• Network Automation Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-PITTSBURGH
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
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  • Overview

    Our client, an industry-leading chemical manufacturer with global operations, is seeking candidates for a full time Network Automation Engineer to support their 20+ locations in the Eastern United States.  The ideal candidate will have a strong industrial automation background including PLC/HMI technology and the configuration and troubleshooting of the networks they run on. 


    Located 15 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh, our client offers an excellent salary and benefits package (with bonuses), as well as a 401K with strong company match and excellent career growth potential.


    • Assist and support Automation Engineers in troubleshooting of PLCs with emphasis on Rockwell Contrologix, Compact Logix, and Wonderware operator stations.
    • Serve as a front line contact for any failures of network and computer equipment related to the operations networks and computer systems.
    • Support maintenance and troubleshooting of all Wonderware Operator Station systems including InTouch, System Platform, and InTouch Anywhere.
    • Support maintenance, improvement and troubleshooting of process data storage, associated data client users and plant networks.
    • Support maintenance, design, improvement and troubleshooting of process web services, including downtime, customer interfaces, and operator portals.
    • Develop, update and maintain system documentation for configurations, network diagrams, address tables, etc.
    • Perform and maintain backups of all critical data, systems and programs.
    • Maintain existing control workstations. Configure, and deploy new workstations to sites as required.
    • In collaboration with the production and engineering teams, design, implement and optimize the control systems to ensure safety and environmental compliance as well as productivity, efficiency, reliability and quality of products and systems.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering; or Associates degree in engineering with applicable experience
    • 5+ years of experience in IT, networking, electrical distribution, and instrumentation, preferably in the raw materials/chemical/bulk material handling industries
    • Network, security, Microsoft, Cisco certifications are preferred.
    • Proficiency with process control instrumentation, network protocols, web services, windows, Cisco
    • Checkpoint and troubleshooting
    • Proficiency and familiarity with various Man‐machine interface programs, in particular Wonderware and RSlogix software
    • Familiarity with Windows 7/10/server/datacenter, VSphere 5/6, Acronis
    • Network configuration and troubleshooting experience
    • Strong problem resolution abilities; Ability to use root cause analysis to troubleshoot
    • Ability to travel up to 20%. Overnight stays will be required and could include extended assignments during critical construction and start‐up periods.
    • Periodic off hours support may be required


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