Automation Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Dublin Dundalk Mayo


  • Set up modem links, radio links, web based remote SCADA access, control server set-up and maintenance
  • On site commissioning of PLC system with electrical commissioning engineers
  • Implement code changes on the automation systems under change control where required
  • Investigate and provide technical advice and support to process engineers and other engineering disciplines on automation related issues
  • Operate according to SOPs developed for site engineering and maintenance
  • Partner with different disciplines to deliver automation projects in accordance with guidelines
  • Generate documentation and SOPs associated with each of the Automation systems as required
  • Provide support to tendering department on Automation projects – specifying Hardware, programming time etc
  • Manage the specification, development, installation and validation of automation projects within budget and corporate guidelines


Working Knowledge of following:

  • PLC’s & HMI’s: Allen Bradley , Siemens, Mitsubishi, Schneider & Unitronics
  • Field bus/Communication protocols: CanBus, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Profibus, CC-link, Modbus, Modbus TCP, Ethernet IP, ProfiNet.
  • SCADA Packages: Wonderware Intouch, Indusoft, Citect, Broadwin, Iconics and OPC Servers
  • M2M Platforms: Leased Line, GSM, GPRS/3G, Broadband, Fibre and Radio modems and Telemetry
  • Structured Query Language (SQL), Web Browser, VB Script, SMS Functionality

Skills/ Abilities:

  • B.Sc. degree in Engineering or equivalent, with particular emphasis in electrical, mechanical, electronic, automation and/or chemical discipline
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in industry.
  • Experienced with programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and vision systems in operating environment

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