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Process Controls / Automation Engineer
Company  : Significant Leader in the Area of Industrial Minerals
Location   : Western U.S.
Our client is a significant leader in the area of industrial minerals.  Applications for their products are numerous and growing.  

The Process Control Engineer is responsible for the design, maintenance, and programming of existing and future electrical and automation equipment at the plant.  Interfaces with production, management, staff, engineering (including outside engineering services), quality control, and maintenance departments and contractors to ensure that quality product is produced in an economical and safe manner.  Must be able to work independently and accept responsibility for sophisticated and expensive equipment and work responsibly with potentially hazardous processes and systems.  Maintain safe working conditions and practices to achieve a zero (0) lost time injury record within the area of responsibility.  Perform work duties in accordance with SEQ system procedures.

Process Related:

Work with the engineering and production staff to refine process design and control aspects of new projects.  Lead the use of proper electrical, instrumentation, and process control elements to make quality product with the minimum of manual control and maintenance.  Design systems so quality control information and production reporting data is collected and available in useful formats.
Manage the Process Change Request system.  Maintain the electronic system so process change requests can be initiated by plant personnel, approved by responsible parties and implemented by engineering/process control personnel.  

System Maintenance:  

Responsible for maintaining reliable system, existing PLC, SCADA, and related hardware along with communications, back ups and software.  Schedule automation system maintenance and verify the availability of spare parts in inventory.  Provide troubleshooting assistance to production and maintenance.  Work closely with hub Automation to maintain Client standards.

Process Computer Systems Troubleshooting & Capital Projects:

Provide assistance to all plant personnel when systems are malfunctioning or when product is out-of-specification. Includes 24-hour a day coverage for PLC, SCADA, and all computer and networking hardware.   Assist RAM Engineering to initiate, estimate, seek financial approval, design, specify, direct engineering effort, supervise construction, manage project costs, commission, check-out, and start up capital projects as required.


Qualifications:    

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or commensurate education and/or experience & two years in engineering.  Key to have familiarity in PLC programming, SCADA programming, databases, visual basic, networking, servers, MS Office, plant electrical systems and instrumentation.  Use of a CAD system preferred.  Electrical testing meters and methods would be beneficial.
In addition, the candidate must have a deep understanding of plant processes from beginning to end, including a thorough understanding of plant electrical and electronic equipment including motor drives, instrumentation and troubleshooting.


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AUTOMATION - INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEER
Company  : Global Leader
Location   : Domestic U.S.
Oversee installation and programming of PLC systems and networking. Oversee maintenance and installation of analog and digital equipment. Assist in the design of HMI systems. In addition, maintains tests and troubleshooting of industrial controls and automation equipment, machinery, and associated electrical and electronic controls.

•    Installs and commissions Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) systems.
•    Designs and configures interface displays on Distributor Control Systems (DCS).
•    Capable of writing and understanding programs with advanced PLC instructions such as PID, function blocks, advanced math, etc.
•    Performs screen development and modifications for HMI and MMI software’s (RSView, RSStudio, etc.).
•    Capable of programming in RSLogix 5, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, etc.
•    Familiar with variable frequency drives (VFD) and servodrives.
•    Organizes and maintains PLC records and ensures they are backed up and up to date.
•    Changes program documentation to reflect any changes that need to be made.
•    Effectively communicate with all departments on program modifications and changes.
•    Train E&I staff on operation of new equipment and installations.
•    Inspects and tests equipment, electrical control and safety devices for operation and safety.
•    Observes all safety rules, regulations and precautions.
•    Performs other duties as assigned.

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Corporate Electrical Engineer: Multi-Plant & High Visibility
Company  : One of the top producers in the world of a key product that is used in a variety of markets
Location   : Domestic U.S.
Corporate Electrical Engineer: Multi-Plant & High Visibility

Summary:

This role calls for a very experienced electrical engineering professional with a strong background, both in leadership and in relation to technical experience.  This position will lead all aspects of electrical engineering at the client’s plants including plant power and control systems. This includes managing all aspects of site PLC/HMI systems to control all processes and provide data required for management of the plants.  In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the operational integrity and regulatory compliance of the plant’s electrical systems and electrical maintenance programs & will support the Engineering Manager in preparing annual capital budgets.

Additional Details

Electrical Engineering:

Lead all aspects of electrical engineering at the Plants including plant power and control systems. Responsible for plant project engineering and management.

