Automation and Controls Engineer

National market leader in engineering, procurement and construction - $$$ - Amazing culture

  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • $100,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Rick Cristiano
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A bit about us:

We maintain a national presence and our southern Pittsburgh HQ is located in a beautiful business park. We are a leading provider of engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), consulting, fabrication, and technical field services to the energy, chemicals, power, infrastructure, and industrial markets. With proven industry experience, innovative technologies, and data-driven insight, we bring domain experience and technical excellence to deliver robust project solutions—safely and sustainably.

Why join us?

In addition to an amazing company culture we offer a number of perks and benefits to attract top talent including strong salaries, remote/hybrid work from home options, medical plans, flexible work schedules, 401k with company contributions, PTO and much more.

Job Details

The Senior Automation Engineer shall have shown the ability to specify, design, program, and test automation and control systems for various industrial facilities. Ideally, they shall have served customers in the Oil & Natural Gas, Petrochemical, Chemical, Food and Beverage, Steel, Water/Waste Water, Power Generation, and/or Specialty spaces. They must be able to initiate customers, grow relationships through first person interactions, lead teams to execute projects, and routinely exceed expectations.

Essential Functions
o Responsible for the specification, programming, integration, and implementation of various control systems including DCS/PLC/HMI/SCADA platforms and applications
o Lead I/O and loop checks, as well as all commissioning and startup activities, including progress reports, meetings, and punch-lists
o Lead projects from conception through commissioning and startup
o Lead a team of engineers to execute scope within budget and maintain go-live commitments
o Visit job-sites to evaluate projects and define scope in order to develop proposals from walk-downs
o Develop and support proposal development according to scope definition
o Assist with change order scope, control, and development
o Review vendor drawings for compliance with project specifications
o Read, understand, and translate P&ID’s and electrical drawings into a DCS/PLC/HMI application
o Interact and communicate effectively with customers, vendors, engineers, and management
o Interact with other engineering departments to develop and review drawings, specifications, and scope
o Understands the importance and adherence to project budgets and managing the budget within a given timeframe
o Familiarity to specify, design, program, and test Automation Systems, not limited to, but including:
o HMI: WinCC, Cimplicity, Wonderware/Archestra, Ignition, Beijer, FactoryTalk

o Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required, preferably from an ABET accredited institution
o Minimum 10+ years in a technical leadership role on Automation and Controls projects, including Commissioning and Startup
o PE or Master’s degree in related Engineering field a plus
o Automation System training/certification a plus
o Ability to execute and lead multiple projects simultaneously
o Ability to generate and maintain a schedule for projects
o Experience configuring control systems for various industries and facilities
o Understands many other aspects of Industrial Automation, including roles of BPCS and SIS, Instrumentation, Communication protocols, and Networking and Cybersecurity
o Ability to independently find a solution for or to deal proactively with work related problems
o Ability to comprehend instructions and request clarification as necessary
o Ability to lead in a team oriented environment
o Excellent grammar, punctuation, and etiquette desired
o Willingness to learn new platforms and new technologies
o Must be very organized, detail oriented, with the ability to identify outliers quickly
o Demonstrated field troubleshooting ability, both electrically (panel) and logically (PLC/DCS)
o Ability to follow and perform work in accordance with company and customer HSE policy
o Ability to travel to customer sites as required, with travel expectations averaging around 25%

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Managed by Jobot Pro
Pittsburgh, PA
Job Type
$100,000 - $150,000