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Automation Engineer - Cork

Ref: 165 Date Posted: Wednesday 10 May 2023

Automation Engineer | Cork      €55-65k

My client based in Cork is seeking an Automation engineer to join their team.

The Automation Engineer will be initially working on service jobs and projects with an experienced automation engineer but will ultimately transition to the service team supporting clients throughout the Munster region. The candidate should have strong debugging skills with electrical and computer knowledge, and the ability to deal with customer queries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility in control and automation changes to the water industry
  • Programming, testing, configuring/troubleshooting and control of PLC/HMI control systems
  • Configuring of industrial routers and GSM modems
  • Installation, implementation testing/commissioning of upgrades to control/SCADA systems
  • Implementation of telemetry systems and PLC interfacing
  • Testing of control panels and automation systems including FAT and SAT
  • Working with and troubleshooting networking (Ethernet, Profibus, Modbus RTU/TCP)
  • Liaise with customers and internal departments to define requirements of a job.
  • Define scope and implement small projects.
  • Specify, install and commission new equipment as required.
  • Identify any root cause of automation faults / breakdowns and prioritise corrective measures to meet the operational requirements.
  • Modification and repair of Telemetry systems
  • Liaise with system vendors to source automated solutions

Key Requirements

  • Degree Level 8 in Engineering - Electrical, Automation and Control or qualified Electrician with Automation qualification
  • 5 years’ post qualification experience and strong interest in automation engineering
  • SCADA experience ICONICS, Intouch, Wonderware, WinCC
  • Previous experience in technical/hand on role and working with electrical equipment
  • Strong understanding of industrial control systems,
  • Previous experience with Telemetry systems
  • Previous experience with GSM modems and Industrial Routers
  • Previous experience with HMI troubleshooting and configuration
  • Previous experience with Industrial networking (Ethernet, Profibus, Modbus RTU/TCP)
  • Knowledge of OOP
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral. Must be highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • In addition to problem solving, project management ability is essential
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer relationship management skills
  • Full, clean driving licence


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