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Airport Logistics Senior Electrical and Controls Automation Engineer

Airport Logistics Senior Electrical and Controls Automation Engineer
by Admin on 09-19-2023 at 1:30 pm

  • Full Time
  • Irving, TX
  • Applications have closed

Website Siemens EDA

Siemens Logistic LLC is seeking a Senior Electrical and Controls Automation Engineer for our Airports operation at our Irving TX location. The candidate will work for the Airport Logistics (AL) business unit to support the design, install, test and commissioning of baggage handling systems (BHS) for domestic airports.  The BHS is critical to air travel safety and airport/airline profitability.  Each BHS is a customized solution optimized for the location, purpose and bag traffic.

Position Overview

We currently have opportunities for Senior Electrical and Controls Automation Engineer. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic background and be able to apply the knowledge learned in previous jobs and engineering schools to solve problems and suggest innovative solutions. The successful candidate will initially work with experienced engineers as a part of a project team and eventually lead his own project team.

Responsibilities includes

Working in a Matrix organization and reporting to the Engineering Manager and under the direction of the Project Manager, the candidate will be required to participate in design, development, testing and commissioning of automated Baggage and Material Handling systems. Assists in the design of systems that integrate electrical hardware and software. Assists in verify material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. Provides assistance in recommending ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction

Typical activities include:

  • Understand system requirements, define system architecture, select the components.
  • Electrical Schematics & Industrial Panel Design, per north American electrical codes
  • Network design using Profinet, Profibus, ControlNet, EthernetIP, ModbusTCP, Modbus Plus Development of Scripts using Visual Basic, Python etc
  • PLC architecture design, PLC programming with Allen-Bradley Studio 5000, Siemens Simatic S7 (Simatic Manager, TIA), Schneider (Proworx, Concept, Unity)Function block programming, Ladder logic programming. STL programming
  • HMI development using SiemensWinCC or Rockwell Factorytalk View (faceplates for motor controls, dynamic equipment status graphics), alarm management, and trending in HMI and SCADA applications
  • Writing Project Documentation (e.g. Description of Operations, Test Plans)
  • Testing using emulation tools like Emulate 3D, Automod
  • Field commissioning and startup of Baggage Handling and Cargo Systems
  • Providing customer support

 Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Electrical / Controls / Automation / Robotics / Instrumentation/ Industrial Engineering/Technology, or college equivalent
  • Two years’ experience programming PLCs, in particular Schneider, Siemens, and Allen Bradley.
  • Two years’ experience designing or commissioning industrial machinery or systems. Fluent in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access) and Windows OS
  • Strong command of English Language both written and verbal is a must
  • Willingness to travel (mainly domestic) approximately 40 % of the time
  •  Working knowledge of programming in C / C++ / C#, Python, Java, VB, Access, SQL, Oracle and PLCs
  • Understanding of electrical codes (NFPA70, NFPA79, UL508A)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Five years’ experience programming PLCs, in particular Schneider, Siemens, and Allen Bradley.
  • Five years’ experience designing industrial machinery or systems
  • High level of Eplan or AutoCAD electrical skills
  • Deep understanding of North American and international electrical codes
  • Experience working “live” construction jobsites
  • Experience with conveyor systems controls design.

Qualified applicant must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsorship now or at any time during employment.


As an employee of Siemens Logistics, benefits include:

  • Health, Dental and Vision plans with options from which to choose Siemens Benefits Quickstart
  • Competitive pay
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement
  • Education reimbursement programs available
  • Professional development
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Paid time off/company holidays
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