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Applications Engineer

Company: ABB Group
Location: The Dalles
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Applications EngineerTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.Working as a Applications Engineer you will be the authority/support person for various engineering projects in PAPI Solutions, Process Automation Process Industries (PAPI), providing technical details, costs and deliverables for sales proposals.You will provide a hands on technical support role under the direction of an Engineering Manager and Project Manager to perform standard engineering practices, using engineering principles, on all phases of project execution and post commissioning maintenance. This position reports toEngineering ManagerYour responsibilities

  • Technically responsible for design, execution and support for assigned automation projects from kick off through post start up. Will focus on documentation process, working with AutoCAD drawings, generating BOMs, familiar with panel layout and general engineering logistics. Will be responsible to go to customer site to preform commissioning and preventative maintenance
  • The successful candidate will lead the design and engineering project activities needed to develop an integrated process and electrical control solution to meet customer requirements. This includes interpretation of control points lists, customer drawings and schematics, P&IDs, electrical one lines, and other customer specifications; aid in development of a complete controls package submittal including electrical design and sequence of operations; programming controller and HMI
  • (Human Machine Interface---) applications using various ABB and third party control/PLC systems with IEC 61131 programming languages; configuring associated HMI terminals; designing field communications with a variety of industry standard bus protocols; applying an understanding of Ethernet networked devices to design control related networks; and working with Variable Frequency Drives, motors and related controls for these devices to be integrated into a packaged solution. This is all hands on work
  • Detailed engineering documentation generation is a requirement of every project. The successful candidate must be able to work with designers to develop a complete controls package submittal for each project as well as installed documentation: schematic and functional drawings, BOMs, As-Builts, alternative parts selection, O&M (Operate and Maintenance---) manuals and coordination with other engineering sites
  • The successful candidate will also support system test, installation, startup, commissioning, system maintenance and customer training of the integrated systems. The successful candidate will lead project technical design and clarification meetings
  • The successful candidate may be asked to work as part of a team or individually which results in the development of functional design specifications. He/she may also be asked to provide sales and proposals support to account managers and business development teams in defining / influencing customer's systems / integration requirement
  • Travel between 25% to 75% is requiredYour background
    • Bachelors degree, preferably in technology, computer, engineering, and minimum 5 years' experience in: PLC and HMI programming, Controls and HMI hands on work, Configuring control Software and Hardware, Design experience in controls panels with AutoCAD, BOM and Submittal experience, Control programming, troubleshooting, maintenance. OR Associates' Degree and minimum 7 years' experience in: PLC and HMI programming, Controls and HMI hands on work, Configuring control Software and Hardware, Design experience in controls panels with AutoCAD, BOM and Submittal experience, Control programming, troubleshooting, maintenance
    • Open to travel about 50%
    • Preferred Qualifications: Experience in light and heavy (Steel, Water, Rubber as example) industry control application; ABB 800xA, AC800M (Control Builder), AC500 (Automation Builder) and/or Allen Bradley SLC/PLC-5 (RSLogix 500), Control/CompactLogix (RSLogix 5000) programming. Experience with BMS or BAMS, BACnet a plus.
    • ABB Process Panel/CP600 and/or Panel View line HMI programming. System integration, automation and/or electrical controls design and engineering. Integration of 460VAC and/or 575VAC Variable Frequency Drives and other drive systems into control solutions. Electrical design and/or power distribution experience a definite plus.Project execution experience
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USA.Benefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Medical insurance
      • Wellbeing programMore about usProcess Industries division delivers complete electrification and automation solutions, industry-specific products and lifecycle services across industries. Engineering and delivering automation solutions from device to monitoring and control make our customers get more out of their investment; digitalization solutions including collaborative operations and augmented reality help improve plant and enterprise productivity, reduce maintenance and energy costs. Our engineering, project management, services and solutions portfolio covers a wide range of industries - Mining, Pulp & Paper, Metals, Aluminum and Cement, Data centers and Food and Beverage.We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

Keywords: ABB Group, Gresham , Applications Engineer, Engineering , The Dalles, Oregon

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