•    Responsible for ensuring the operational integrity and regulatory compliance of the  
      plant’s electrical systems and electrical maintenance programs.
•    Maintains electrical data, documentation, and drawings.
•    Implement electrical engineering solutions to solve problems and contribute to the
      company’s Operational Excellence.
•    Manages all aspects of long-term plant power supply needs and strategies.
•    Establish electrical standards and implement the management systems to maintain
      those standards.
•    Design for electrical and control components of engineering projects
•    Take the lead in the diagnosis and trouble-shooting of electrical systems.
•    Monitor plant power consumption and related charges, and implement techniques
      and procedures to minimize energy costs.
•    Manage all aspects of site PLC/HMI systems to control all processes and provide
      data required for management of the Plants.
 
Project Engineering:

•    Supports Engineering Manager in preparing annual capital budgets.
•    Prepares and submits capital appropriation requests, including payback and IRR
     calculations.
•    Prepare scopes of work and engineering specifications as part of the RFQ process
•    Develops and manages capital project engineering and construction contracts.
•    Management of construction contractors and verification/quality control of work
     performed
•    Implements construction/installation strategies that coordinate with the Plant’s
      production plans.
•    Actively participates in commissioning of engineering projects.
•    Manages multiple capital projects ensuring that critical path and budget goals are
      met.

Maintenance and Reliability:

•    Identifies opportunities to improve Plant power and control system reliability.
•    Assist maintenance with the troubleshooting of Plant production equipment
•    Ensures the appropriate preventive maintenance programs are in place for electrical
      installations
•    Identifies and coordinates the required electrical training needs to support reliability.
•    As directed by Engineering Manager, works with the Maintenance Department to
      implement process improvements.
•    As directed by Engineering Manager, works closely with the Maintenance  
      Department to support Reliable Asset Management objectives.
•    As directed by Engineering Manager, works with Production Department to set
      standards for Electrical and Control equipment purchases.

Education and Experience:

•    BS in Electrical Engineering from an accredited school is required.
•    Registered Professional Engineering License is a plus
•    At least 5 to 15 years electrical engineering experience
•    Preference given to those with knowledge and experience working with and
      trouble-shooting of: Allen Bradley based PLC control systems for process and
      equipment control as well as associated HMI graphics.
•    Large DC and AC motor drives control systems which utilize power electronics for
      variable speed control
•    Electrical distribution systems ranging from 480V to 138 kV, including substations
     and MCC’s.
•    Fiber optic and Ethernet based communications systems
•    Power factor correction systems
•    Electrical systems in a heavy industrial environment.

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Senior Electrical Engineer
Company  : One of the top producers in the world of a key product that is used in a variety of markets
Location   : Northwest U.S.
Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Lead all aspects of electrical engineering at the Plants including plant power generation and distribution and control systems;
  • Responsible for plant electrical project engineering and management;
  • Responsible for ensuring the operational integrity and regulatory compliance of the plant’s electrical systems and electrical maintenance programs;
  • Implement electrical engineering solutions to solve problems and contribute to the company’s Operational Excellence;
  • Manage all aspects of long-term plant power supply needs and strategies;
  • Establish electrical standards and implement the management systems to maintain those standards;
  • Design for electrical and control components of engineering projects;
  • Take the lead in the diagnosis and trouble-shooting of electrical systems;
  • Monitor plant power consumption and related charges, and implement techniques and procedures to minimize energy costs; and
  • Manage all aspects of site PLC/HMI systems to control all processes and provide data required for management of the Plants.
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Electrical Engineer
Company  : Manufacturing and Processing Industry Leader
Location   : Domestic U.S.
Electrical Engineer

Lead all aspects of electrical engineering at the multiple Plants including plant power and control systems. Responsible for plant project engineering and management.

Responsibilities include:
  • Ensure the operational integrity and regulatory compliance of the plant’s electrical systems and electrical maintenance programs;
  • Maintain electrical data, documentation, and drawings;
  • Implement electrical engineering solutions to solve problems and contribute to the company’s Operational Excellence;
  • Manage all aspects of long-term plant power supply needs and strategies;
  • Establish electrical standards and implement the management systems to maintain those standards;
  • Design for electrical and control components of engineering projects;
  • Take the lead in the diagnosis and trouble-shooting of electrical systems;
  • Monitor plant power consumption and related charges, and implement techniques and procedures to minimize energy costs; and
  • Manage all aspects of site PLC/HMI systems to control all processes and provide data required for management of the Plants.

