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Automation Engineer

Company: Excel Engineering Inc
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Excel Engineering, Inc. is seeking a team-oriented, highly motivated individual for an Automation Engineer position at our main office in Mounds View, MN. We offer Professional Technical Services to our Clients in the US and abroad. This position works closely with other engineers, project managers, and Client team members in support of both capital and operational improvement projects.The position requires implementing sound engineering principles to ensure project designs are safe and at the industry's cutting edge. An ability to work independently, self-motivate, and communicate effectively with team members is of the utmost importance to this position.Since 1990, Excel Engineering, Inc. has differentiated its services from that of its competition by providing engineering solutions with a reputation of customer focus and a high standard of excellence. In this position, this person will be managing and executing assigned projects from Firm Leadership. This will include coordinating with end-users, vendors, contractors, and others to successfully execute and deliver desired results on-time and within budget.Primary ResponsibilitiesDesign electrical and Fluid schematic packages by laying out I/O, designing magnetic circuits, fusing, control panel layouts, bills of material, and cable layouts.Performs the required sizing calculation for power, heat dissipation, wire sizing, fusing, etc.Performs the required calculations for Control System network layout and traffic analysis.Work with Client to develop project scope and estimate. Develop proposals and carry project through completion.Leads large projects by defining and issuing work to assigned team members or runs multiple small projects with minimal direction.Creates all project documents according to internal processes to ensure that designs meet Client's expectations.Creates Programmable Logical Control (PLC) programs and HMI applications from User Requirements or Functional Specifications.Specify and configure VFD and Servo drives for applications.Performs system validation according to scope documentation and project requirements.Directs assigned team in the field and assigns priorities consistent with project needs; reports progress to project and engineering management.Willingness to travel, up to 25%Requirements:ExperienceMinimum of (2) or more years' experience as an industrial control system/automation engineer.Industrial electrical design experience in the following industries: Consumer Goods, Renewable Energy; Gas Processing, Chemical, Power, Waste Management or Pharmaceutical.EducationBachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution or equivalent experience is required.Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 Scale.Skills Applicable to the RoleRockwell Automation ControlLogix PLC PlatformSiemens S7 PLC PlatformModicon PLC PlatformFactoryTalk View SE and MEProblem solver who sees a roadblock and determines how to get around it with a strong hands-on and can-do attitude.Excellent communication skills in English, both in words and in writing; ability to generate high quality reports and presentations.Excel Engineering OffersCompetitive salaryContinuing education and on the job trainingRetirement plan - 401(k) matchingCompetitive, comprehensive insurance packageWellness programPaid time offFlexible schedule and work environmentExcel Engineering is focused on cultivating a high performing culture where a service oriented approach, continuous improvement and goal orientation are valued. If you enjoy working in a fast paced, challenging and rewarding environment, Excel Engineering is for you!Excel Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance. In our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we strongly encourage applicants from populations that are underrepresented in the engineering field to apply. For applicants who need an accommodation to apply, please contact human resources at excelhr@exceleng.net.

Keywords: Excel Engineering Inc, St. Paul , Automation Engineer, Engineering , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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