Overview

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Industrial Automation Engineer will report to either the Installation Supervisor, Team Leader, or Operations Manager, and will be responsible for supporting our Project Managers with creating, installing, and commissioning of PLC/HMI based systems as well as network and device integration work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Industrial Automation Engineer will report to either the Installation Supervisor, Team Leader, or Operations Manager, and will be responsible for supporting our Project Managers with creating, installing, and commissioning of PLC/HMI based systems as well as network and device integration work.

Project start up, program, and commission new PLC/HMI control systems, service, and maintenance of existing installations – fault diagnoses, hardware repairs, and programming bug fixes and alterations.

Provide technical support on company sponsored products to customers and other company technicians.

Diagnose and resolve technical problems on jobs and provide appropriate reports to project management.

Attend project turnover meeting with project manager to gain knowledge of project estimate and scope.

Organize and maintain control submittal project redlines and submit to design engineer at project end for as built drawing creation.

Participate in jobsite final walk-throughs, complete job closeout documentation, provide customer training.

Work with other technicians to develop and share technical solutions.

Actively participate in technician training to maintain technical expertise on new products, tools, and integration through continuing education initiatives

Accurate daily time and equipment reporting

QUALIFICATIONS:

3 years of experience with PLC’s, preferably Allen Bradley or Schneider

At least one PLC software (i.e. Rockwell RSLogix or Modicon Unity Pro)

At least one HMI software (i.e. Rockwell FactoryTalk or Wonderware InTouch)

Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.

Knowledge of common Windows Office applications

Knowledge of Microsoft SQL or other database applications preferred but not required.

Knowledge of Ethernet and serial network communication formats and hardware configurations

Understanding of basic process controls (i.e. PID control loops, motor control, commissioning of digital and analog measurement devices)

SCHEDULE/WORK-SITE: On-site (Kansas City, MO area); 7am – 3:30pm, Mon – Fri; no travel required.

BENEFITS OFFERED: They are a 100% employee-owned company! The Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is part of their retirement resources for non-union employees. Through the ESOP, their non-union team members have an ownership stake in the company. After one year of service and at least 1,000 hours worked in 12 consecutive months, team members will enter their ESOP and be eligible to receive company stock. They offer these additional benefits:

401(k) retirement plan

Health care, dental and vision coverage

Flexible Spending Account

Company paid life insurance with an option for voluntary purchases.

Disability coverage

Paid time off

Paid bereavement leave, holidays and jury duty

Free access to a financial planner

Wellness activities

Employee Assistance Plan

Tuition reimbursement plan

Variety of paid training opportunities

AFLAC plans