Automation & Controls Engineer - SCADA

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American Water Published: January 4, 2016

<p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">We have 2 positions available .  They are located in Kokomo and Gary.</span></strong></p>
<p>The Automation and Controls Engineer is responsible for the design, integration, configuration, maintenance, security, and commissioning of process control and monitoring equipment and systems related to water treatment and distribution and wastewater treatment and collection facilities located in Kokomo, Indiana.<br />
This position will require you to work in the field, within the treatment and distribution facilities, as well as in an office environment. The Automation and Controls Engineer will also have the responsibility of educating company employees on the process control systems; ensuring compliance to American Water process control standards and practices; applying new technologies, as well as process control system project management. In addition The The Automation and Controls Engineer will perform quality assurance checks of process control systems as required.<br />
<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Other key responsibilities include</span>:<br />
–Perform software upgrades, add new facilities and replacement hardware and software.</p>
<p>–Troubleshoot and resolve control system issues.</p>
<p>–Make recommendations to change standards and methods to improve processes and results.<br />
<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Required knowledge for this role include</span>:</p>
<p>–Strong knowledge of P&amp;IDs, control elementary drawings, ISA instrument specifications, loop diagrams, project management and application development methodologies and tools.</p>
<p>–Working knowledge of industrial control system platforms including PLC/DCS/HMI programming, design and configuration. (Allen Bradley)<br />
Knowledge of process computers and date collection methods.</p>
<p>–Understanding of PC Networking technology, telemetry methods and historical archiving databases.</p>
<p>–Knowledge of business applications, MS Office products and productivity tools (e.g. MS Work, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes)<br />
<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Experience Required:</span><br />
–4+ years in the design, configuration, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of Process Control Systems (SCADA and DCS).</p>
<p>–Experience in all phases of project implementation: design generations, system integration, documentation, project start-up and commissioning.</p>
<p>–Experience with data communications systems, protocols, wired and wireless network systems and radio telemetry.</p>
<p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Education:</span></p>
<p>–Bachelor's degree in Engineering.<br />
Additional experience and/or certifications may be substituted for formal education.<br />
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