The Control Systems Field Engineer role supports the Weir Group through the effective design, analysis and delivery and maintenance/field support of control systems & condition monitoring equipment including the “Synertrex” proprietary sensing technologies applied to Weir products in the Minerals division. The candidate must possess the technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot and validate these systems in a compliant manner.
The Control Systems Field Engineer role is responsible for supporting the automation and control systems design, specification recommendations, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance. This includes the Synertrex branded control systems & condition monitoring equipment as well as predictive maintenance algorithms & solutions.
Responsibilities include working closely with Key Product Management Team and other key stakeholders to understand the business requirements and use cases; to design the equipment technical installation specification; assisting in the development and testing of new sensor technology, supporting field installations as well as rollout and system configuration (deployment) and algorithm development. The candidate will be responsible for automation and control systems design recommendations, specification recommendations, programming, simulation, testing and customer start-up assistance.
Control and Condition Monitoring Equipment
Education and Experience
Knowledge of Minerals control processing equipment considered very beneficial but not essential
Is capable of reading and understanding mechanical and electrical /electronic engineering drawings. Able to define problems, collect and interpret data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Work in the field on Mine or other sites for testing, commissioning and development. Able to walk up multiple levels of process plant structures to heights of 40m
Will be based in St. Louis, Missouri with 20-40% domestic & international travel. Mix of office and field work with occasional work in hot and cold environments.
Analytical – Understands and able to break down complex or diverse information; gathers and processes data to identify problems, draw conclusions and propose solutions; able to consider different options and alternatives and make appropriate recommendations; works well with others to resolve problems and implement solutions.
Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; listens actively and seeks clarification; asks appropriate questions; able to effectively present and discuss views and ideas; adjusts style and language to meet the needs of audience; shares relevant information; gives constructive feedback to others and is open to receiving feedback
Project Management - Develops robust project plans and effectively coordinates tasks; communicates changes and progress to key stakeholders; completes projects on time and budget; successfully manages project team activities.
Planning / Organising - Prioritizes and plans work activities for self and/or others to meet individual, team and departmental objectives; anticipates resources required to deliver tasks and identifies potential risks; able to adapt if circumstances change; checks completion of activities and progress on projects, showing awareness of deadlines and develop appropriate action plans.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands and reacts well under pressure; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.