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Electrical Engineer
Company  : Manufacturing and Processing Industry Leader
Location   : Mid-Atlantic U.S.
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Lead all aspects of electrical engineering at multiple Plants including plant power and control systems. Responsible for plant project engineering and management. Responsibilities include:
Ensure the operational integrity and regulatory compliance of the plant’s electrical systems and electrical maintenance programs;
Maintain electrical data, documentation, and drawings;
Implement electrical engineering solutions to solve problems and contribute to the company’s Operational Excellence;
Manage all aspects of long-term plant power supply needs and strategies;
Establish electrical standards and implement the management systems to maintain those standards;
Design for electrical and control components of engineering projects;
Take the lead in the diagnosis and trouble-shooting of electrical systems;
Monitor plant power consumption and related charges, and implement techniques and procedures to minimize energy costs; and
Manage all aspects of site PLC/HMI systems to control all processes and provide data required for management of the Plants.
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Automation & Controls Engineer
Company  : A Leader in their Areas of Focus for Over 50 Years
Location   : Northeast U.S.
Oversees installation and programming of PLC systems and networking. Oversees maintenance and installation of analog and digital equipment. Assists in the design of HMI systems. In addition, maintains tests and troubleshooting of industrial controls and automation equipment, machinery, and associated electrical and electronic controls.

Responsibilities: 
  • Install and commission Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) systems;
  • Capable of writing and understanding programs with advanced PLC instructions such as PID, function blocks, advanced math, etc.;
  • Perform screen development and modifications for HMI software (RSView, RSStudio, etc.);
  • Capable of programming PLCs;
  • Familiar with variable frequency drives (VFD) and servodrives;
  • Organize and maintain PLC records and ensure they are backed up and up to date;
  • Change program documentation to reflect any changes that need to be made;
  • Effectively communicate with all departments on program modifications and changes;
  • Train E&I staff on operation of new equipment and installations;
  • Inspect and test equipment, controls and safety devices for operation and safety; and
  • Observe all safety rules, regulations and precautions.

Requirements:
  • In depth knowledge of data base structures, DDE and HMI systems;
  • Thorough knowledge of PLC programming;
  • Significant knowledge of P&ID control schemes;
  • Knowledgeable of the appropriate electrical code; and
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
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Senior Electrical Engineer
Company  : Strong & Growing Client: A Leader in their Market
Location   : Domestic U.S.
Lead all aspects of electrical engineering at the Plants including plant power and control systems. Responsible for plant project engineering and management:
  • Responsible for ensuring the operational integrity and regulatory compliance of the plant’s electrical systems and electrical maintenance programs;
  • Maintains electrical data, documentation, and drawings;
  • Implements electrical engineering solutions to solve problems and contribute to the company’s Operational Excellence;
  • Manages all aspects of long-term plant power supply needs and strategies;
  • Establishes electrical standards and implement the management systems to maintain those standards;
  • Designs for electrical and control components of engineering projects;
  • Takes the lead in the diagnosis and trouble-shooting of electrical systems;
  • Monitors plant power consumption and related charges, and implement techniques and procedures to minimize energy costs; and
  • Manages all aspects of site PLC/HMI systems to control all processes and provide data required for management of the Plants.
 
Project Engineering:
  • Supports Engineering Manager in preparing annual capital budgets;
  • Prepares and submits capital appropriation requests, including payback and IRR calculations;
  • Prepares scopes of work and engineering specifications as part of the RFQ process;
  • Develops and manages capital project engineering and construction contracts;
  • Manages construction contractors and verification/quality control of work performed;
  • Implements construction/installation strategies that coordinate with the Plant’s production plans;
  • Actively participates in commissioning of engineering projects; and
  • Manages multiple capital projects ensuring that critical path and budget goals are met.
 
Maintenance and Reliability:
  • Identifies opportunities to improve Plant power and control system reliability;
  • Assists maintenance with the troubleshooting of Plant production equipment;
  • Ensures the appropriate preventive maintenance programs are in place for electrical installations;
  • Identifies and coordinates the required electrical training needs to support reliability;
  • Works with the Maintenance Department to implement process improvements;
  • Works closely with the Maintenance Department to support Reliable Asset Management objectives; and
  • Works with Production Department to set standards for Electrical and Control equipment purchases.
 
Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited school is required;
  • Registered Professional Engineering License is a plus;
  • At least 5 to 15 years electrical engineering experience; and
  • Preference given to those with knowledge and experience working with and trouble-shooting of:
    • Allen Bradley based PLC control systems for process and equipment control as well as associated HMI graphics;
    • Large DC and AC motor drives control systems which utilize power electronics for variable speed control;
    • Electrical distribution systems ranging from 480V to 138 kV, including substations and MCC’s;
    • Fiber optic and Ethernet based communications systems;
    • Power factor correction systems; and
    • Electrical systems in a heavy industrial environment. 
 
Computer Skills:       
  • Complete proficiency with Microsoft Office programs is required;
  • AutoCAD, MS Project, CMMS systems, highly desirable;
  • Other EE related software experience a plus; and
  • Allen Bradley PLC programs (PLC5, ControlLogix, MicroLogix, and DeviceNet) to troubleshoot system challenges.
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AUTOMATION & CONTROLS ENGINEER
Company  : Highly Profitable Leader Whose Products Are Used in a Wide Variety of Markets
Location   : Midwest U.S.
AUTOMATION & CONTROLS ENGINEER

Oversee installation and programming of PLC systems and networking. Oversee maintenance and installation of analog and digital equipment. Assist in the design of HMI systems. In addition, maintains tests and troubleshooting of industrial controls and automation equipment, machinery, and associated electrical and electronic controls.

Responsibilities and Qualifications include:
Install and commission Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) systems.
Capable of writing and understanding programs with advanced PLC instructions such as PID, function blocks, advanced math, etc.
Perform screen development and modifications for HMI software (RSView, RSStudio, etc.).
Capable of programming PLCs.
Familiar with variable frequency drives (VFD) and servodrives.
Organize and maintain PLC records and ensure they are backed up and up to date.
Change program documentation to reflect any changes that need to be made.
Effectively communicate with all departments on program modifications and changes.
Train E&I staff on operation of new equipment and installations.
Inspect and test equipment, controls and safety devices for operation and safety. 
Observe all safety rules, regulations and precautions.

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ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
Company  : Strong & Growing Client: A Leader in their Market
Location   : Western U.S.
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Lead all aspects of electrical engineering at the Plants including plant power and control systems. Responsible for plant project engineering and management.
Responsible for ensuring the operational integrity and regulatory compliance of the plant’s electrical systems and electrical maintenance programs.
Maintains electrical data, documentation, and drawings.
Implement electrical engineering solutions to solve problems and contribute to the company’s Operational Excellence. 
Manages all aspects of long-term plant power supply needs and strategies.
Establish electrical standards and implement the management systems to maintain those standards. 
Design for electrical and control components of engineering projects
Take the lead in the diagnosis and trouble-shooting of electrical systems. 
Monitor plant power consumption and related charges, and implement techniques and procedures to minimize energy costs. 
Manage all aspects of site PLC/HMI systems to control all processes and provide data required for management of the Plants.

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E&I SUPERINTENDENT
Company  : One of the top producers in the world of a key product that is used in a variety of markets
Location   : Domestic U.S.
E&I SUPERINTENDENT

Oversee all plant electrical maintenance including troubleshooting, installation and upgrades of power distribution and plant instrumentation and controls systems and networks. Assist in the design of HMI systems. In addition, maintain tests and troubleshooting of industrial controls and automation equipment, machinery, and associated electrical and electronic controls.

Duties/Responsibilities: 
Directs electrical foremen, leadmen and electricians
Installs and commissions Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) systems.
Designs and configures interface displays on Distributor Control Systems (DCS).
Troubleshoot programs with advanced PLC instructions such as PID, function blocks, advanced math, etc.
Oversees screen development and modifications for HMI and MMI software’s (RSView, RSStudio, etc.).
Knowledge of programming in RSLogix 5, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, etc.
Familiar with variable frequency drives (VFD) and servodrives.
Effectively communicate with all departments on program modifications and changes.
Train E&I staff on operation of new equipment and installations.
Inspects and tests equipment, electrical control and safety devices for operation and safety. 
Observes all safety rules, regulations and precautions.
Performs other duties as assigned. 

Requirements:
In depth knowledge of data base structures, DDE and HMI systems.
Thorough knowledge of PLC programming.
Significant knowledge of PID control schemes.
Knowledgeable of the appropriate electrical code.
Good oral and written communication skills.

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