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Automation Engineer

Justrite Safety Group

This is a Contract position in Wellsburg, WV posted April 9, 2022.

Justrite Safety Group is a growing family of industrial safety companies. Together we protect workers, workplaces and the environment with a comprehensive range of industrial safety solutions. All Justrite Safety Group portfolio companies are united by deep safety knowledge, long experience, and a commitment to protecting people, property and the planet.

Job Summary

The Automation Engineer will provide a key role in the implementation and integration of automation projects across several manufacturing plants in the U.S. This person will work with a team to design, fabricate, and install small and large automation projects in the field of medium manufacturing. This person will report directly to the VP of Engineering


  • In this role you will design and complete medium to high level manufacturing automation engineering projects to meet business objectives, along with providing support in the field.
  • You will be responsible for design, development, and support of new and existing electrical designs in all types of manufacturing processes and methods. This involves planning, engineering, fabrication, and implementation.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend new technologies and vendors, while assisting in the fabrication and assembly of automation projects to ensure projects conform to business and operational needs.


  • B.S. In Electrical Engineering/Mechatronics Engineering/Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years of industrial automation/electrical engineering design experience (PLC, Control Systems, Solid State Circuitry, VFD drives and related communication devices).
  • Intermediate to advanced skill with AutoCAD Electrical or equivalent & MS Office.
  • Working knowledge of robotics and downstream automated processes is a plus.
  • Practical knowledge of industrial controls including power distribution, 120/240vac controls, 24vdc sensor type devices and 240-480V 3-phase motors and controls, variable speed drives, instrumentation,
  • Proficient with PLC programming and HMI programming software, including the ability to create new programs using Allen Bradley or equivalent controls.
  • Familiarity in NEC regulatory requirements to perform hands on fabrication, assembly, and implementation.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work with a team and/or contractors to obtain specific automation goals and requirements.
  • Moderate travel will be required.

What we are offering

For this position we’re offering a competitive salary and benefit structure to reflect the experience and responsibilities of the position. Alongside this we are offering an excellent work environment. We like to work collaboratively and solve any problems we come across as a team. We are supportive and always work with our employees to ensure they can be a success and to be honest, humble and hungry to achieve.