Join a global professional services leaderWe are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.
We are seeking an automation and control systems engineer to be based (remote) out of any of our ghd hub offices in the western us (i.eIrvine, eureka, san francisco, phoenix and tacoma)
No visa sponsorship or support is available for this role at this time.
As part of the team, you will be asked to support the development of novel automation solutions to complex industrial, municipal, and manufacturing processesWe are looking for “out of the box” thinkers that are challenged by our clients to offer innovative approaches to design new and improve existing automated processesAs an automation engineer, you will work alongside experienced engineers and be part of our growing team, contributing to exciting projects throughout north america, and abroadYou will need to work effectively as a member of an operating team, which means good communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
In this role your responsibilities will include:
Design of discrete, continuous and batch control systems
Specification of process transmitters, analytical instrumentation, control valves, motors, & vfds
Selection & specification of plc, hmi, & scada system hardware and software
Programming in the iec 61131 programming languages (ladder, sequential functions, function blocks, structured text); familiarity with visual basic a plus
Hmi design: isa-101, alarm management, historians
Specification and installation of computer hardware, virtualization, networking, server/client configurations
Ot/it communications infrastructure design, fieldbus networking design (ethernet/ip, modbus tcp, etc), copper/fiber design, wireless radio and cellular design
System reliability & safety, redundancy design; experience with hazops and safety instrumented systems are a plus
Cybersecurity design and implementation
Producing & modifying project deliverables including process flow diagrams, process & instrumentation diagrams, instrument lists, i/o lists, network address lists, instrumentation/equipment specifications, loop diagrams, control panel layouts & bills of materials, installation details, area plans, conduit/cable schedules, construction specifications
Cost estimation and proposal development
Project management and scope development
Coordination and assistance with system checkout & startup
Train end-users and maintenance personnel
Up to 25% travel required for out-of-town projects
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related engineering discipline; master’s degree a plus
8+ years of automation & control systems experience in the oil & gas, petrochemical, water/wastewater, manufacturing, and/or renewable energy industries
Professional engineer (pe) license will be highly regarded
Proficiency in allen-bradley/modicon plc/hmi program development platforms
Understanding of databases and analytics
As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforceGhd is an equal opportunity employerWe provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.
Why ghd? being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solversIn our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters moreChallenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.
Our commitment to you commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one anotherWe will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievementsWe will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best workWe will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we canFinally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.
Who we are we are committed to solving the world`s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation Ghd is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertiseEstablished in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our peopleWe are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘one ghd’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – asia, australia, europe, north and south america, and the pacific regionDelivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.
Covid policy: prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with ghd’s us vaccination policy and any applicable government regulations related to covid-19Individuals hired for ghd positions that require in-person interactions with ghd clients, or in-person visits to, or work at, ghd clients sites, must comply with client imposed requirements, including, in some instances, being fully vaccinated against covid-19Ghd complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.
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