CDM Smith’s Chicago Design Center is looking for an Automation (Instrumentation & Controls) Engineer to join the team! You'll be working with a dynamic team of industry leading engineers on a diverse portfolio of public, federal, and industrial projects. Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
We’re passionate about what we do. We work together—in teams and in partnership with our clients—to solve complex environmental and infrastructure challenges. Together, we create a learning culture, dedicated to always finding a better way for our clients, for the planet, and for each other.
We pride ourselves on providing a unique and stimulating work environment, and are serious about our commitment to every employee—offering competitive benefits, fostering an inclusive workplace, and providing career development.
CDM Smith’s Automation and Instrumentation division consists of staff of various disciplines including process, chemical, and electrical engineering which allows us to bring a wide range of knowledge to each project. Our services include:
SCADA System Design
3D - 4D P&ID Drawing Creation
Process Design and Optimization
Control Network Design
Wired and Wireless Communication
Security System Design
Legacy System Replacement
In this role you would perform a variety of tasks including:
• Assisting in the development of design documents, including Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), loop wiring diagrams, SCADA system architecture diagrams, specifications, and instrument lists.
• Using AutoCAD and Microstation to complete drawings.
• Programming and configuration of PC computer HMI systems and PLC systems.
• Writing detailed control loop descriptions and programming requirements to meet the design intent of water and wastewater treatment processes
• Troubleshooting instrumentation and control system performance issues
• Preparing written operations and maintenance manuals for instrumentation and control systems
1-3 years of experience since B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering Or Master’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering. Familiarity with AutoCAD or Microstation is a plus. Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.) expected. Position requires registration as an Engineer-in-Training, or ability to obtain an EIT within 18 months of hire. Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills.