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Automation Specialist  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 3/9/2021
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Technical Solutions is seeking an Automation Engineer/Specialist for our client a well-established consulting engineering firm in Pittsburgh.  We are seeking all levels of candidates from Jr to Sr level engineers
Position Overview:
The Automation Specialist is responsible for writing and implementing automation programs for industrial applications. The Specialist will be required to specify, program, install, and troubleshoot automation systems.  This position is junior to mid-level for degreed engineers working under the direct supervision of the Automation Specialist IV and/or Department Manager. Among the essential duties are to participate in training experiences, learn new skills, and to demonstrate increasing proficiency and expertise with the Essential Duties listed below. Years of experience do not guarantee promotion to a higher level, rather mastery of engineering skills will determine progression to higher levels.
Essential Duties:
*Developing control system architecture, panel design drawings, instrument data sheets, IO drawings, programming and HMI configuration using Allen Bradley and Rockwell software architecture. On-Site Support including systems configuration and implementation, troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance.
*Perform complete I/O checks on all equipment attached to the PLC and fix any wiring, HMI, or programming errors in a timely manner.
*Develop procedures for use and train operators
*Configure Allen Bradley networks via RS Linx Classic and RS Linx Enterprise to communicate through Ethernet IP, ControlNet, and DeviceNet for processor and HMI data flow.
*Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Required Education:
*Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science
Required Licenses or Certificates:
*Valid driver"s license for state of residence.
*Valid passport or the ability to get one.
*Valid major credit card for travel expenses (reimbursed monthly based on expense account submittal).
Required Experience and Skills:
*2-20+ years of experience in the automation field. Specialist could have more experience. Programming and engineering capabilities will dictate engineering level category.
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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