Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

The Company

Cully Automation are an Irish process control, automation and instrumentation company.  They offer a full spectrum of services from the design and install of primary measurement equipment to large scale process automation and are industry leaders in the field of automation.  Cully Automation offer services into various vertical markets with current primary focus on water and power industries with a plan to expand into further markets.


Role Summary

Cully Automation are currently recruiting for an Automation Engineer for the Automation and SCADA department.  This is a full time and permanent role reporting to the Delivery Manager,  and includes travel from time to time based on project needs. This position is subject to a 6 month probationary period.

The Automation Engineer will be initially working on large utilities projects with Lead Engineer/Senior Automation Engineer but will ultimately transition to the projects team supporting clients throughout the country. The candidate should have strong debugging skills with electrical/Instruments and computer knowledge, and the ability to deal with customer queries.


Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in control and automation designs for projects related to the Water and Wastewater industry
  • Preparation of project documentation including FDS and OMM’s.
  • Responsible for Systems, Software and Electrical Drawings
  • Supporting all aspects of the control systems within projects and ensure all aspects are completed on time
  • 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

 The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time as necessitated by business demands.


Skills Required

  • Degree Level 8 in Engineering – Electrical, Automation and Control
  • 5 years’ post qualification experience and strong interest in automation engineering
  • PLC Programming experience on any such as Allen Bradley, Siemens, ABB, Schneider or Omron
  • SCADA experience such as ICONICS, Intouch, Wonderware, WinCC or similar platforms
  • Previous experience in technical/hands on role and working with electrical/Instrument equipment
  • Strong understanding of industrial control systems, willing to learn and capable of learning in live project environments
  • Previous relevant experience in water/power systems an added advantage and instrumentation/measurement experience a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of object orientated programming
  • Ability to show initiative and complete out on assigned tasks
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral. Must be highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to collaborate at a variety of levels, coupled with excellent organisation, planning and team building skills
  • In addition to problem solving, project management ability is essential
  • Demonstrate a professional and positive approach to work
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer relationship management skills
  • Full, clean driving licence


What We Offer

Cully Automation Ltd is committed to its employees and offer strong competitive salaries along with benefits such as 3% pension contribution, Income Protection Insurance, Death in Service Benefit, Learning and Development opportunities, further education, company vehicles (for applicable roles), bike to work scheme, company laptop, company phone, flexible working arrangements, bonus scheme (for applicable roles) and many more.

Cully Automation is an expanding Irish business that encourages career development and progression of their workforce.  The successful candidate will develop the skills to provide professional service in both workshop and field based environments.