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SCADA PLC Engineer & Programmer

Company: PlanET Biogas USA
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: SCAD- PLC Engineer & Programmer PlanET Biogas Group is a world leader in the biogas industry with over 20 years of experience in the design and construction of anaerobic digestion technology. With more than 550 successfully installed plants worldwide, PlanET is a major player in the global biogas industry. PlanET has more than 250 employees worldwide based in Germany, Netherlands, France, the UK, USA and Canada. PlanET's portfolio covers all areas of biogas technology including Aerobic Digestors and RNG systems from initial planning, design, construction to on-site service and remote support. For the continued expansion of its North American operations, PlanET is looking for an Automation Engineer to join our team. Reporting to the Process Controls Manager, the selected candidate will be expected to handle all aspects of operations, biological and service support of anaerobic digester and RNG projects across North America. Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that safety of PlanET employees, PlanET subcontractors, and customers is paramount by implementation of PlanET Safety Program rules.
  • Traveling to clients' locations.
  • Meeting with clients to discuss their mechanical or electrical automation needs.
  • Drawing electrical or mechanical schematics to demonstrate how processes will work.
  • Developing and installing machine programs using automation software and custom coding languages.
  • Determining machine automation test criteria before the final installation.
  • Testing automated systems for efficiency, safety, and reliability.
  • Troubleshooting system errors.
  • Overseeing the successful installation of PLC programs.
  • Documenting development processes.
  • Providing clients with technical support
  • Mentor fellow employees when the opportunity presents itself.
  • Other duties as assigned Requirements: Qualifications:
    • Traveling to clients' locations.
    • Meeting with clients to discuss their mechanical or electrical automation needs.
    • Drawing electrical or mechanical schematics to demonstrate how processes will work.
    • Developing and installing machine programs using automation software and custom coding languages.
    • Determining machine automation test criteria before the final installation.
    • Testing automated systems for efficiency, safety, and reliability.
    • Troubleshooting system errors.
    • Overseeing the successful installation of PLC programs.
    • Documenting development processes.
    • Providing clients with technical support.
    • Ability to speak, read, and write German would be an asset.
    • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Suite of products
    • Must have valid driver's license and have the ability to work in Canada and the United States Working Conditions:
      • This job operates both indoors and outdoors in areas that are not environmentally controlled. This job may be exposed to weather or under cover and in close physical proximity with others.
      • Exposure to hazardous conditions and equipment. Physical Requirements:
        • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines.
        • Must be able to sit and/or stand for up to 8 hours a day.
        • Spend time bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pulling, pushing, lifting, grasping, or twisting the body.
        • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. PI200983993

Keywords: PlanET Biogas USA, Buffalo , SCADA PLC Engineer & Programmer, Engineering , Buffalo, New York

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