1+ months

800xA Process Automation Technician

Kelly Services
Hahnville, LA 70057
**Role Overview**

The Engineering Solutions Department has a need for a Process Automation Specialist for work in the Process Automation Systems Sustain and Support group.The workload requires one (1) FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) Process Automation Specialist who will provide support and sustain services for a diverse set of process control systems.A preferred technician will consistently demonstrate a proactive aptitude in supporting an ABB 800XA chemical manufacturing process control platform base with care and good communications so that chemical operations execute smoothly without unplanned events.

**Typical Work and Deliverables**

As part of the Clients Process Automation Support and Sustain work team, the Incumbent will be required to perform the following tasks:

+ Actively participate in Site and Corporate Safety programs. Safety is our Number 1 priority!

+ Provide customer consultation on process control ABB 800xA and Mod300 hardware, system software, device communications, and control networks at Clients worksite in Hahnville, Louisiana and occasionally at other sites in Louisiana.

+ Routinely implement minor upgrades and expansions to process control systems utilizing GPM.

+ Participate on a rotating basis to provide 24-hour on-call process control problem and resolution support service coverage for Louisiana Operations site Users.

+ Perform process control system hardware and software audits.

+ Debug process control system hardware and system software problems.

+ Maintain updated program documentation and system program backups.

+ Work as part of an integrated design team to meet project requirements and deliverables.

+ Work as part of project team to provide facility startup coverage.

+ Point of contact for shipments and inventory management associated with Dow Inventory Access Program with ABB

**Candidate Attributes**

+ Ability and proactive desire to learn and retain knowhow about an ABB 800xA base in a chemical manufacturing facility.

+ Sensitivity to and implementation of work process diligence and carefully coordinated group communications with operations personnel when modifying, maintaining, or upgrading process control systems used for chemical manufacturing.

+ Good listening / interpretive skills.

+ Reasoning and problem solving skills.

+ Knowledge and/or experience in software programming and troubleshooting as related to chemical unit operations.

+ Ability to communicate and work with diverse discipline project teams

+ Ability to perform work and projects with minimal supervision and oversight.

**Candidate Selection Criteria**


+ A High School education as a minimum requirement.

+ Candidate must be able to read, write, and speak English proficiently.

**Preferred Knowledge and/or Experience:**

+ Strong background in ABB 800xA and Mod300 process control systems.

+ Strong background in instrument and electrical (I&E) technology and in process control system (or PLC) maintenance.

+ Device communications and control networking knowledge and experience

+ Proficiency in standard office workstation tools:

+ Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint )

+ Microsoft Outlook

+ Candidates with process control applications experience are preferred.

+ Candidates with working knowledge of chemical manufacturing facilities are preferred.

**Work Experience** : The preferred candidate will have at least 2-3 years of ABB 800xA work experience installing, maintaining and configuring ABB 800xA hardware, system software, device communications, and control networks.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-04-05 Expires: 2021-05-22

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