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ATS Company:  PA Solutions
Requisition ID:  4736

Newbury Park, CA, US, 91320

Date:  Mar 17, 2023

Automation Engineer (DeltaV)

Job Description

The ideal candidate must have knowledge of process manufacturing, field Instrumentation, control system installation and implementation expertise in all of the following project phases: Requirements documentation, detailed design generation, implementation, system integration, testing and on-site startup. Plans and coordinates technical design and engineering implementation of project work.

•    Design, configuration, integration and implementation of process control solutions for various industries.
•    Develop P&IDs and loop descriptions for various plants, processes, and/or equipment.
•    Develop User Requirement Specifications.
•    Develop software and hardware design specifications.
•    Design, program, implement, test and document Emerson Delta V DCSs.
•    Develop control system validation/testing protocols.
•    Specify and purchase process instrumentation.
•    Specify and purchase Emerson Delta V DCSs, drives, and other electrical components and equipment.
•    Develop electrical panel schematics.
•    Develop scope of supply documents.
•    Assist with estimates of man-hours required to complete projects.
•    Manage automation projects as assigned.
•    Monitor progress of projects.
•    Install, test, and start-up control systems on-site.
•    Train operators and engineers on control systems.

•    Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and technical experience.
•    Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in either a consulting engineering firm or operating engineering environment.
•    Thorough knowledge of process instrumentation and control systems.
•    Knowledge of and familiarity with the National Electric Code (NEC) and international standards.
•    Experience designing and programming control systems with emphasis on Emerson Delta V DCS.
•    Experience in commissioning and startup of control systems is required.
•    Ability to work with plant engineers, external vendors, operators and management to manage projects and assignments is essential.
•    Ability to troubleshoot control systems from the field element up through operator interfaces and databases.
•    Experience with control system networking technologies and PC networking technology.
•    Experience working with SQL Server, Oracle, or other relational databases.
•    Experience with Visual Basic scripting.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
•    Ability to work effectively in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.
•    Experience in biotech/pharma, water, wastewater, medical device, or the food industry is required.
•    Experience with PLC, HMI, and SCADA systems is a plus.
•    Specific knowledge of cGMPs and batch process control in the life science industry with validation experience is a plus.
•    Knowledge of 21 CFR Part 11 requirements is a plus.

Nearest Major Market: Ventura
Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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