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Senior Control Systems Engineer

Company: Cannon Corp
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: May 16, 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 a SENIOR CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER in SAN LUIS OBISPO. 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. PROJECTS INCLUDE Instrumentation and Controls/SCADA, Water Resources, Transportation, Recreational Facilities, Solar Facilities, Oil Field Applications, Agriculture, Food Processing.SENIOR CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER JOB SUMMARYThe successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of Control Systems projects and developing future projects for the company. The scope of the Control Systems projects varies greatly and include a wide range of services from site reconnaissance; preliminary engineering research; preparation of plans, specification, and engineers estimates; bidding assistance; PLC programming; and HMI/SCADA software installation; configuration; and deployment. On-site work may be required in heavy industrial environments, inclement weather conditions, and on slippery or uneven surfaces. Overnight stays are typically not required, but may be required on occasion for project commissioning.No candidate is expected to be proficient or knowledgeable on all duties, qualifications, and skills listed below. We are looking for candidates with practical design and/or implementation experience in some of the following areas and a desire to learn more.SENIOR CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER JOB DUTIES

  • Designs and prepares plans, specifications, and estimates of probable cost for a variety of Control Systems engineering projects.
  • Primary interface with clients on project coordination and design and follow-up to ensure quality standards are met, efficiency levels are maintained, and client satisfaction, respect and confidence are assured.
  • Directs/mentors project engineers and design engineers on technical matters and procedures and acts as a technical resource to staff.
  • Establishes and fosters client relations and develops letter proposals (scope, schedule and fee estimates).
  • Coordinates with representatives of clients, vendors, material suppliers, and contractors to obtain information and guidance, and make appropriate equipment selections and prepare specification datasheets. This includes, but not limited to, instrumentation, industrial control system hardware/software, computer system hardware/software.
  • Develops new clients and maintain relationships with existing clients.
  • Works with clients to develop scope of work and fee estimates for Control Systems projects.
  • Writes formal proposals for public agency design or system integration projects.
  • Manages teams in development of designs and execution of Control Systems projects.
  • Manages project budgets for Control Systems tasks, maintain project schedule and ensure high-quality review of final deliverables.
  • Provides field observation and reports.
  • Designs network infrastructure for SCADA systems, including HMI Servers, Virtualization Services, Network hardware, network infrastructure/components, PLCs, and networked field components
  • Designs, programs, and implements Fieldbus networks (HART, Modbus, Profibus, Foundation Fieldbus, etc.)
  • Performs calculations relating to SCADA and Control Systems design.
  • Ensures that systems and equipment are serviced, programmed, adjusted, and calibrated to meet the client's requirements.
  • Programs and troubleshoots PLCs, including ladder logic, function block, structured text routines.
  • Programs and troubleshoots HMIs, including communication drivers, graphic object development, data historization, alarm management, trending, and reporting.
  • Assists with back-up and restoration, security, virus protection, performance monitoring, and user access rights.
  • Assesses software and hardware and makes recommendations for upgrade and/or replacement.
  • Solves basic circuit calculations for resistance, voltage, current, power, and process measurements.Requirements:
    • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited college, preferably with a concentration in Control Systems, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering.
    • 10+ years' progressively responsible work experience in instrumentation and controls, including: Control Systems equipment, programmable controllers, operator interface terminals, programming, and IT Infrastructure including Windows Server, Domain Controller, and Server Virtualization.
    • Requires California P.E. license in Control Systems Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
    • A proven track record and strong desire of providing superior client service and delivery.
    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and deliver on time within budget.
    • Experience in staff management, mentoring and resource management a plus.
    • Experience with PLC programming in more than 1 software platform: Rockwell, Modicon, etc.
    • Experience with SCADA HMI and historian software.: Ignition, Aveva/Wonderware, FTView, etc.
    • Experience with network design, installation, configuration and troubleshooting.
    • Understanding of process instrumentation including design, procurement, installation, calibration, and maintenance.
    • Familiarity with motor control schematics, loop drawings, logic charts, network architecture drawings, and P&ID drawings.
    • Must be able to communicate clearly in oral and written English so that others may clearly understand instructions, reports, production, specification documents, and records.
    • Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a clean driving record.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 statusPI215582991

Keywords: Cannon Corp, San Luis Obispo , Senior Control Systems Engineer, Other , San Luis Obispo, California

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