Systems Specialist
Cleveland, OH 
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Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Leads Systems Engineering projects for customers in the region: SCADA Systems, PLC Programming, AutoCAD Electrical, Industrial Networking, Systems Calibration as needed to resolve customers' problems and or integrate control functionality.
  • Project Management, testing, and system problem solving of Instrumentation and control systems at customers site that involve calibrations (pressure, temperature, flow, level, etc), field maintenance, upgrades, installations, troubleshooting, commissioning, and repair of industrial control systems in a timely, accurate, and safe manner.
  • Establishes and Manages project teams, set and maintain schedules, facilitate logistics, perform to deadlines, be accountable to profitability, uphold company values, communicate to management and other project management elements.
  • Provide Leadership, guidance, and mentoring/development to direct reports and project teams.
  • Collaborates with Peers, Engineers and Technicians to resolve backlog of projects while maintaining excellent relationships with customers.
  • Identify Customer opportunities for upgrades/improvements and define professional solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations. Be a problem solver.
  • Exhibit a high level of professional competency to customers and other team members.
  • Ensure all timesheets and expense reports are turned in on time.

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong background in electrical/electronic engineering, process instrumentation & process engineering
  • Self-Motivated, Self-Driven, and the ability to Self-Manage
  • High energy, technically competent, and resourceful; Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Excellent math, computer, and mechanical skills
  • Computer skills in the following areas:
    • Microsoft Visual Basic and/or other basic programming software
    • AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical, or other computer aided design software
    • Understanding of networks and network structure desired
    • Programming in multiple programming languages and scripting techniques
  • Strong understanding of industrial controls and process controls including PID Loops and pump control, industrial instrument calibrations, and repairs
    • Analog current loops (4-20mAdc, 1-5Vdc, etc.) and the conversion process between these instrument loops and their PLC counterparts in numeric counts.
  • Strong Electrical knowledge and a good understanding of the National Electrical Code
  • Knowledge of required equipment, including hand tools, volt-ohm meters, power tools, and instrument loops, etc.

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • BS/Associates/Technical Degree or extensive professional experience required
  • Minimum 1-3 years' experience programming PLCs (Allen Bradley, Automation Direct, Siemens, etc.)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience installing, maintaining, and repairing Process/Control equipment including instrumentation, valves, actuators, pumps, drives, etc
  • 1-3+ years' experience with Computer based HMI software (Wonderware, VTSCADA, Lookout, etc.)
  • Mechanical and Electrical installation experience and aptitude
  • Basic familiarity of radio-based communications and protocols

Work and Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to stand, kneel, and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs in an industrial environment
  • Must be available for occasional call-ins
  • Available for overnight travel to various locations & customer sites to provide service and training based on business needs
  • Duties performed indoors & outdoors with exposure to weather, elements, heavy equipment, power tools, clean room, dirt and noise
  • Varied environment: customer facilities will include indoor and outdoor environments, with exposure to all potential weather elements, clean rooms, factories, construction area and others
  • Travel up to 50%


FCX Performance, an Applied Industrial Technologies Company, isa leading process flow control company providing technical mission critical products and services to more than 15,000 end users, OEMs, and EPC firms across a broad range of industries and markets.

Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389to let us know the nature of your request.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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