Job Title:Plant Automation EngineerCareer Level :PB (Professional Band)Location :Sulaibiya Waste Water Treatment & Reclamation Plant, KuwaitBusiness Unit:Suez water technologies and solutions, Italba Services s.r.lFunction:ServicesReports to:ASSISTANT PLANT Manager – SWWT & Reclamation Plant, Sulaibiya, Kuwait Plant Automation Engineer is responsible for the safe and smooth operation of UF/RO reclamation plant, will be part of Plant Enhancement & Automation team and will be work on general shift. Responsibilities include but not limited to maintenance of plant automation & control system, troubleshooting & development of PLC ladder logics for UF/RO process sequences, configuration & debugging of HMI, co-ordinate with other discipline team members during equipment/system maintenance, to provide support on local IT system, monitoring of UF/RO system & plant utilities, to follow on O&M procedures and activities, evaluating treatment process/plant conditions as part of control system and making process control decisions. Plant Automation Engineer shall be work closely with the Operation team members and other maintenance discipline supervisors to ensure smooth and effective operation of reclamation plant and to sustain overall plant performance.RESPONSIBILITIES:The Plant Automation Engineer is responsible to perform the below tasks and any other tasks deemed necessary:Reviews process control operation through inspection of system and process sequences in PLC/SCADA system, technical data, operating reports and historical trendsInvestigates, diagnoses, and recommends modifications required in PLC & SCADA logic sequences developed for UF/RO plant system or Process or plant utilities to ensure that meets recommended operation specifications Advises on all matters pertaining to the Plant automation control system configured for UF/RO plant process or system operation to ensure the economical functioning of plant facilities.Responsible for creating safe working area by providing necessary interlocks on control system to protect equipment/system from potential hazardous source and to authorize work executor to start the maintenance/service of the equipment/systemAble to read and understand P&IDs and control loop descriptions of various plant process and equipment operationDevelop new program sequence in ladder logic or modification on existing ladder logics based on process requirementsResponsible for new process sequence development including design, programming, simulation, testing, start-up and documentationRegular and periodic backup of historical data, ensure that the performed backup is efficient and reliable in emergency casesDevelop and understand the hardware drawings for PLC system, remote I/O panel wiring diagram and network drawingsTo work closely with client operators and O& M supervisors to maintain good relationship while on executing the assigned or common tasksExecute assigned tasks efficiently as per the instruction given based on plant process/maintenance requirement and update the status periodicallyResponsible for communicate with other discipline responsible on equipment isolation through PLC/SCADA system before to initiate the maintenance works, follow up the works until the completion of worksWrites comprehensive reports on process control operations as necessary to provide information as may be required by managementDemonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality service.Monitoring of process parameters, online instruments and individual system performances through plant automation system and initiate necessary actionAssist Operation team members on investigating & troubleshooting the process disturbances, equipment malfunctioning and notify the concern department responsible in time for necessary actions.Strictly to follow site EHS regulations, knowledge on hazardous chemicals, confined space activities, knowledge of chemical spill control, LOTO procedure and with evacuation & emergency preparedness procedures QUALIFICATION & REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation/Electrical/Electronics engineer or equivalent. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements will be consideredWork experience of minimum 5-8 years in plant automation and control system Experience with HMI/SCADA packages such as: iFix, GE Cimplicity, Iconics, Genesis, Rockwell RSView or Wonder ware. Hands on work experience in GE Fanuc Cimplicity,RTIP and Proficy Historian will be advantageous.Experience with PLCs such as: Rockwell, GE Fanuc, Siemens, or Modicon.Hands on experience in GE Fanuc PAC Rx7i or Rx3i, Versamax controllers, remote I/O modules and programming experience in Proficy machine edition will be an added advantage.Experience with: Foundation Fieldbus, Device Net, or Profibus is a plus.Work experience in Hot redundant PLC/SCADA system and configuration of SST-VME scanner moduleExperience in Computer networking and knowledge on computer hardware & windows OS software configurationExperience in VB scripting, MS office and knowledge on SQL & MS AccessExperience in UF/RO plant process & knowledge on Waste Water Treatment and Reclamation plant will be an added advantageKnowledge on plant safety and EHSGood communication skills in English. Arabic knowledge advantageous.DESIRED CHARESTERICTSExperience in handling small group of team membersWork experience in any large Water treatment plant process, Chemical, O&G plants or Power plants or any other continuous process industriesExcellent problem solving & troubleshooting skillsReady to work under pressure and to deliver within deadlinesShall possess excellent interpersonal skills and shall be a good team playerTo provide on call support during plant emergency and to Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements to inspect plant operations.