Automation (Electrical and Instrumentation) Specialist (Third Shift)
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The primary role of the Automation Specialist is to provide
competent and effective automation and controls support to plant
operations. The ability to perform work safely, meet the needs of
Operations, execute the maintenance program and comply with all
safety codes is paramount. The Automation Specialist must identify,
troubleshoot and repair problems in automation, instrumentation and
controls systems that occur in production equipment and processes.
He/she must be able to run tests, isolate problems, replace faulty
devices and perform other tasks as necessary. He/she also performs
preventive maintenance and calibration of plant instrumentation and
The Automation Specialist is recognized as skilled and
knowledgeable in automation and controls systems and is sought out
to support troubleshooting, development of process/system
improvements, preventive and predictive maintenance development and
contractor performance monitoring, when necessary, for new
automation or controls systems. He/she is responsible for notifying
management if a workplace becomes hazardous.
The assigned shift for this role is 7:00PM - 7:30AM working on a
2-2-3 shift rotation.
Responsibilities and Duties:
In the performance of his/her duties, the Automation
Understands how to read and translate the information found
within PLC code, Schematic wiring, Ladder and P&ID process
Understands PLC, HMI, VFD's , Servo, Sensors, Instrumentation
and industrial control systems, including advanced programming
techniques and configurations.
Install electrical components and wiring systems. After
installing equipment, tests to ensure all devices are working
properly and safely.
Possess knowledge and apply electrical standards, including
National Electrical Code and UL508a.
Possess knowledge and apply safe electrical work practices
including LOTO and Arc Flash safety - NFPA 70e.
Understands and can troubleshoot Industrial Networks, including
Ethernet, DeviceNET, ControlNET, and others.
Observes and test the operation of systems and equipment in
order to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters, process meters,
network analyzers and other testing devices.
Provide effective advanced trouble shooting support , following
best practices for safety and fault isolation.
Communicates effectively with management, engineers, mechanics,
and equipment operators. Demonstrates equipment functions and
features to machine operators.
Must have working knowledge of data network, switches, routers
Record parts and materials used, and order or requisition new
parts and materials as necessary using CMMS system.
Capture description and procedures used for troubleshooting and
repairs performed in CMMS.
Perform troubleshooting and repairs or modifications with
minimal manufactures specifications and documentation.
Executes the maintenance work schedule as provided by his/her
Continuously maintains proficiency in Automation and controls
Examines jobs to be done and determine scope and best way to
accomplish the work. Consults with requester, maintenance planner,
and/or Supervisor when necessary.
Obtains, drawings, instructional manuals and special procedures,
as needed, from files or other sources. Makes any additional
sketches, diagrams, etc., necessary.
Obtains or ensure work order materials are on-hand to support
the work order schedule.
Ensures the safety needs are given a top priority in operations
support and work execution. Some examples are Arc Flash/Shock
Hazard safety, confined space entry, LOTO, Line Break Permit,
hazardous materials, hand tool safe use, etc.
Updates the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) as
necessary to maintain accurate plant asset historical records.
Adheres to common Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in the
execution of the work schedule and operational support. Ensure the
shop is maintained in a safe and orderly fashion.
Enforces plant polices in the execution of their assigned
duties. Report violations of plant polices to the Management.
Protects the integrity and quality of product at all times.
Attends meetings and support continuous improvement
Recommends equipment to be included in preventive maintenance
Suggests improvements to all maintenance processes, including
planning scheduling, preventive maintenance, corrective
maintenance, CMMS, storeroom operations, etc.
Promotes the conservation of energy.
Makes recommendations for system improvement.
Possesses an understanding of calibration procedures for process
instruments, which measure temperature, pressure, flow, level and
composition, along with an understanding of process controls and
- Performs other tasks and special assignments as requested by
Minimum Job Requirements: (Minimum qualifications needed to
perform essential job functions):
- Meet all basic plant employment criteria, to include a good
- Achieve a passing score on the Maintenance Automation
- Must supply own tools per the Maintenance required tool
- 5 years of Integration / engineering / Maintenance background,
which includes PLC's, HMI's , Servos, VFD's, electrical,
hydraulics, controls, and pneumatics.
- Working knowledge of hand and power tools.
- Able to read one-line diagrams, P&ID, blueprints and
- Must be certified on the training plan for this position within
180 days of start date.
- Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
- Ability to work on multiple levels, such as catwalks, ladders,
etc. and ability to work in extreme temperatures.
- Manual and finger dexterity.
- Ability to visually identify defective parts.
- Is not color-blind.
- Ability to hear machine operations sounds to detect defective
parts, machine failures, and changes in speed and other routine
- Must have strong problem solving skills and the ability to work
efficiently under stressful situations.
- Must be able to use a computer and associated software
- Perform all tasks in a safe manner to ensure achievement of
Quality, Service and Cost objectives.
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make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive
approach to what's possible and believe in continuous learning to
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- curious, empowered, inclusive and agile - and value how we work
as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of
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