Hardware Engineer

ALPHARETTA GA   Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric Posted: 2 weeks ago  

Job Description:
This role will be joining the Engineering group within the Controls and Digitalization organization. This group is responsible for providing engineering capabilities for net new projects as well as modernization projects for various clients. They are working to install software and hardware technology within power plant environments to allow for the proper functioning of a plant. Their goal is to go into a project environment perform a site walk down, then design the system that is to be installed, then once it is time for installation they will perform process commissioning of the technology that has been installed. They are responsible for the design of the hardware and software systems that are introduced into new or existing plant environments. This is a great opportunity to join an industry leading company and support high level initiatives!

• 7+ years experience as a hardware design engineer within an industrial environment (power plants, factories, energy facilities)
o Understanding of digital and analog circuit design principles, electronic components, hardware architecture, printed circuit boards (PCBs) layouts, schematic capture software, or simulation software
• Strong experience designing distributed controls systems (DCSs) or programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
o Working with various hardware elements such as: processors, controllers, input/output modules, communication interfaces
o Familiarity with industrial communication protocols such as: Profibus, Modbus, Ethernet/IP, and OPC
• Knowledge of engineering processes and power plant applications
• Experience utilizing design tools such as AutoCAD Electrical to create design works for hardware technology and equipment

Nice to have:
• Experience utilizing specific SCADA technologies OmniView T3000

• Perform evaluations of Distributed Control Systems for new and modernized installations
• Participate in site surveys, design review meetings, site readiness meetings, and factory acceptance testing
• Participate in onsite installations and commissioning
• Prepare and update engineering documentation including installation work packages
• Conceptualize the control design and present it to customer as part of customer design review
• Guide the design, development and implementation of complex hardware solutions while adhering to manufacturing processes

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