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Automation Controls Engineer

Company: GPAC
Location: Providence
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryIn this key role, the Automation Control Engineer will assess a problem and design a new system or improve the existing one to make it better and more efficient. This position will demonstrate technical competency, deliver mission-critical infrastructure, and ensure the highest quality and peak performance for products and services.Responsibilities

  • Draft electrical schematics using SolidWorks EE and DraftSight EE.
  • Program using MotionWorks IEC platform.
  • Use Jmobile platform, GP PRO platform, and Factory Talk to program various HMI's (Human Machine Interface).
  • Establish communication and access relevant information from various pressure, flow, temperature, conductivity, leak, level sensors and scales/balances from various manufacturers to the drives.
  • Work with Manufacturing department to wire the product based on schematics.
  • Write and validate quality check plans for hardware.
  • Write and validate quality test plans for software.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software and implement solutions for clients.
  • Perform other projects and duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager for the overall benefit of the organization.Required Skills and Abilities:
    • Real time coding experience related to drivers.
    • JavaScript (Basic "real time coding" experience).
    • Knowledge of ModbusTCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, RS232 protocols.
    • Basic knowledge of IP addresses and communication protocols.
    • Knowledge of Circuits in Electrical Engineering.
    • Knowledge of AC and DC motors in Electrical Engineering.
    • Knowledge of Controls Engineering in Electrical Engineering.
    • Basic knowledge in National Electric Code.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.Education and Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree in engineering preferred.
      • Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience preferred.
      • Electrical and wiring experience.
      • Knowledge across multiple technologies for electrical work and associated computer programming.
      • Experience preparing test plans, procedures, and test reports.If interested, please apply or submit your resume confidentially to All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: GPAC, Providence , Automation Controls Engineer, Engineering , Providence, Rhode Island

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