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Sr. Principal Engineer II

Kingsport, TN 37660

Posted: 03/15/2023 Job Number: 68614 Pay Rate: $106.56/hr.

Job Description

Sr. Control Systems Engineer
Kingsport, TN

4/40 Schedule
  • Control Systems Engineer who as part of a team will be responsible for the design, implementation, commissioning, and troubleshooting of the complete system, including PLC/DCS (Distributed Control System) controls, Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's),
  • Human Machine Interfaces (HMIas), and associated communication networks for process control and/or monitoring applications.
  • This position works on capital Improvement projects and chemical production support at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in eastern Tennessee.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to estimate, design, implement, and commission chemical modernization projects for the manufacturing facility a Design and support all aspects of a control system (PLC, HMI, DCS, VFD, etc), including hardware, network, and software configuration.
  • Ensure work done is consistent with control systems standards and procedures, including participating as part of team as required to test and checkout system I/O, interlocks (safety and process) and automated control strategies that are part of the control system.
  • Understand and ensure compliance with safety regulations and quality standards, including completing all required safety training on time.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the customers supported a Be able to manage, prioritize, and support multiple projects at the same time.
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - SKILLS:
  • Ability to read and interpret P&IDs and Electrical Drawings.
  • Ability to read, interpret and/or write documentation needed to program a complete control system (Functional Specification, Control Narrative, I/O List, etc)
  • Experience working on as part of a team design, implementation, troubleshooting, and commissioning PLC/HMI applications with products such as Siemens PCS7 and/or Rockwell / Allen-Bradley for process or automation systems.
  • Knowledgeable in industrial network architectures, topologies, cybersecurity, servers, software validation and simulation.,
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Prior work experience in a chemical manufacturing, petrochemical, or hazardous material production facility
  • Experience providing plant support within a 24/7 manufacturing facility
  • Experience working with Vendor Skids and integrating them into complex manufacturing/ chemical processes.
  • Experience with variable speed drives, positioners, actuators, valves, and instrumentation used for chemical or industrial plant production processes
  • Experience with multiple control system platforms including Siemens PCS7, Siemens Simatic Batch, Siemens TIA Portal, Siemens WinCC, and Allen Bradley ControLogix/ CompactLogix a Experience configuring and maintaining Historian databases including Factory Talk Historian and Siemens Process Historian/ Information Server.
  • Experience with a variety of control system communication protocols including Ethernet, Profibus, Profinet, Modbus TCP, and HART. 
  • Experience with Variable Frequency Drives, including Siemens, Rockwell, and Eaton.
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Controls System Engineering/ Computer Science and 12+ years of applicable experience. May consider other engineering related or similar technical degree.
EEO Statement Apollo Professional Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status or characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

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