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Automation Engineer

Company: E Tech Group
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description At E Tech Group , we're more than a team of engineers. With 14 offices and more than 380 engineers, we provide automation, control, and information solutions to the Life Sciences, Mission Critical, Metals, Parcel, Consumer Products and Food & Beverage industries. E Tech Group is one of the largest engineering and system integration firms in the United States. Joining our team means joining a group of passionate and forward-thinking experts. We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Automation Engineer to be responsible for leading or contributing to detailed hardware and software design of process automation control systems projects. This includes defining architecture requirements, developing detailed software design specifications, programming PLC and SCADA applications, configuring thin client server applications, configuring process-based historian databases, tuning control loops, providing control system startup and commissioning services, troubleshooting existing control systems and providing control system qualifications. This a fantastic opportunity to lead/work on projects from concept through commissioning phases. Location note: This opening in an umbrella opening for a few roles. These are either in the Bay Area, other parts of NorCal, or in SoCal. A small percentage of people on the Life Sciences West team are remote from other states in the PST or CST time zones. The out of state team members tend to be highly experienced. You Will: Provide application/control systems design and development for systems of varying complexity Develop and evaluate alternative system solutions that meet stated requirements Modifies program/system logic involving multiple systems and subsystems Develop proficiency in several programming languages and control device networks for PLCs, PCs Interact with customers to gain an understanding of the business environment. Defines scope, plans, and deliverables for assigned work Work successfully in a team environment; focused strongly on customer service and continuous improvement Regional Travel 10-15% You Have: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related Engineering fields. 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education Consulting experience Proficiency in troubleshooting control systems and an understanding of process controls Control system validation experience of pharmaceutical/biotech systems a plus Rockwell experience with products such as: ControlLogix, CompactLogix, PlantPAx, Factory Talk Software Suite, Studio 5000, PLC5, SLC500, RSView, PanelView Plus, etc. Other PLC platform experience (GE, Siemens, Modicon) Other SCADA and HMI package experience (Proficy and Wonderware) Experience implementing detailed control system electrical design packages Working knowledge of control system networks (Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, etc.) Understanding of Biopharmaceutical processes, GMP and validation Knowledge of S88 Batch standards and experience implementing batch systems Instrumentation experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills Benefits & Perks: 401k match prompt enrollment. E Tech Group employees are 100% vested upon entry. Prompt enrollment into Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits. Generous paid time off that includes paid vacation, paid holidays, paid family leave and personal/sick time off. Learning and growth are key parts of the E Tech culture. We provide you with training and continuing education from day one, so you can advance your career. As an E Tech associate, you can unlock your greatest potential through challenges and opportunities. E Tech Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law. E Tech Group will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.

Keywords: E Tech Group, San Francisco , Automation Engineer, Engineering , San Francisco, California

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