Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

The Automation Engineer is responsible for the overall development, administration, implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting of various operations networks, historian servers, HMI's and web services. Other responsibilities include network monitoring, performance analysis, development/implementation of standards and internal customer support and fault/problem management/resolution. The Automation Engineer will coordinate with plants, internal customers and contractors, as necessary to achieve the goals above.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Assist the North American Operations with the new/existing network systems by providing programming, design and troubleshooting to maintain, backup and improve performance regarding network infrastructure, firewalls, services, data networks, HMIs, historian servers, data reliability and PLC operations.
  • Assist and support other Automation Engineer's in troubleshooting and programming of PLCs with emphasis on Rockwell Contrologix, Compact Logix, Wonderware operator stations and historians.
  • Front line contact for any failures of network and computer equipment related to the operations networks and computer systems.
  • Support maintenance and troubleshooting of Wonderware Operator Station systems including InTouch, System Platform, InTouch Anywhere and Historian.
  • Support maintenance, improvement and troubleshooting of Carmeuse Process Data storage, associated data client users, plant networks and backups.
  • Support maintenance, design, improvement and troubleshooting of Carmeuse Process web services: Downtime, Customer interfaces, operator portals.
  • Develop, update and maintain system documentation: Standards, configurations, network diagrams, address tables etc.
  • Support developing new controls and cloud infrastructure for advanced process controls.
  • Perform and maintain backups of all critical data, systems and programs.
  • Maintain existing control workstations. Configure, and deploy new workstations to sites as required
  • In collaboration with the production and engineering teams, design, implement and optimize the control systems to ensure safety and environmental compliance as well as productivity, efficiency, reliability and quality of our products and systems.
  • Generate, review and approve project control programs and functional control specifications.
  • Direct and coordinate internal and external resources assigned to projects.
  • Commissioning of electrical and automation networking systems. Receive systems from vendors ensuring the scope is fulfilled and the functionality and documentation are complete.
  • Meet the end users expectations with a focus on functional effectiveness, long term reliability, and ease of maintenance.
  • Interface with equipment and system integration vendors including expediting documentation and deliveries.
  • Additional duties as assigned by management.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, computer science or related field; or Associates degree in engineering/Computer science with applicable experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in IT/OT, network, electrical, instrumentation, configuration and implementation preferably in a heavy/production industry.
  • CCST, CAP certifications are heavily weighted.
  • Network, security, Microsoft, Cisco certifications are preferred.
  • Proficiency with process control instrumentation, network protocols, web services, windows, Cisco, Checkpoint and troubleshooting;
  • Proficiency and familiarity with
    • Various Man-machine interface programs, in particular Aveva Intouch (formerly Wonderware).
    • RSlogix programming and software.
    • Kepware
    • Windows 7/10/server/datacenter
    • VMWare/VSphere
    • Checkpoint
    • Network configuration and troubleshooting
  • Familiarity and proficiency with traditional programming languages desired/bonus.
    • Python, R, C, C++, Java
  • Detail and process oriented with strong problem resolution abilities; ability to use root cause analysis to troubleshoot;
  • Ability to travel up to 20 to 50%. Overnight stays will be required and could include extended assignments during critical construction and start-up periods.
  • Periodic off hours support may be required.

About Us


Carmeuse started out as a small family-run business in Belgium.

Today it's a leading global producer of lime, high calcium limestone and dolomitic stone. Its products are essential to energy producers, environmental services, construction and manufacturing.

With over 90 production facilities spread across almost every continent, and over 4,500 employees working at Carmeuse every day, the company's most treasured resources are its people.

Carmeuse is dedicated to maintaining a workplace that fosters equal opportunity and creates a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require particular assistance with any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you can submit your request by sending an email to hrsupport@carmeuse.com. This option is reserved for people requiring adaptation due to a disability. The information received will be processed by Carmeuse and then directed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure the proper consideration of the application or hiring process.

About the Team

You will be part of Carmeuse Americas, a Rock-Star team of 2500 workers and employees bringing with them their own culture and specific needs. The Americas headquarters are located in Pittsburgh, PA and have over three dozen production facilities across the Eastern U.S., Canada, Chile, Brazil, and Colombia.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Carmeuse Americas is a leading manufacturer of lime and limestone products used in a variety of applications, and benefits the environment by providing cleaner air, safer water and improved soil characteristics. Founded in 1860, Carmeuse is a privately owned Belgian company evolving from a calcium-based mineral provider into a company that continues to add integrated services. Carmeuse and its subsidiaries offer equipment and engineering services to optimize our customers’ processes, improve safety, and provide reliable supply. Solutions provided through Carmeuse span across a wide range of industries including steel manufacturing, power generation, road construction, site development, building materials, water and wastewater treatment, agriculture, and more. Subsidiaries and partnerships of Carmeuse Americas include: Storage & Transfer Technologies (STT), Mintek Resources, Inc., Yager Materials, Oxidos do Brasil, Rio Cal S.A.S., and Cal Arco Iris.

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