Automation Specialist/Engineer 4
Company: CDM Smith
Posted on: May 26, 2023
CDM Smith is seeking an Automation Specialist/Engineer who is a proven self-starter. As a member of our Southern California team, the final candidate will contribute to CDM Smith's mission by:
--- Independently developing solutions for automation projects with senior level oversight and guidance. This role requires an individual who is passionate about Process Control Systems, Networks, Instrumentation, and SCADA programming and design with a desire to further enhance their skills and our Automation practice.
--- Creating basic to moderately complex instrumentation and control system designs by developing Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), control system architectures, specifications and control descriptions under the supervision of a senior staff member.
--- Preparing control system preliminary design reports (PDRs) under limited supervision.
--- Reviewing basic to moderately complex level shop drawings consisting of control system components and panel wiring diagrams.
--- Providing responses to contractor requests for information (RFIs) under limited supervision.
--- Performing field acceptance testing (FATs) and field inspections to ensure contractor conformance with contract requirements.
--- Preparing Automation-specific project budgets and construction cost estimates.
--- Under general supervision, preparing proposal sections and client presentations.
--- Performing other duties as required.
This role can be based in Irvine, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Carlsbad, CA, or Phoenix, AZ.
Automation Specialist/Engineer 4
--- Bachelor's degree.
--- 5 years of related experience.
Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
--- Experience in municipal water and wastewater systems highly preferred.
--- EIT certification highly preferred
--- Experience with design of control systems including development of P&IDs and control system architectures, writing custom project specifications, and developing process control descriptions with input from project team.
--- Experience with programming, testing, commissioning and training of SCADA systems which includes some, if not all of the following: PLC packages (Rockwell Studio 5000 and Schneider Electric Unity), HMI packages (GE iFIX, Rockwell FactoryTalk, and AVEVA InTouch for System Platform), configuration of SCADA servers, workstations, network and server configuration, wireless communication systems (i.e. cellular, radio, Wi-Fi), and development of SCADA reports (Dream Reports, XL Reporter, or Hach WIMS).
--- Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments to meet schedules and budgets.
--- Ability to travel to project sites for client meetings, control system troubleshooting, and start-up of control systems primarily within Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada. Some travel throughout the US may also be required occasionally.
--- Knowledge or experience with applying cybersecurity protocols to the design and/or programming of SCADA systems following industry standards is a plus.
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Why CDM Smith?:
Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! (https://www.cdmsmith.com/en/Video/Meet-CDM-Smith)
Join Us! CDM Smith - where amazing career journeys unfold.
Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it's a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.
Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.
Job Site Location:
Western United States
All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
Amount of Travel Required:
Visa Sponsorship Available:
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position
Skills and Abilities:
--- Strong knowledge of instrumentation, controls and related systems designs. PLC and HMI experience required.
--- Excellent communication skills.
--- Strong knowledge of Microsoft office suite of programs.
--- Knowledge of 3D and 4D CAD drafting.
Background Check and Drug Testing Information:
CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.
U.S. Vaccine Status:
CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") are committed to your health and safety. CDM Smith and its employees adhere to all applicable government and client COVID-19 requirements.
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All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.
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