Industrial Automation Engineer

Location: San Jose, CA

Location: San Jose, CA

Therma LLC has an immediate need for an Industrial Automation Engineer.

Why Therma?

  • Our Culture – Our culture is open, innovative, collaborative, and fun – all reflected in recognition of Therma in the “#1 Best Place to Work” list on multiple occasions.
  • Paying it Forward –We contribute thousands of hours of volunteer service in our communities each year, and our company acts as a conduit to help people get connected to the services opportunities that mean the most to them.
  • Teaching and Learning –We create a culture of teaching and learning through cross-mentoring that spans generations, disciplines, interests, and talents. We strive to give each person exposure to the widest array of experiences possible to help them grow further and faster than they could anywhere else.  
  • Mixing Business with Pleasure –We care passionately about our clients and each other, and we do our best to spark a spirit of excitement and discovery in everyone around us.
  • Our Benefits – We offer a competitive benefits package, including 401k, Life Insurance, Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • BS or higher in chemical, electrical or mechanical engineering with at least 3 or more years relevant experience or anequivalent combination of Bachelor’s degree and experience in the areas of process automation and controls.
  • Experience with estimating new projects .
  • Capable of execution for automation projects that require the following skill sets:
    • Hardware design and selection
    • Drafting Functional design and SOO (Sequence of Operations) specifications
    • PLC programming and scripting
    • HMI (Graphics) development
    • Test protocol development
    • Commissioning and close out documentation
    • Management of automation project budgets
    • Mentoring of team members and automation staff
  • PLC/DCS programming, process instrumentation, process control, S88 Batch programming, communication networks, and information management systems. Desire to have experience with one or more of the following PLC control system platforms:
    • Rockwell RSLogix5000 and RSLogix500
    • Siemens Step 7 and/or TIA Portal V11-13
    • DeltaV, ABB, Foxboro
  • Operator interface (HMI) development and configuration. Desire to have experience with one or more of the following HMI/SCADA platforms:
    • Ignition
    • GE Cimplicity and/or GE iFIX
    • Wonderware
    • Rockwell FactoryTalk View Studio
    • Siemens
  • Practical knowledge including specifying, implementing and configuring networked VFD’s (Variable Frequency Drives)
  • Experience with specifying and/or implementing data acquisition/historian systems, such as OSI PI, Wonderware Historian, or other similar types of data acquisition systems.
  • Design and development of instrument and control system panels using Autocad, or at least experience using Autocad is highly desirable.
  • Knowledgeable in UL 508A design for industrial control panels. Knowledge of UL698A is a plus.
  • Experience with field startup/commissioning and support calls to customer sites.
  • Experience with specifying instrumentation solutions is a plus
  • Experience with structured text programming (i.e. C++, Java, VisualBasic, etc.) is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills (i.e. specification development, customer and internal correspondence).
  • Local travel will be required including occasional trips outside of California.

Therma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or sex.

Health and Welfare Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program

Personal Benefits:

  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty

Financial Benefits:

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance