Controls Automation Infrastructure Engineer (SCADA, PLC, HMI)

Overview

On Site
Depends on Experience
Full Time
25% Travel

Skills

SCADA
Aveva Wonderware
Allen Bradley PLCs
ControlLogix
ladder logic programming
Aveva Archestra
Ethernet/IP Communications within a Plan Control System
HMI

Job Details

Direct hire position
No Sponsorship
North Dallas area - onsite
Required Skills:
  • 7+ years' experience within Controls & Automation Engineering; preferable within Food/Beverage, Consumer Goods, etc.
  • Strong SCADA experience required; Aveva (Wonderware) preferred
  • Must have experience with Allen Bradley PLCs (ControlLogix); advanced ladder logic programming
  • Strong HMI Development; Wonderware (Aveva) Archestra strongly preferred
  • Solid grasp of Object Oriented Programming principles
  • Experience with Ethernet/IP Communications within a Plant Control System
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • MS Office
  • Able to travel up to 25%
Plusses:
  • Experience configuring/maintaining industrial managed switches (Stratix or similar)
  • Wonderware MES (or similar MES platform)
  • .NET programming
  • SQL database/scripting experience
  • Advanced experience with process area programming
Education:
Bachelor's degree required; preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics
Responsibilities:
  • Focus on Control System Architecture and be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the Control Systems at multiple sites to ensure proper uptime, performance, user access, and security. Will work on Controls and Automation projects to support installation of new Controls systems components and upgrade of existing Control systems.
  • Provide remote support for all facilities.
  • Maintain plant controls and automation systems (PLC and HMI firmware updates) to ensure systems are up to date with regard to features and cybersecurity mitigations.
  • Maintain Rockwell Software Infrastructure (AssetCentre PLC, HMI asset management & backups, licensing, Studio5000, and FactoryTalk View SE software and staying current on Rockwell patches).
  • Maintain AVEVA system platform and MES infrastructure including AVEVA patches, automatic galaxy backups, licensing, and technical support.
  • Develop/maintain configuration for system monitoring tools.
  • Specify OS, Hardware, Software, and rs Network Configurations on all engineering servers and maintain related documentation.
  • Approve Microsoft patches for Engineering servers based on compatibility with Rockwell and AVEVA software.
  • Develop/maintain back-up standards. Will maintain Control systems networks including Device Level Ring (DLR) technology, industrial Ethernet/IP switch technology, and legacy ICS network technology.
  • Manage user access and perform quarterly audit of user access levels