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Automation and Control System Developer

Company: Henningson, Durham & Richardson, PC
Location: Butte
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. Watch Our Story: We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

The Automation and Control Systems Applications Developer will have responsibility for, programming, testing, implementing and commissioning the control system as designed. The Automation and Control Systems Applications Developer will be responsible for coordination of the control system with the Design team, construction team and Client.

The individual must have proven experience in PLC logic and HMI integration in any of the following PLCs (Allen Bradley, Modicon, GE, Siemens, etc.) and HMIs (FactoryTalk, Wonderware, iFix, Ignition, VTScada, etc. ). Must be able to create and read logic and P&ID diagrams for program design, programming, simulation, testing and startup. Experience with logic auto-generation from templates is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in programming as well as the ability to develop and implement standard engineering practices, as well as provide detailed documentation upon project completion. This person will be the project applications engineer and may be responsible to lead project task activities.

The primary duties for the Automation and Control Systems Applications Developer will include:

Programming the project control system as defined by the project scope - SCADA, PLC, HMI, Historian, Communications hardware, etc.
Manage project tasks within scope budget and schedule
Coordinate with Design, Construction and Start-up team leader for project control system
Download, test and document control system programs and communication systems as defined in scope
Participate in field testing and commissioning of the control system
Must be willing to travel as necessary. Duration of travel and frequency of travel will depend on project/HDR needs.

Required Qualifications

Engineering or associate degree in electronics/technology or related field of study
Experience in process control system programming - Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Programmable Logic Controllers(PLC's), Human Machine Interface (HMI), Operator Interface Terminals(OIT's), Industrial communication networks set up and testing and assistance in start-up and commissioning

Preferred Qualification

3 years' experience in process control system programming
Experience working in the water and wastewater facilities, Oil Gas industry, Power generation and Distribution, Mining and other industrial facilities
Proven track record in programming leadership as well as the ability to develop and implement standard engineering practices, and provide detailed documentation upon project completion.
Excellent communication, leadership and planning skills, and ability to thrive in a team environment. Position requires very strong skills in preparing client presentations, project memoranda and reports
Attitude and commitment to being an active participant of employee-owned culture
Preference given to local candidates


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

HDR provides a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off, parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonus and tuition reimbursement. The expected compensation range for this position is $70,000- $100,000 annually depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location. (Stated benefits are for full-time regular positions. Temporary and part-time roles are eligible for limited benefits.)
Primary Location: United States-Montana-Butte
Other Locations: United States-Montana-Bozeman, United States-Montana-Billings, United States-Montana-Missoula
Industry: Building Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Control Systems
Job Posting: May 6, 2024

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.
USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.
CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.
At HDR, health and safety matters.
For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.
If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.

Keywords: Henningson, Durham & Richardson, PC, Bozeman , Automation and Control System Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Butte, Montana

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