CDM Smith Automation Engineer 6 in Concord, California

Job Description:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

CDM Smith is looking for a fully competent, senior level automation engineer to plan, design, and implement complex instrumentation and control systems, SCADA systems, communication networks and advanced computer applications. You will be required to work independently on complex engineering tasks and represent CDM Smith at industry conferences. You will actively participate or assist in new business development by contributing to strategic planning, marketing, business operations planning and establishing budgets. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

• Developing SCADA system master plans, performing needs assessments and providing innovative solutions involving SCADA systems, instrumentation, communication networks, radio and cellular communication systems and cyber security practices.

• Leading and facilitating client workshops to build consensus and effect the decision making process.

• Developing plans and specifications for the design of a full range of projects with minimal supervision, including development of P&IDs, SCADA system architectures, control panels layout, instrument installation drawings, loop diagrams, process control descriptions, cyber security policies and procedures.

• Leading the design for medium to large sized projects.

• Working on multiple assignments simultaneously, meeting schedule and budget constraints, and directing the work of other automation staff.

• Performing general constructions services, including shop drawing review, answering RFIs, conducting and witnessing factory and field function tests, and site inspections.

• Performing small to large project programming services including PLC, HMI and reporting software programming of multiple vendors.

• Project management of Automation specific projects, such as master plans studies, designs or programming services within budget, schedule and satisfaction of client.

• Directing the work of junior level automation staff

• Mentoring and training lower level employees in career development, instrumentation, controls, technology, and project management.

• Actively participating or assisting in new business development by contributing to strategic planning, marketing, promotion, writing and presenting papers at industry conferences and business operations planning.

• Actively participating or leading complete proposal development efforts to capture automation specific projects

• Developing scope, schedule, budget and staffing of automation services for proposals and project assignments.

Requisition ID:

21888BR

Business Unit:

TSU

Job Title:

Automation Engineer 6

Group:

IPO

Certification/License Requirements:

Professional Engineer

CDM Smith Employment Type:

Regular

Minimum Qualifications:

• 10 - 13 years of experience since Bachelor's Degree and/or Master's degree in a specialty field: such as electrical, chemical, mechanical or computer engineering

• Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer, by successful completion of the NCEES Engineering Practice Examination is required. If you are not registered in the state in which this position is located, the ability to obtain registration through reciprocity within three months of hire.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point).

• Preference of previous consulting engineering experience with municipal water and wastewater clients.

• Ability to travel to project sites 10-20% of the time

• Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills.

• Candidate must have excellent client interface skills and ability to develop excellent client relationships.

• Experience with multiple PLC and HMI vendors, SCADA communication systems, radio system design and operation, radio path surveys, Ethernet networking, fiber optic installation, cyber security practices and industry guidelines.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

California - Concord

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Amount of Travel Required:

10%

Assignment Category:

Fulltime-Regular

Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position