Instrumentation and Controls Engineer/Programmer-Irvine
Company: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Posted on: January 11, 2019
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for providing Controls System/SCADA engineering design and programming support for the Southwest Electrical and Controls group. Typical projects involve design activities, cost estimating, evaluations and report generation, and other engineering professional services. Responsibilities also include programming of process controllers / PLCs, design and implementation of SCADA HMI systems, set-up and configuration of field telemetry systems; as well as on-site start-up, commissioning and on-going support of SCADA and control systems. Experience with Municipal projects and related facilities is desirable. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* Work in a team setting to develop control system and SCADA designs; including plans, specifications and cost estimates * Select appropriate instrumentation and operator interfaces based on project requirements and process environment * Develop Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), block diagrams, control system network and communications systems, schematics, panel layouts and I&C plan drawings * Program a broad range of process controllers / PLCs / PAC's including Allen-Bradley (Logix5/500/5000), Siemens (Step7), Modicon (ProWORX) * Plan and develop SCADA HMI applications in various platforms such as Wonderware (InTouch / System Platform), Allen Bradley (View32/FTView SE/ME), and GE-Furnac (iFix/Intellution for stationary and mobile platforms * Write structured, well-documented, bug-free PLC code in any of the 5 IEC standard languages using PLC Open standards * Set up and configure telemetry and network equipment including managed network switches/routers, firewall hardware devices, network radio telemetry equipment, computer NIC cards, PLC Ethernet and proprietary protocol communications cards * Install, set up and configure alarm dial-out software such as WIN911 * Review Contractor-prepared submittals and shop drawing documents * Provide on-site start-up and commissioning support as well as on-going support of existing control and SCADA systems * Write Operations and Maintenance manuals based on developed PLC/HMI code * Plan and administer Owner training sessions for proper operations and maintenance * Strong focus on client satisfaction and repeat business, the ability to interface directly with client * 5- 10 years of experience in engineering consulting, with the focus on Control Systems/SCADA integration projects * Professional Engineering (PE) certification in California a plus * Wonderware System Platform certification a plus - or willing to obtain certification within the first year * Ability to write in advanced control system programming code / scripting such as VBA, C#, SQL, etc. * Demonstrated experience working with municipal and industrial clients within the Southwestern United States * Willingness to work outside of normal working hours for SCADA start-up and support activities * Excellent reading and writing skills * Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and scheduling programs For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies
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