Job ID: 180793951

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
Less than 1 year
Job Description

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automated Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • Familiar with at least one major Automation software.

We are currently seeking an ENTRY LEVEL AUTOMATION ENGINEER for our Panama City, Florida facility. The Automation Engineer is responsible for a variety of hardware engineering, software engineering and maintenance functions including: analyzing automation performance, evaluating necessary automation changes, managing the implementation of automation improvements and benchmarking automation performance. The Automation Engineer performs these functions both as the manager of assigned automation projects, and as an on-shift maintenance resource for maintenance and operational departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acquires a detailed understanding of all of the different automation systems.
  • Works enthusiastically and with both technical competence and outstanding teamwork to deliver automation projects. Manages the specification, development, installation and validation of automation projects within budgetary and corporate guidelines.
  • Managing system resources / diagnostic systems, and monitoring and tuning application/system processes.
  • Modifying and upgrading networking equipment; monitoring network activity; and analyzing network and repair malfunctions.
  • Maintaining physical system backups of the automation process programs; monitoring database performance; monitoring connectivity to applications; and performing software additions or modifications to insure database accuracy.
  • Isolating and replacing defective field components; and diagnosing and correcting control malfunctions.
  • Monitoring applications for proper performance; backing-up computer operating system and it's applications on various platforms; developing and evaluating various scripting languages.
  • Planning, designing, developing, implementing and maintaining HMI applications and visual diagnostic tools.
  • Generates detailed, comprehensive and clearly understandable documentation associated with each of the automation systems as required.
  • Responding to Operator requests and problems; providing operator/maintenance training on new equipment, automation updates and control enhancements; generating reports; providing automation system root-cause analysis; and supporting research and development activities.
  • Maintains an entrepreneurial approach in all aspects of the job; identifies sub-optimal practices and processes and suggest solutions for improvement; identifies opportunities and champion efforts to improve financial performance.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. Maintains and enforces compliance with all company policies.

Berg Steel Pipe, Panama City, Florida operates as a subsidiary of BERG EUROPIPE Holding Corp and is one of the leading manufacturers of large-diameter line pipe in North America. We specialize in pipe production for the oil and gas sector.

For our Automation Engineer position, Berg Steel Pipe provides a very attractive compensation (including bonus) and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid time off, matching 401(K) program, etc.


Berg Steel Pipe Corp.

Berg Steel Pipe, Panama City, Florida, operates as a subsidiary of BERG EUROPIPE Holding Corp and is one of the leading manufacturers of large-diameter line pipe in North America. We specialize in pipe production for the oil and gas sector.

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