hargrove Engineers + Constructors is seeking an experienced Controls and Automation Specialist to join our Birmingham, AL Team. Candidates need to have experienced in Discrete Manufacturing.Education:Associate of Science degree in Electronics Technology, Information Technology, or related field is highly preferred or may be required.Certification:Master Electrician, ISA, Microsoft, and/or Cisco Certification is preferred.Experience: This position requires 5 to 8 years of relevant industrial experience in controls and automation.Job Summary: Generally responsible for performing complete design of assignments using practical knowledge and design methods with regard to implementation of DCS/PLC/HMI/SIS systems. Work at this level requires progressive experience in process controls, automation, and/or instrumentation design and involves utilization of project controls for cost, schedule, and quality of projects. This work will be performed under general supervision.Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:Familiarity with project scope, specifications, and design criteria upon assignment to a project task team.Recognizing and communicating scope and design changes promptly.Providing on-site assistance during startup. Providing on-call coverage to clients as required.Provide technical guidance to less experienced personnel in the department.Coordinating work activities with teammates and the discipline lead.Producing control system and electrical installation specifications with engineering review and approval.Complete understanding of the skills and experience required to perform design functions.Consulting with design leaders from other disciplines in proportion to their technical skills and experience with follow up support to ensure efficient progress and quality.Performing fieldwork necessary to gather field data, check tie-ins, and provide construction support.Ability to understand and implement the current version of ISA S88 programming standards.Ability to understand and implement the current version of IEC 61131 programming languages and standards.Ability to understand and implement the current version of ISA S84 programming standards.Ability to understand and implement the current version of OSHA 1910.119 Management of Change.Experience with one or more of the following systems:DCSHoneywell TDC2000/TDC3000Honeywell ExperionEmerson DeltaVYokogawa Centum 3000Yokogawa Centum VPABB 800xASiemens PCS 7Foxboro PLCAllen Bradley Control LogixAllen Bradley PLC 5Allen Bradley SLC 500Allen Bradley Micro LogixAllen Bradley Compact LogixSiemens S7-400Siemens S7-300Siemens S7-1200Siemens S7-1500Modicon PLC’sGE PLC’sHMIRockwell Automation FactoryTalk View SERockwell Automation FactoryTalk View MEWonderwareGE iFixSISTriconexYokogawa ProSafeHoneywell FSC and Safety ManagerDeltaV SISRockwell AAdvanceAllen Bradley GuardLogixHIMATriplexQuadlogAbility to create accurate controls hardware installation documents from the information found on vendor equipment drawings.Ability to read and interpret PFD’s, P&ID’s, and instrument loop sheets.Working knowledge of TCP/IP networking protocols, media (twisted pair, coaxial, fiber optic, wireless, etc.), and equipment.Ability to troubleshoot I/O problems in the field using a multimeter.Ability to troubleshoot software problems in the field.Ability to troubleshoot networking problems in the field using common isolation techniques.Knowledge and application of at least one of the following in support of control system installation:Microsoft Windows ClientMicrosoft Server Operating SystemsUNIXLinuxVMS Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.Good communication skills, both verbal and written.Ability to accurately estimate completion of assigned tasks.Ability to develop control system installation specifications with engineering review and approval.Ability to determine construction material quantities.Developing design criteria and scope of work.Forecasting hours to complete professional services.Excellent virtual team skills and cross divisional relationships.Preferred Skills: Experience with creating, using, and deploying Virtual Machines.Experience with Network Security.Knowledge of Modbus protocols (Serial and TCP).Knowledge of Ethernet and LAN/WAN systems such as Cisco switches and routers.Basic understanding of CAD software, either AutoCAD or Microstation.Familiarity with the current version of the National Electrical Code (NEC).Knowledge and application of the current version of the NFPA 497 and 499 and NEC 500 and 505 guidelines for hazardous area classifications.Working knowledge of the current version of NFPA 70E, 85, and 86.Knowledge and application of NEC, IEC & CENELEC hazard rated equipment.Knowledge and application of the current version of NEMA 250 enclosure standards and IEC 60529 Ingress Protection rating standards.

Keywords: Hargrove Engineers + Constructors, Birmingham , Controls + Automation Specialist II, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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