Electrical Automation Engineer – Mobile, AL

  • Job Details

  • Job Status: On Hold
  • Posted On: August 8, 2023
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: Mobile. AL
  • Desired Experience: 5+ years
  • Desired Education: Bachelors
  • Compensation:
  • Travel: Negligible
  • Relocation:

Gateway Sourcing is a professional recruiting and staffing company. We have a client within the manufacturing industry looking to hire an Electrical Automation Engineer.  Applicants must have an Engineering degree and at least 5 years of automation experience.



Our client is a well-established company with facilities throughout the world.



  • Manage the specification, development, installation and validation of automation projects within budgetary and corporate guidelines.
  • Manage system resources / diagnostic systems and monitor and tune application/system processes.
  • Modify and upgrade networking equipment; monitor network activity; and analyze network and repair malfunctions.
  • Maintain physical system backups of the automation process programs; monitor database performance; monitor connectivity to applications; and perform software additions or modifications to ensure database accuracy.
  • Perform time-critical maintenance; isolating and replacing defective field components; and diagnosing and correcting control malfunctions.
  • Monitor applications for proper performance; back-up computer operating system and applications on various platforms; develop and evaluate various scripting languages.
  • Plan, design, develop, implement and maintain HMI applications and visual diagnostic tools.
  • Generate detailed, comprehensive and clearly understandable documentation associated with each of the automation systems as required.
  • Provide operator/maintenance training on new equipment, automation updates and control enhancements; generate reports; provide automation system root-cause analysis; and support research and development activities.
  • Identify sub-optimal practices and processes and suggest solutions for improvement. Identify opportunities and champion efforts to improve financial performance.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering, automated manufacturing engineering or other related engineering degree (required)
  • Experience with Siemens type PLCs / HMI’s and software tools, programmable logic controllers, electrical panel layout and design, working with bills of material, understanding electrical schematics, and reading and P&ID drawings, heavy industrial electronic, electrical, and electro-mechanical systems, and principles of hydraulic and pneumatic systems (required)
  • Five or more years of Automation experience in a heavy industrial setting (preferred)


LOCATION:  Position is based in Mobile, AL.  This is an onsite position; not remote.  Relocation assistance may be considered for exceptional candidate. 


TRAVEL:  Negligible


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • Company profit share
  • Excellent health, dental, & vision coverage
  • Company-paid Life and Disability benefit
  • 401(K) retirement plan including $1 for $1 company match up to 5% of earnings
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays
  • Annual safety boot and safety prescription eyewear allowance
  • Company-paid training & certification, tuition reimbursement, wellness program incentives, employee recognition bonuses, IDEA program bonuses, and more

If you, or someone you know may be interested and qualified for this position, please forward your resume and letter of interest

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