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Controls and Automation Lead

Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: Tampa, FL, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 17707 

Job Category: Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Hatch is seeking an Controls and Automation Lead to join our team in Tampa, FL. The Controls and Automation Lead is responsible for supervising a department of practitioners engaged in electrical and systems and process control engineering activities. The Controls and Automation Lead provides leadership and assists in the resolution of technical matters related to the discipline for all projects being executed in the office. In addition, he or she defines, develops and monitors all plans to meet the project requirements and supports the department of Controls and Automation practitioners to achieve the expected results in terms of quality, cost and schedule.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Manager on Controls and Automation Systems projects.
  • Perform engineering, designs and calculations in accordance with established department standards; Design Procedures, Design Guidelines, and Best Practices.
  • Prepare engineering reports, studies, and calculations.
  • Assist with development of scope of work and man-hour estimates; plans, schedules, coordinates detailed phases of engineering work, preparation and updates of project design milestones, and staffing plans.
  • Identify customer's needs and translates them into work scopes and/or design specifications.
  • Research suitable solutions and prepares capital cost estimates.
  • Establish the design concepts and design data for work assigned to project teams and assures technical accuracy and conformance to project requirements.
  • Coordinate work flow to design team members.
  • Review Control System drawings and specifications and other disciplines' deliverables for compliance with project needs and client standards.
  • Mentor junior engineers and designers.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline.
  • 10 to 15 years’ of “hands-on” engineering experience in Automation & Control Systems.
  • Experience serving as a Sr. Project Manager on Automation & Control Systems projects.
  • Experience in development of plans and specifications for Control System design and programming.
  • Adept at interpersonal relationship building, conflict resolution, and participating in diverse teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communications, self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, and strong data analysis & technical problem-solving skills.
  • Experience developing Control System Master Plans.

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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