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Automation Specialist

Company: Cannon Corp
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Cannon CorpDescription:You'll Come for a Job---But You'll Stay for an Exciting Career! Engineering and Designing Reliable, Responsive, Solutions.SINCE 1976, CANNON has provided creative solutions to clients in the energy industry, water resources, public infrastructure, and commercial and residential development. We work hard. We play hard. We have fun.JOIN CANNON as an AUTOMATION SPECIALIST in SAN LUIS OBISPO or VENTURA. San Luis Obispo is on the beautiful central coast of California, has temperate weather, scenic beaches, is surrounded by the wine country, and offers endless recreational opportunities. Ventura is 30 miles south of Santa Barbara, with a backdrop of the Los Padres National Forest foothills and the scenic Pacific Ocean, Ventura has many miles of beaches and recreational parks. Its Mediterranean climate offers many year-round recreational and cultural opportunities. PROJECTS INCLUDE Instrumentation and Controls, SCADA, Water Resources, Transportation, Recreational Facilities, Solar Facilities, Oil Field Applications, Agriculture, Food Processing. AUTOMATION SPECIALIST JOB SUMMARYUnder minimal supervision, an Automation Specialist will approach industrial electrical and control systems from the view point of functional analysis, technical evaluation, design objectives, and solution development. Work with clients to solve problems. May work onsite in heavy industrial environments, inclement weather conditions, and on slippery or uneven surfaces.AUTOMATION SPECIALIST JOB DUTIES

  • Designs and creates PLC code and HMI systems for various industrial processes.
  • Specifies, procures, programs, and commissions SCADA servers and clients (sometimes virtualized), and network infrastructure.
  • Designs and specifies instrumentation, final control elements, and SCADA systems for green-field and retrofit process control system designs.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and-or expands PLC code and HMI screens on operational SCADA systems.
  • Services, programs, adjusts, and calibrates industrial automation equipment to meet the client process requirements and the control narrative.
  • Installs, tests, modifies, and troubleshoots electrical and control systems.
  • Solves basic circuit calculations for resistance, voltage, current, and power.
  • Solves instrument calculations for process measurements.Requirements:
    • 2-5 years' experience or technical school training working with automation equipment and programmable controllers preferred.
    • Experience with industrial wiring diagrams, ladder schematics, and logic drawings.
    • Possess and demonstrate a firm understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), PLC programming software (Rockwell Automation and Modicon preferred), Human Machine Interface (HMI) programming, and a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.
    • Familiarity with Visual Basic, C, C++, C#, SQL scripting, and other programming languages.
    • Experience with process instrumentation and final control elements (VFD's, control valves, level-pressure-flow sensors and transmitters) including installation, calibration, and maintenance. Includes proven experience with handheld HART communicators and computer-based configurators.
    • Able to communicate clearly in oral and written English so that others may clearly understand instructions, reports, production, specification documents, and records.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions on process control systems.
    • Able to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of fractions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Has the ability to work with basic algebra and geometry.
    • Valid driver's license with a good driving record. Proof of current automotive insurance if you are presently driving a personal vehicle.
    • Knowledgeable and experienced with Industrial control hardware and communication systems (PLC's, HMI, DCS, SCADA, Ethernet, Ethernet-IP, DH+, HART, RS232, RS485, Serial radio, Ethernet radio, etc.).WE OFFER competitive salaries, relocation assistance, excellent benefits package, remote work flexibility, and an active and positive team building, work environment.Equal Employment Opportunity M, F, disability, protected veteran statusPI201260683

Keywords: Cannon Corp, San Luis Obispo , Automation Specialist, Other , San Luis Obispo, California

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