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Automation Control Systems Integrator

Job Description - PDF

Automation Solutions creates innovative custom machine control solutions. During the past 20 years, we have provided industrial automation systems, machines, services and components to machine builders and end-users throughout the world. We occupy a unique niche as both a Factory Authorized Systems Integrator and an Authorized Distributor for many quality automation lines.


In this position, you will lead a team to create innovative, responsive solutions to a wide variety of machine control applications. We apply a common "toolbox" of components to create custom solutions for a wide variety of applications. You will develop projects from customer discovery; to PLC, HMI, Motion, and Network programming; through validation and startup at the customer's location. Most projects are completed in less than six weeks, and startups are usually daytrips. Individual initiative, a dedication to quality and a sense of pride in one's workmanship is critical. As a member of our engineering team, you will work cooperatively with the principal engineer, other engineers, draftspeople, project managers, and production technicians on a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects.


  • Must demonstrate mastery of IEC 61131-3 PLC programming, with an emphasis on Structured Text and Ladder.
  • Must adhere to Automation Solutions standardized conventions and guidelines.
  • Willingness to write disciplined, organized and well-documented code.
  • Fluent in ANSI Y32.2/IEEE and IEC electrical schematic symbols and layouts
  • Fluent in ANSI/ISA S5.1 P&ID process schematics symbols and layouts.
  • Functional understanding of UL508A and NFPA79 standards.
  • Expert proficiency implementing/troubleshooting PLCs, HMI, motion control, servo systems, industrial sensors.
  • Experience with industrial networks such as Modbus TCP, Ethernet/IP, CANopen, and J1939.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills and an ability to calmly guide our customers through the startup process.
  • Experience commissioning and troubleshooting automation systems.
  • 5+ Years of experience

Beneficial Experience

  • PLC Programming with CoDeSys (SoMachine) on Schneider and Wago PLCs.
  • PLC Programming for Mitsubishi FX-, A-, Q- and iQ- PLC systems.
  • PLC Programming for Rockwell/Allen-Bradley
  • Motion Programming with CoDeSys (SoMachine) SoftMotion, or Mitsubishi motion controllers.
  • HMI Programming for Schneider (Proface), Red Lion, Mitsubishi, Panelview systems.
  • ANSI C/C++ Programming

Working Environment

Most work will be performed at our offices in Beaverton, Oregon. Additional work will be required in a wide variety of environments and industries, including everything from clean-room to rock quarry to military installations. You must be willing and able to work offsite as required. Fieldwork is usually within driving distance but will include out-of-town startup and service trips generally amounting to less than 15% of the total work schedule.

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive compensation (commensurate with ability); Flexible work schedule; Paid vacation with additional Paid Time Off (PTO); 9 Paid holidays; Healthcare reimbursement; Specialty training and new skills development, and more. Please submit a resume and cover letter to - include "Systems Integrator" in the subject line.