Automation Engineers

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What you need to know
Matrix Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a number of Automation Engineers for our client in the Engineering industry based in Co. Kildare.

What’s on offer:

Excellent package including competitive salary and bonus scheme, company vehicle, access to Company Pension Scheme, Income Protection Insurance, laptop and phone to the successful candidate.

Your new job
  • Assist in control and automation designs for projects related to the Water and Wastewater industry
  • Preparation of project documentation including FDS and OMM’s.
  • Assist in the generation of costings for various projects
  • Responsible for Systems, Software and Electrical Drawings
  • Manage all aspects of the control systems within projects and ensure all aspects are completed on time and within budget
  • Design and programming of PLC/HMI control systems
  • Design and implementation of SCADA systems
  • Design and implementation of Telemetry systems
  • Testing of control panels and automation systems including FAT and SAT
  • Work on own initiative on smaller projects and work as part of a team on larger projects
  • Liaise with the clients and Project Managers
  • Liaise with system vendors to source automated solutions
  • Provide technical support to existing customers
What are we looking for?
  • Degree Level 8 in Engineering – Electrical, Automation and Control
  • 3-5 years’ post qualification experience and strong interest in automation engineering
  • PLC Programming experience (Allen Bradley, Siemens, ABB)
  • SCADA experience ICONICS, Intouch, Wonderware, WinCC
  • Previous experience in technical/hand on role and working with electrical equipment
  • Strong understanding of industrial control systems, willing to learn and capable of learning in live project environments
  • Knowledge of object orientated programming
  • Ability to show initiative and complete out on assigned tasks
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to collaborate at a variety of levels
  • Excellent organisation, planning, project management and team building skills
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer relationship management skills
  • Full, clean driving license


  • Previous relevant experience in water/power systems an advantage and instrumentation/measurement experience a distinct advantage


Apply for this job now or get in touch with Vanessa Murphy on or 0874064551

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