Location: Grand Junction, Colorado

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (to include but not limited to)

  • Demonstrates continuous commitment to identifying problems and improving our ability to deliver a superior product to our customers.
  • Plan and schedule a range of projects.
  • Comply with and enforce standard policies and procedures.
  • Generate required hardware design schematics, wiring diagrams, and inventories
  • Develop and customize application software and documentation.
  • Develop user’s and operations manuals for equipment supplied.
  • Perform commissioning and debugging for intermediate to complex machine applications.
  • Provide technical expertise, support and enhancement of automation related systems, and implement required updates to avoid technical obsolescence.
  • Lift and carry loads up to 50lbs.
  • Climb ladders and walk on catwalks.
  • Drive, sit, or kneel for extended periods.
  • Drive off highway in mountainous areas.
  • Work in indoor and outdoor environments during the summer and winter.
  • Work at high altitudes.
  • Work overtime with little notice.
  • Work around operating machinery.

OTHER JOB DUTIES

  • Perform risk assessments and job safety analysis, and complete work in a safe manner.
  • Specify and purchase equipment related to new and existing machine designs.
  • Use advanced tools / techniques / innovations to reduce process variations and downtime.
  • Understand the principles of relational databases, application interfaces, and Human-Machine-Interface design and implementation.
  • Interact with consultants and suppliers to determine the compatibility of other systems and products as they may apply to the equipment.
  • Inform stakeholders of project status and address project issues as necessary.
  • Research and specify components to UL508A or UL891 as applicable to the design

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, electrical, mechanical, or computer science from an ABET accredited engineering school.
  • Valid driver’s license and able to travel internationally
  • Currently able to work in the United States with English proficiency

COMPETENCIES, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Exceptional listening, verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Willingness to develop and educate other team members
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Self-motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm
  • Knowledge of data types, base 2 (binary), base 16 (hexadecimal), base 8 (octal) and Real (floating point) numbering systems and their applications
  • Knowledge of Word / Bit addressing schemes.
  • Knowledge of logical operators (i.e. AND, OR, NOT, XOR)
  • Programming in ladder logic, structured-text, function-blocks, and sequential function charts
  • Knowledge of machines, tools, and schematic reading
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving capabilities to work effectively in corporate, manufacturing and team environments
  • Demonstrated understanding of control engineering principles such as process control, closed and open loop control

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed P.E. or completion of the EIT and desire to become a Professional Engineer
  • 5 years’ experience with Microsoft Office.
  • 3 years’ design background, including Electrical CAD systems and database management
  • 2 years’ experience in integrated automation and information systems in a manufacturing environment
  • 2 years’ experience with Rockwell Software
  • 2 years’ experience with DC and/or AC drives and motors
  • Exposure to Python, C++, JAVA and/or PHP Programming Languages
  • Exposure to National Electrical Code (NEC) and Arc-Flash (NFPA-70)

Salary starting at $50,000/yr (depending on experience of candidate)

Department
Engineering