Automation Systems Designer

REPORT TO: Engineering Supervisor

The Automation Systems Designer prepares electrical system designs for the development, manufacturing, implementation, and ongoing support of Cyclonaire’s product solutions. The Designer applies design principles and specification to the design of process instrumentation, power distribution, communications, and supporting industrial software systems. Practical experience with electromechanical process control components, facility and localized electrical power distribution, network integration, and automation and HMI software is required. The Designer’s duties and responsibilities will align with one of two internal design disciplines (Electrical Design or Controls) while maintaining a working knowledge of Cyclonaire’s comprehensive electrical design principles.

Electrical Design Focus – primarily responsible for electrical schema design with secondary focus of Controls

Controls Focus – primarily responsible for PLC and HMI software design with secondary focus of Electrical Design

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Education and/or Experience:

Associate’s degree (A. A.) in an applicable technical field or 2-5 years related experience and/or training in Industrial Electrical. Equivalent combinations of education and practical experience will be considered.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have exposure to Rockwell software; RSLogix 500, 5000, Factory Talk View ME, SE Development software; HTML; Microsoft Office Suite; My SQL, Access, SolidWorks Electrical (or equivalent), AutoCAD, and/or other applicable software programs. