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Career Opportunity with Dynasafe - Automation Engineers

Dynasafe invents and manufactures technologies that address some of the world’s most critical challenges associated with munitions disposal, public safety and security. With over 25 years of experience and excellence in engineering capability, we are uniquely positioned to deliver the technologies to find, transport and neutralize all types of explosive hazards. Dynasafe provides Demilitarization systems, off-gas cleaning systems as well as gas-tight and vented explosive containment chambers.
Our growing company needs two experienced and resourceful Automation Engineers.
Position: Automation Engineer
Entity: Dynasafe US LLC
FLSA Status: Exempt
Candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
Reports to SDC automation lead
Role Overview
The AE position will report to the Automation Supervisor/Lead. The purpose of the position is to provide automation support needed for safe, compliant operations of control systems. The AE is to be proficient with the Siemens control system, PLCs, associated HMI, and associated code. The AE is to address emergent issues, compliant with required processes and standards.
As a condition of employment, candidates must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Regulations. Also requires the ability to wear an air purifying respirator for escape purposes.
  • Performs/Supports DCS Programming Automation tasks.
  • Troubleshoots automation issues to support operations.
  • Prepares 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 interprets and applies codes & standards and contract requirements, for the preparation of Automation engineering design documents, specifications, and system descriptions related to automation team tasks.
  • Reviews, prepares, and/or checks engineering drawings and calculations, including field and design documents relating to the discipline.
  • Performs special tasks and consultation to co-workers and team as necessary to support the supervisor.

Job Requirements:


Minimum Job Qualifications


  • 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.
  • 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, single lines, 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.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 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, minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience in relevant types of automation work (e.g. systems startup, field engineering, plant operations)
  • Candidate must be able to acquire and maintain a security clearance required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety).


Physical Demands:
Work Environment:
The primary work environment is an office; however, work may also be performed at a at a construction/operating site or customer facilities. Position requires employee to effectively use a computer at a workstation for extended periods of time and to accommodate potentially frequent interruptions. The work location will be the Dynasafe office in Pueblo Colorado.
This is a long-term assignment. Initially, positions are on a 4-10 hour per day schedule weekly. Once shift operations begin, the positions will switch to a DuPont Shift Schedule (12 hours on at a time, rotating day and night shifts).
This document is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of this position, and will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business needs.
To apply for this employment opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter to