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Automation Controls Specialist in Melville, NY at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Melville, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

The Automation Controls Specialist performs advanced maintenance on equipment that monitors flow, temperature, density, level, and pressure of process equipment. This position is responsible for the backup for the Automation Engineer.


  • Responsible for the proper controls and process’s of production equipment
  • Able to coordinate work with the priorities of the business
  • Analyze and determine the replacement, commissioning, calibration and adjustment of complex measurement instrumentation.
  • Troubleshoots and determines the root cause and appropriate course of action to repair complex instrumentation and control systems.
  • Maintains and repairs motors, starters, drives, PLC’s and HMI’s, low-medium-hi voltage systems and instrumentation throughout the entire facility
  • Replaces, repairs, troubleshoots, calibrates, or cleans electrical, instrumentation, and advanced automation systems.
  • Changes hardware and configures software in system to maintain interface between automation and operations as needed.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and safe work in all areas. (Electrical and Automation).
  • Adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements and documentation requirements.


  • High school diploma or GED required, Associates in related field preferred with 5+ years of Electrical and Instrumentation Maintenance Experience
  • Strong controls troubleshooting experience
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Experience a Plus
  • Five years or more of hands-on building automation experience; electrical/mechanical maintenance or service experience in an industrial/heavy commercial environment or with industrial equipment
  • Deep technical knowledge of commercial HVAC equipment, AHU’s, VAV’s, boilers, chillers etc.
  • Must have excellent blueprint and electrical schematic/ladder logic comprehension skills
  • Networking experience and use of networked systems a plus
  • 1 year experience in Allen-Bradly Control Logix Program preferred
  • 3 years Electrical Wiring experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Siemens BMS a plus
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to safely perform the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others
  • Able to lift 25-50 lbs. unassisted and regularly