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Amentum

Automation Specialist (12) (37078)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist

Yearly

No

Pueblo, Colorado, United States

Job Summary

SURETY

This position is designated as an unescorted access position and is subject to the requirements of the Unescorted Access Program. As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by the PCD Commander.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES / TASKS

· Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

· Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.

· Be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.

· May be required to work overtime or varying hours

· Work in close proximity to and or in a chemical demilitarization facility

· May be asked to function as a temporary lead.

· Under limited supervision, conducts work requiring independent evaluation, selection, adaptation, and modification of

standard techniques, procedures, and criteria

· Work may include technical responsibility for a major control system phase or functional area of a project. Typically, at this

level, there is specialization in a functional area (robotics, conveyors, automated etc.).

· Responsible for the analysis, implementation, evaluation, and modification of the system(s) used to control and monitor the

processes within the demilitarization facility

· Responsible for providing DCS programming and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) hardware support to the

systemization teams during the testing of plant operations of plant equipment

· Implement new control software and modify existing code utilizing approved demilitarization coding procedures

· Perform analysis, evaluation, and modifications to all DCS/PLC processes control systems software as required to support

systemization testing activities and normal operation

· Ability to communicate with systems engineers and operators to determine process control software functional specifications

· Maintain configuration management and programming documentation in accordance with required project procedures

· Perform troubleshooting of DCS/PLC hardware, Input/Output (I/O) racks, and associated control system hardware in upset

conditions

· Perform tuning of control loops via the process control software utilizing systems analysis techniques

· Performs corrective maintenance activities applicable to the replacement of PLC I/O cards, PLC output relays, and PLC

protective devices

· Ability to communicate to management personnel PLC and DCS equipment and/or system upset conditions, and make

recommendations for restoring the equipment and/or system to normal operation

· Monitor vendor installation of PLC's and control system to assure technical feasibility and adequacy

· Assist with the preparation and execution of test plans and procedures for the process control system

· Develop and review all standard operating and maintenance procedures associated with the process control system

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assign, supervise and direct work activities of assigned personnel.

Responsible for training and development of assigned personnel.

Compensation & Benefits

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $85,425.60-$109,096.00 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

This position includes a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision, paid leave and holidays, and 401k contributions. For more detailed information on our Benefits and what it is like to work for Amentum: please visit our careers site: www.amentumcareers.com

This position includes participation in the PCAPP Employee Retention Incentive Benefit Plan, which provides a financial incentive encouraging personnel to remain employed by Amentum at the PCAPP project through a specified timeframe provided qualifiers are met.


Minimum Requirements

SURETY

This position is designated as an unescorted access position and is subject to the requirements of the Unescorted Access Program. As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by the PCD Commander.

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or a related field and 6 years’ electrical engineering or automation experience

Or

· Associate degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or a related field and 10 years’ electrical engineering or automation experience

Or

· High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent and 14 years’ electrical engineering or automation experience

Must be a US Citizen or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain PCAPP site access.
Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must be willing to work overtime, varying hours and/or rotating shifts.
Must be willing and able to work in an industrial environment that is in close proximity to and/or in a chemical demilitarization facility.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Have knowledge and understanding of technical documents, including specifications, drawings, test plans, Standard

Operating Procedures (SOP) and system demonstration procedures

· Possess strong organizational skills with ability to coordinate and prioritize projects, adapting to change as they occur

· Competent in developing, analyzing, and modifying complex Distributed Control System (DCS) software, or similar type

system, and related Human Machine Interface (HMI) software, along with experience integrating PLCs into a DCS system.

Ability to understand logic diagrams


Preferred Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

· Experience with Explosive Destruction Technology (EDT) control systems

· Experience in configuring and maintaining Siemens, Honeywell Experion DCS and Rockwell PLC software.

· Knowledge of network systems and related components (routers/switches)

· Education/training in systems programming and analysis

· Must be detail oriented and possess ability to manage complex and varied projects.

· Must have good communication skills to provide technical assistance, presentations, and/or training to field personnel

· Must be able to solve complex problems and understand the impact of decisions upon the operation of the facility