Controls Engineer II

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. – Bessemer, AL

Description

Join the Winning Team at PA Solutions, an ATS Company, and a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with PA Solutions. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality. This position is in Tuscaloosa AL supporting night shift hours.

Major Duties

The candidate must be able to work in a professional engineering team-based environment. Engineering teams are responsible for the design and integration of control systems for customer applications and processes. Duties may include and are not limited to PLC and HMI programming, system commissioning, system support, internal/external training and technical consultation. Team members have the opportunity to learn new skills and to work in a very rewarding and fast paced environment that varies from customer to customer.


Candidates must also possess the following traits:

  • Logical thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Organized
  • DetailOriented
  • Strongverbal and written communicatin skills (Englis language required)
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Team Player
  • Innovative with regard to new processes and development aids
  • Budget and deadline aware
  • Must be willing to work long hours on various shift models
  • Specific Responsibilities

    The following lists are general responsibilities that may vary from customer to customer.


    PLC

    Design and program PLC controlled systems utilizing multiple software suites:

  • Rockwell Studio5000, RSLogix, RSLinx, RSNetworx,Guardlogix
  • Siemens TIA Portal V13, Step 7 (Not required but beneficial)
  • Pilz PSS Win-Pro


    HMI

    Design and configure HMIs utilizing multiple software suites:

  • Rockwell RSLinx, RSNetworx, RSView ME/SE, FactoryTalk View ME/SE
  • Pilz PSS Win-Pro
  • integraDesignerPro
  • Factory Talk View Studio, Admin Console

    Industrial Communications

    Design, configuration, setup, troubleshooting and protocol analysis of the following interfaces:


    Rockwell

  • Ethernet-IP
  • Produced/Consumed model
  • CIP messaging
  • RPI
  • Generic Ethernet Module
  • Add-On-Profiles
  • DeviceNet
  • Baud rate and effects on network lengths and number of nodes
  • Routing, critical distances, drop lengths, terminations, etc.
  • Proper bonding and grounding concepts.
  • Using test equipment
  • ControlNet
  • Scheduling
  • Routing, critical distances, drop lengths, terminations, etc.

    Pilz

  • Safety Bus
  • Design and configuration
  • Routing, critical distances, drop lengths, terminations, etc.
  • Using test equipmen

    General Networking

    Ethernet troubleshooting and design of various hardware types and configurations.

  • Network couplers configuration
  • TCP/IP telegrams
  • Routers
  • Learned address table
  • Gateways
  • Standalone hardware in panel design
  • Network management and segmenting
  • IP addressing
  • Topology design
  • Star
  • Linear
  • Ring
  • Advance Program Languages

    May not be required in daily activities, but are useful for programming theory

  • Visual Basic
  • C #
  • C ++
  • Delphi
  • Python
  • Java
  • XML/HTML
  • Customer Specifications and Standards

    FCA (CArS- Controls Architecture Standard)

  • Rockwell
  • Siemens
  • Template Library
  • FIS
  • AVI\PFCS
  • Mercedes (Integra Standard)

  • Rockwell
  • Siemens
  • iDPro Template Library
  • Quality Check Tools
  • ISI Save and Archiving
  • Integra View Reporting
  • Tesla

  • Rockwell
  • Siemens
  • Ignition
  • Template Library
  • Ford

  • VOSS
  • Next Gen Standards
  • Legacy Standards
  • FIS-PC Boards
  • GM

  • Global Controls Common Hardware (GCCH-1)
  • Global Controls Common Software (GCCS-1 & 2)
  • Standard Software Tools
  • Logic Checker
  • Global Error Proofing (GEP)
  • Station Error Proofing (SCP)
  • Pallet/conveyor RFID tag data and mapping
  • Customer design, intergration & buyoff requirments

  • Robot - PLC Interlocks
  • PLC to PLC Interlocks
  • Logic design checklists
  • Safety PLC programming guidelines
  • Ethernet calculator
  • Logic validation tools
  • Virtual PLC simulation
  • Request for wiring diagrams (RWD)
  • Logic generator
  • Message extractor
  • Model/Part scheduling
  • Emulation group approval
  • HMI/FIS Message extractor
  • Launch Technician Verification
  • Control reliability testing
  • HSE Requirements

  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct
  • Work in compliance with divisional health, safety and environmental procedures
  • Refrain from removing or altering safety devices or guarding unless hazardous energies are controlled through lockout-tagout methods
  • Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts
  • Report defect in any equipment or protective device
  • Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned tasks
  • Attend all required health, safety and environmental training
  • Report any accidents/incidents to supervisor
  • Assist in investigating accidents/incidents
  • Refrain from engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running or rough and boisterous conduct
  • Qualifications

    Education and Experience

    Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelors degree in a controls related field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent)
  • Additional Recommendations:

  • Multiple years of applicable experience in an industrial environment that includes design, debug, startup and production-readying of industrial controls equipment
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