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Senior Automation Engineer

Full Time


Solstice Consulting Group is seeking a Senior Automation Engineer for an industrial client in SE Houston. Role is HYBRID – 4 days per week in SE Houston office.

Responsibilities include engineering, testing, maintaining and supporting automation solutions as well as intelligent products in MV/LV switchgear applications.

Base Salary $100k – $135k DOE plus bonus opportunity and benefits

Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or similar plus 7+ years related experience


Review and interpret client specifications to produce project Functional Design, drawings and test documentation in accordance with the project requirements and standard procedures.

Develop relay configuration files using various manufacturers such as SEL, GE, Siemens and Beckwith.

Design and configure SCADA systems using WonderWare InTouch, Allen Bradley Factory Talk, Copa-Data Zenon, Siemens WinCC, and/or SEL RTAC HMI

Use common industrial communication protocols such as Modbus TCP/IP, IEC61850, and DNP 3.0.

Develop PLC based electrical system monitoring and controls solutions.

Participate in and develop documentation for factory and on-site acceptance testing (FAT and SAT respectively), as well as perform start-up and commissioning activities as required

Provide technical guidance to internal and external stakeholders, including after sales support.


Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent and 7+ years of experience

General knowledge of Automation and Control systems, or Power Systems, or Protective Relaying

Previous experience in automation, PLC control systems, or protective relaying a plus

Customer service oriented

Experience in producing technical documentation and technical reports

Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

The amount of travel is estimated to be 25% of the time to customer sites (refineries, utility substation yards or even offshore platforms)

The position will contain working in an office environment as well has performing testing on the manufacturing floor with the equipment

Proficient in the following preferred:

Blueprint Reading

PLC Troubleshooting Skills

Electrical Schematics

CAD Software

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