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Brightpath Recruitment Ltd.
Office 4, Sligo Airport Business Park,
Strandhill, Co. Sligo.
Tel: 071 9128266

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Automation Engineer

Location: Kildare
Entered: 20 Sept 2018
Duration: Permanent
Automation Engineer Leixlip, Kildare

Permanent Position

Excellent Salary and Benefits Package including a company vehicle

PLC Automation Engineer is being recruited by a progressive young company involved in Automation, Process Control and Instrumentation. This company currently focus their efforts on the Water and Power industries. This business is growing quickly and they have plans to expand into further markets. They are also a leading supplier of PLCs to the Irish market and this position allows their automation engineers frequent opportunities to upskill by attending Leading PLC manufacturer’s in-house training courses.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated PLC Automation Engineer to begin a career a progressive and ambitious company

This role is both office and field based, you will regularly visit the clients site during the deployment and commissioning phases.

The successful candidate will assist in controls and automation designs for projects related to the water and waste water industries.

  • Excellent Salary is on offer
  • Company vehicle
  • Annual Bonus, Performance Related
  • Opportunity to progress and develop your career through training and development
  • Long term position with a defined career path
  • Working in a Supportive team of like-minded professionals
What you will be Responsible for:

  • Assist in controls and automation designs for projects related to the Water and Waste water industry;
  • Preparation of project documentation including FDS and OMM's.
  • Assist sales in the generation costings for projects
  • Responsible for Systems, Software and Electrical Drawings
  • Manage all aspects of the control systems within projects & ensure all aspects are completed on time and within budget
  • Design and programming of PLC and HMI control systems
  • Design and implementation of SCADA systems
  • Design and implementation of Telemetry systems
  • Testing of control panels and automation systems including FAT and SAT
  • Work on own initiative on smaller projects and work as part of a team on larger projects
  • Liaise with the clients and Project Managers
  • Liaise with system vendors to source automated solutions
  • Technical support to existing customers
 What you need to be Successful:

  • PLC Programming experience, Allen Bradley, Siemens, ABB
  • A minimum of three years experience working in the industry
  • SCADA experience ICONICS, Intouch, Wonderware, WinCC
  • Qualified with Electrical, Automation, Control Level 8 degree
  • Experience in technical and hand on role
  • Strong understanding of industrial control systems, willing to learn and capable of learning in live project environments
  • Instrumentation and Measurement experience a distinct advantage
  • Experience of working with electrical equipment
  • Previous relevant experience in Water and Power Systems an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Some project based experience would be beneficial


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