Automation Specialist

Charleston, SC 29401

  • The Automation Specialist works directly with engineering and plant management to scope process improvements, expansions, and or replacements of legacy instrument, controls, and electrical systems.
  • Ensure proper operation of all control system components to include: electronic components, valves, switches, DCS and related I/O modules.
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation transmitter problems from the transmitter, the control loop and the PLC hardware where the devices output is read by the PLC.
  • Some relocation provided. $90K-$100K.

  • The Automation Specialist will have an AS, BS or technical degree and 5+ years experience with instrument & controls and electrical distribution (troubleshooting, programming and maintaining) in the chemical industry (or similar PSM regulated industry).
  • Solid knowledge of control systems, valves, motors, and instrumentation/ concepts of flow, level, pressure, and temperature
  • Experience with DCS/ PLC platforms, computer operating systems, networks/ configure and electronic information handling (Allen Bradley/ Rockwell Automation/ Ladder Logic).
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a stable work history. Sponsorship is not available.

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