16 days old

Electrical and Controls Automation Engineer

Irving, TX
**Electrical and Controls Automation Engineer**

Locations:Irving, Texas

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Postal, Parcel, and Airport Logistics

**Business Unit:** Logistics and Airport Solutions

**Requisition Number:** 222845

**Primary Location:** United States-Texas-Irving

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 40%

**Division Description:**

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics LLC is a provider of logistics industry products and solutions. The business comprises a comprehensive portfolio in mail & parcel logistics and automation, airport logistics with baggage handling and air cargo, as well as service offerings supporting our customers with maintenance, operation and optimization. Our customers are airports & airlines, courier express parcel providers, the US Postal Service and commercial postal service providers.

**Job Description:**

Siemens Postal Parcel and Airport Logistic LLC (PPAL) is seeking an Electrical and Controls Automation Engineer for our Airports operation at our DFW Airport location. The candidate will work for the Airport Logistics (AL) business unit inside SPPAL to support the design, install, test and commissioning of baggage handling systems (BHS) for domestic airports. The BHS is critical to air travel safety and airport/airline profitability. Each BHS is a customized solution optimized for the location, purpose and bag traffic. The solution must have safety, value, dependability, maintainability, efficiency and sustainability.

Position Overview

We currently have opportunities for entry level undergraduate and graduate controls engineers. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic background and be able to apply the knowledge learned in engineering schools to solve problems and suggest innovative solutions. The successful candidates will work with experienced engineers as a part of project team and learn the intricacies of Automated Baggage and Material Handling Systems.


Working in a Matrix organization and reporting to the Engineering Manager and under the direction of the Controls Engineering Leads, the candidate will be required to participate in design, development, testing and commissioning of automated Baggage and Material Handling systems. Assists in the design of systems that integrate electrical hardware and software. Assists in controls material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. Provides assistance in recommending ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction

Typical activities include:

Electrical Schematics & Panel Design (Controls Panel Design, Power Distribution Panel Design) using AutoCAD electrical and/or Eplan

Network design using Profinet, Profibus, ASi bus, ControlNet, DeviceNet, EthernetIP, ModbusTCP, Modbus Plus

Development of Scripts using Visual Basic, Python etc

PLC architecture design

PLC programming with Allen-Bradley ControlLogix, Siemens Simatic S7 (Simatic Manager, TIA), Schneider (Proworx, Concept, Unity)

Function block programming, Ladder logic programming. STL programming

HMI development using SiemensWinCC or Rockwell Factorytalk View (faceplates for motor controls, dynamic equipment status graphics), alarm management, and trending in HMI and SCADA applications

Writing Project Documentation (e.g. Description of Operations, Test Plans)

Testing using emulation tools like Emulate 3D, Automod

Field commissioning and startup of Baggage Handling and Cargo Systems

Providing customer support

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

The position minimum requirements are:

Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Electrical / Controls / Automation / Robotics / Instrumentation Engineering/Technology

Fluent in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access) and Windows operating systems

Strong command of English Language both written and verbal a must

Willingness to travel (mainly domestic) approximately 40 % of the time

Working knowledge of programming in C / C++ / C#, Python, Java

Working knowledge of programming PLC

Working knowledge of VB, Access and SQL Server would be a definite asset

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

The following are preferred capabilities:

Two years experience programming PLCs, in particular Schneider, Siemens, and Allen Bradley.

Two years experience designing industrial machinery or systems.

High level of AutoCAD electrical or Eplan skills,

Experience working live construction jobsites and having safety training

Experience with conveyor systems controls design.

Qualified applicant must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsorship now or at any time during employment.


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


  • Engineering
  • Construction / Skilled Trades

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