Automation Engineer

June 24, 2021

Three SDC demil systems in Pueblo Colorado

Dynasafe is looking for a skilled automation engineer who wants to grow their skills and develop their career to join our innovative team on our demil project in Pueblo, Colorado.

Responsibilities of the Automation Engineer will include:

  • Providing automation support needed for safe, compliant operations of control systems
  • Demonstrating proficiency with the Siemens control system, PLCs, associated HMI, and associated code

Key Work Tasks:

  • Address emergent issues, compliant with required processes and standards
  • Perform/Support DCS Programming Automation tasks
  • Troubleshoot automation issues to support operations
  • Prepare automation engineering deliverables with oversight from supervisor (e.g., temporary modifications, design change documentation)
  • Interface with other disciplines, new and retrofit engineering design, submittals, attend meetings, coordination with suppliers, operations, and maintenance support
  • Properly interpret and apply codes & standards and contract requirements, for the preparation of Automation engineering design documents, specifications, and system descriptions related to the automation team tasks
  • Review, prepare, and/or check engineering drawings and calculations, including field and design documents relating to the discipline
  • Perform special tasks and consult with co-workers and team as necessary to support the supervisor

Required Profile:

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Computer, Electro-Mech, or Software engineering from an accredited institution with 3 years of related experience
  • In lieu of a degree, a minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience in relevant types of automation work (e.g. systems startup, field engineering, plant operations)
  • Must be a US Citizen. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety)
  • DCS/PLC configurations experience along with experience integrating PLCs into a DCS system
  • Must be able to obtain a DODI 8570.01-M IAT I, II, or Ill certification within 6 months of employment
  • Ability to pass pre-employment testing

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Field experience in supporting an industrial plant
  • Knowledge of typical industry electrical, instrumentation, and mechanical equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings/documents (e.g. P&IDs, singlelines, logics)
  • Equipment/system troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge with industry-wide Microsoft development tools, such as Visual Basic, C++, VB.NET, ASP.NET, and database systems, such as Access, Oracle, and SOL Server
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory guides, codes, and standards
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication, planning, and organizational skills
  • Must be physically fit and able to work safely at a construction/operating site
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs, VISIO, and other common computer programs.

Pay: $80,000.00 – $95,000.00 per year
The salary advertised is negotiable. 

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