Systems Engineer

Location: 

Raleigh, NC, US, 27617

Company:  9290-FCX Performance, Inc

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Industrial/Commercial Control Systems Engineering service for ISI customers in the local area, relating to their needs in the following areas: SCADA Systems, PLC Programming, CAD Drawings, Industrial Networking, Systems Calibration, and other duties as assigned.
  • Support Instrument Technicians in the field with issues related to interfacing field devices to DCS & SCADA systems, special needs testing, and technical support.
  • Work with other System Engineers to resolve backlog of projects while maintaining excellent relationships with current contract customers.
  • Provide support for other projects within the local service area, and throughout the ISI footprint as needed.  
  • Report job activity as well as maintain detailed logs about service calls, parts, and orders.
  • Identify opportunities for upgrades at the customer facility.
  • Use company vehicle to travel to and from job sites while maintaining defensive driving habits that reflect upon the sterling reputation of the company.

 

Competencies:

Adaptability

Customer Service

Job Knowledge

Quality

Communication

Dependability

Problem Solving

Results Driven

Computer Skills

Initiative

Product Expertise

Technical Skills

 

Essential Mental Functions:

  • Strong background in electrical/electronic engineering, process instrumentation & process engineering.
  • Self-Motivated, Self-Driven, and the ability to Self-Manage is crucial.
  • High energy, technically competent, and resourceful; Extreme attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.
  • Excellent math, computer, and mechanical skills.
  • Strong 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
  • Basic familiarity of radio-based communications and protocols
  • 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.
    • *Note: If candidate does not possess all the above functions on hire date, On the Job Training (OJT) will be provided. Learning new functions daily is expected and a requirement for this position. Candidate must be willing to learn and willing to teach others.

 

Essential Physical Functions/Equipment Used:

  • Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 75lbs.
  • Must be able to stand, kneel, and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Must have clean background and be able to pass both a pre-employment & random drug test(s).
  • 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, earth excavation, power tools, clean room, animal and insect bite exposure, dirt and noise.
  • Ability to travel nationally when required.

 

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering (BSEE / BSEET / ASEE with PLC Programing) required; Master’s Degree strongly preferred, namely in Electrical Engineering (MSEE/MSEET).  Additional experience can be substituted for degree requirement.
  • 1-3+ years’ experience programming PLCs (Allen Bradley, Automation Direct, MOSCAD, etc.) required; Process/Flow Control experience strongly desired.
  • 1-3+ years’ experience with Computer based HMI software (Wonderware, VTSCADA, Lookout, etc.) required.
  • Strong computer proficiency required, namely the ability to operate a variety of electronic and microcomputer instruments used to measure and control variables such as pressure, flow, temperature, and level.
  • Clean driving record required.
  • Electrical/Mechanical Contractors license a plus
  • Mechanical and Electrical installation skills a plus

 

Work Environment:

  • Varied environment; customer facilities will include indoor and outdoor environments, with exposure to all potential weather elements, clean rooms, factories, and others.
  • Travel up to 50%

 

FCX Performance, an Applied Industrial Technologies Company, is a 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 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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