PRIMARY FUNCTION OF POSITION :|
Responsible for managing the site’s instrumentation, process controls, and MIS systems. Responsibilities include the installation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of PLC hardware and software, control devices and monitoring equipment; adjusting and tuning control loops; modifying and building HMI graphic screens and alarms; modifying and installing MIS equipment.
TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES OR DUTIES:
Ensure/assist in compliance to environmental, training, safety, transportation and all other regulations that the company must abide by while performing the following duties:
Responsible for the troubleshooting, repair and programming of various PLC control systems. Develop and write ladder logic and graphical interfaces for both the plant’s PLC and control computers. Responsible for the troubleshooting, repair, and installation of process devices including but not limited to: variable speed drives, encoders, process probes, power supplies, and control valves. Responsible for the troubleshooting, repair, and calibration of various plant instrumentation (temperature, flow, pressure) components. Design and implement projects involving information systems such as site security, information networks, phone networks, and personal computers. Develop wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and engineering specifications under the direction of both onsite and outside engineering resources. Identify and obtain cost estimates for instruments, control components, variable speed drives, communication equipment and management information equipment. Provide production plant supervision as required.
Associate Degree with Technical Training a minimum; Bachelors Degree in Engineering discipline w/ field work training/experience related to instrumentation, a plus.
Ability to respond to call-outs, and the flexibility to work overtime and extended hours during weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
Must be able to read electrical schematics, P&IDs, ladder diagrams, technical manuals and maintain the associated documentation. Must be competent in information systems such as site security, computer networks, phone networks, and personal computers applications. Must have a thorough understanding of various PLC control and HMI systems. Be able to develop PLC code and graphical interfaces for the plant SCADA systems. 3 – 5 Yrs instrumentation and electrical maintenance experience. 3 – 5 Yrs supervisory experience Must be proficient with setup and maintenance of personal and network computers
If interested in this position, please send resume to Diann Pilliod at PilliodD@Ferro.com
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