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Control Systems Engineer II

Avanti Control Systems continues to grow and respond to the increasing demand of automation process control; we need to add talent to our team of outstanding professionals. We are currently seeking a Controls Systems Engineer to join our team of experienced professionals. We provide a full array of services to our clients such as system design, custom installation, 24/7 technical support, and remote system monitoring. We are committed to being the preferred system integration partner for our expanding municipal and industrial customer base. We are currently seeking an experienced field service Lead Control Systems Engineer with 3 to 5 years of experience in the design and deployment of PLC/SCADA/Historian applications for the process control systems primarily in municipal and industrial industries. These detail-oriented positions will be integral parts of our service group and project implementation team responsible for leading and coordinating the installation, start-up, and troubleshooting of PLC based control systems. Qualified candidates will also provide field service, repairs, and preventative maintenance procedures process control systems including controllers, networks and peripheral devices. Candidate must be willing to travel since frequent visits to customer sites are mandatory Qualified Candidates shall have extensive experience in one or more of the following skills:

Education Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical, Chemical, or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
Two-year Associate of Science (AS) degree in Engineering Science with 5 years of experience
Two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Electrical Technology with 5years of experience

Job Type: Full-time

SCADA Technician Job Responsibilities and Duties

A SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Technician is responsible for operations and maintenance of the communication channels connecting servers or computers with remotely controlled equipment, as well as the equipment in the network. These systems are used to automate process and can be used to monitor and collect data on the remote devices. Generally, SCADA is used to refer to large-scale processes, with multiple devices and dispersed locations. SCADA is a subset of the broader category of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and those which include the remote devices which utilize PLC (programmable logic controller) technology.

SCADA process control systems are widespread, used in much of the critical infrastructure of national and local production facilities, such as nuclear plants, water treatment and chemical manufacturing. They are also found in many industries, particularly manufacturing. The failure or outage of such systems can have catastrophic impacts, so their reliability, security and operational status are of the highest priority.

The Technician ensures the components of the control system are functioning properly, manages their settings and deploys the correct security protocols across the networks. This person performs a variety of technical tasks in support of the SCADA system to include setting up the systems, installing, maintaining and calibrating equipment. In cases of a failure anywhere in the system, they must respond rapidly to diagnose and execute repairs and shorten the downtime. Constant monitoring for performance and malware or other attacks against the infrastructure is necessary. They may also be asked to control access to the network.

The technician must be flexible in their work hours as they may be required to react on very short notice to a problem in the system. Although much of the work can be performed remotely, most jobs will require traveling to one of the sites for installation or repair.

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Avanti Control Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the our policy to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
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