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ATS Company:  PA Solutions
Requisition ID:  3901

Warren, MI, US, 48091

Date:  Apr 22, 2021

Entry level Project Engineers - SW Design

PA Solutions, Inc., an Automation Company – provides a full range of automated tooling systems to the automotive and areo-space industries. Founded in 1998, our company now has 160+ Team Members and facilities in 3 states and continues to grow in both size and scope as part of ATS Automation.

Job Description

Required Duties (PA will train the right candidate)

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, network design, system commissioning, system support, internal/external training and technical consultation. 

Specific Responsibilities

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

Design and program PLC controlled systems utilizing multiple software suites:
    Rockwell – Studio5000, RSLogix, RSLinx, RSNetworx
    Siemens – TIA Portal V13, Step 7
    Mitsubishi – GX Developer
    Omron – CX One
    Pilz – PSS Win-Pro

Design and configure HMIs utilizing multiple software suites:
    Rockwell – RSLinx, RSNetworx, RSView ME/SE, FactoryTalk View ME/SE
    Siemens – TIA Portal Comfort, TIA Portal Advanced, WinCC Flexible, WinCC SCADA
    Mitsubishi – GT Designer
    Omron – CX One
    Pilz – PSS Win-Pro
    Integra Designer Pro
    Ignition

Industrial Communication

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

Rockwell-Allen Bradley
    Ethernet-IP
    Produced/Consumed model
    CIP messaging
    RPI
    Generic Ethernet Module
    Add-On-Profiles

    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

    Scheduling
    Routing, critical distances, drop lengths, terminations, etc.


    Naming
    Node limitations
    PN/PN
    Network testing
    Protocol testing
    Naming
    Node limitations
    DP/DP
    Network testing
    Protocol testing


Safety Bus 
General Networking

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

    Visual Basic
    C #
    C ++
    Delphi
    Python
    Java
    XML/HTML 


Education and HSE

Education and Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree in a controls related field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent)
    Zero to 2 years of applicable experience in an industrial environment that includes design, debug, startup, and production-readying of industrial controls equipment 

Responsibilities for Health, Safety and Environment include:

    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

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Warren
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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