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Project Manager/Automation Controls Engineer

Curtis Bay, MD 21226

Posted: 03/11/2024 Job Number: 21465073

Job Description


Job Summary

Project Manager/Automation Controls Engineer will work closely with internal and external teams to maintain current operations, drive incremental improvements, and implement next generation capability at export terminals and rolling stock maintenance facilities.

Equipment includes but is not limited to thaw sheds, car dumpers, conveyor systems, stacker/reclaimers, ship loaders, overhead cranes, drop tables, turntables, machining centers, and automated production lines.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the design and execution of projects addressing equipment capability and reliability at Export Terminals and Maintenance Shops with a focus on electro-mechanical controls and control systems.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) on machine automation responsible for oversight of PLC, VFD, HMI, and SCADA systems. Take lead in ensuring reliable operation of critical production processes.
  • Develop scope, establish budget, set schedule, and determine resources required to effectively execute assigned projects. Compile effective teams to execute projects through to successful completion. Ensure proper oversight of project expenses, review and approve invoices and contractor expenses associated with assigned projects.
  • Apply sound engineering principles to identify and analyze key performance indicators for opportunities to optimize integrated systems affecting people, processes, equipment, and infrastructure
  • Establish and maintain quality and safety standards.
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree/4-year Degree
  • 3 or more years of experience in leading or managing machine/systems engineering projects

Equivalent Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 5 or more years of experience in leading or managing capital machine/systems engineering projects

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree/4-year Degree
  • 7 or more years of experience
  • 3 or more years of supervisory experience

Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrated skill in managing projects that include electro-mechanical control and power, structural, and civil elements
  • Provide technical guidance and support to field maintenance personnel
  • Thorough understanding of standards and policies
  • Ability to create, read, and understand design drawings and specifications
  • Provide detail estimates for proposed projects
  • Create AFE packages and develop reason and benefit statements
  • Microsoft Office skills (Intermediate proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Effective time management skills to balance multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Financial acumen

Job Requirements
  • Different shifts as assigned in a 24 hour/7 days a week operation (incl working weekends and holidays as business demands)
  • Wear protective equipment (such as welding shields, hard hat, hearing protection)
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