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Senior Automation Engineer

Company: Champion Technology Services, Inc.
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Position Overview

The Automation Engineer III ensures successful completion of both company and client objectives at the project level. The primary focus of Automation Engineer III is to lead quality design, development, installation and fulfillment of processes and systems utilized for project execution.

Primary Job Functions

Leads and participates in design and development of automation systems.
Tests, troubleshoots, and provides solutions for technical problems and team members.
Manages technical related tasks with internal team members.
Leads project tasks in design, development, testing, installation, commissioning, project closure and inspections/reporting.
Interfaces with the client / vendor on project technical requirements.
Leads overall compliance and quality of projects.
Responsible for delivery of all project tasks within allotted project budget.
Contributes to project scope and budget development.
Provides project level consultancy and client service.
Leads the following project tasks:

Project Kickoff
System Design / Procurement
Programming / Configuration
SAT / Commissioning
Close-out Documentation

Secondary Job Functions:

Ability to fulfill the role of Automation Engineer II.
Maintains awareness of future opportunities at client facilities and informs management.

Key Competencies


Builds rapport, mentors and manages effective teams and work groups. Strong decision making skills, situational awareness and ability to perform under pressure.
Understands others and demonstrates cognitive and behavioral flexibility. (Emotional Intelligence)
Demonstrates and fosters maturity in judgment, ethics and integrity.


Business/Financial acumen.
High level of conflict resolution skills and the willingness to make difficult decisions specific to technology or resource needs.
Possesses an appreciation of business demands (schedule, scope, budget and client requirements).
Ability to analyze and evaluate work processes, work flow and budgets to maintain successful project delivery.
Demonstrates effective organizational, time management and planning skills.


Demonstrates flexibility/adaptability in changing and challenging situations.
Demonstrates a passion for the business and its success
Clear and concise verbal and written communication.
Demonstrates a focus on customer service and attention to detail.
Demonstrates a commitment to continuous personal, peer and process improvement.
Fosters positive energy, creativity and teamwork across all departments/locations with the goal of furthering the company values and to support the company mission.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and preferred 5 years of Automation or Controls related experience (includes relevant intern or co-op).
Experience should include a minimum of 2 years of leading automation tasks within a team.
Technical Expert of multiple automation system platforms including DCS, PLC, HMI, SCADA and other applicable systems.
Experience in implementing solutions based on industry standards (ISA, NFPA, NEC).
Ability to obtain ISA Certified Automation Professional (CAP --) certification.
Valid driver's license.
Reliable personal transportation with valid liability insurance.
Fluent in verbal and written English.
Available for after-hour, weekend and holidays.
Available for overnight and extended travel.


Keywords: Champion Technology Services, Inc., Salt Lake City , Senior Automation Engineer, Engineering , Salt Lake City, Utah

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