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Automation Controls Engineer

Birmingham, AL 35124

Posted: 08/11/2023 Job Number: 26325

Job Description

Selectek has an exciting opportunity for an Automation Controls Engineer in Birmingham, AL. You do not have to live in Birmingham to be considered for this position. The Automation Controls Engineer will travel to various client sites throughout the Southeastern United States. You must be a US Citizen or authorized to work in the United States to be considered.
  • Travel 50% - 75% of the time to customer plant sites
  • Set up and configure servo drives, VFD’s.
  • Program Siemens, Allen Bradely PLC’s, and HMI’s from scratch programming and program development
  • Rslogix, factory talk, studio 5000
  • New equipment and equipment modifications, provide design/specification/start-up/commissioning for the controls portion of the project.
  • Provide troubleshooting of electrical and electronic controls problems or breakdowns of existing equipment
  • Engineer and specify correct hardware and software needed for automation projects
  • Experienced with setting up, configuring safety (light curtains area scanners), safety over network protocols.
  • Electrical, IO, and panel wiring / troubleshooting
  • Experience with configuring communications to other external devices including robots.
  • Motion control programming experience
  • Experience with vision inspection systems, set up and configuration.
  • Ethernet, profinet, devicenet, can bus experience.
  • SQL Database, VMware virtual environment administration, Networking
  • Ability to develop engineering documents, including bills of material, panel layouts and electrical schematics.
  • Ability to transform requirements into working systems from a blank sheet of paper  
Shift Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Pay and Wages: $70,000 - $115,000 annual salary depending on education and experience
Benefits: 401(k) plus company matching, health, life, vision, and dental insurance available after first 60 days
If you are qualified and ready to take on this opportunity, then we want to get to know you!
Contact Lia Felcyn (678) 335-6114 lfelcyn@selectek.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Lia Felcyn
Technical Recruiter

Originally from Southern California, Lia moved to the Atlanta area in 2005, attending the University of West Georgia and Georgia State University.  Lia graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.  Shortly after graduation, she accepted an unexpected career opportunity in sales and financial services.  Several years into her career, she began a team lead and team recruiting role, which sparked her passion for the recruiting industry.  Lia has been recruiting a wide variety of professionals in various fields since 2017, choosing to focus on professionals in technical and engineering fields with Selectek since 2022.


Lia is a foodie and outdoor enthusiast who enjoys cooking and trying new restaurants, spending time outdoors in nature, watching animal documentaries, and being a mom of three amazing kiddos.

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