Automation Engineer

Date: May 17, 2024

Location: New Prague, MN, United States, 56071

Company: Chart Industries

Ensuring Chart’s Success…

Chart is looking for an Automation Engineer for our New Prague, MN facility. This engineer will design and specify industrial control systems for our Engineered Systems group. They will take part in the full project cycle from customer specification reviews, documentation submittals, design specifications, and factory acceptance testing. Key industries that the Engineered Systems include water treatment, oil and gas, natural-gas and hydrogen power generation, laboratory equipment processes, space (rocket fueling), food and perishable freezing processes, and many others.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…

  • Develop front end engineering documentation such as single-line diagrams, control theories, and panel specifications for industrial control systems
  • Specify hardware solutions that meet product design specifications
  • Program development utilizing programmable hardware interfacing with analog and digital sensors, user interface display and controls, motor control, and electro-pneumatic systems control with pressure feedback
  • Develop test and diagnostics software to support bench testing and field service
  • Develop hardware specifications and work with 3rd party panel vendors for fabrication
  • Review and evaluation of product design through informal and formal design reviews as well as through design verification test plans and reports.
  • Generate documentation for developed controls solutions
  • Evaluate product non-conformances and implement design improvements
  • When required, support manufacturing personnel with product electronic troubleshooting

Your Professional Experience Should Be…

  • 3+ years relevant experience in PLC programming, HMI programming, and hardware specification
  • Firmware and software experience using programming languages such as Rockwell Studio 5000, Rockwell FactoryTalk, Connected Components Workbench, Ignition Edge HMI, Red Lion Crimson
  • Testing and troubleshooting experience utilizing multimeters, HART communicators, various software
  • Ethernet and serial networks and communication protocols such as Modbus, Profibus, and Ethernet/IP
  • Process hazard analysis, SIL, and safety rated devices
  • Analog & digital circuit design and sensor integration
  • Systems engineering experience covering electrical hardware, power, system interconnection, and user interface
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of an integrated team
  • Familiarity with NFPA NEC 70, hazardous location installations, and classified area hardware

Your Education Should Be…

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent discipline

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…

  • Ability to work in an office and production environment
  • Ability to sit, stand, and/or walk for 8 hours/day
  • This position will require the ability to move around the lab and production floor to address production issues relating to products and equipment
  • Occasional lifting of up to 40 lbs
  • Occasional pushing, pulling and handling of materials
  • Travel up to 25%, potential for international travel

Chart is an equal opportunity employer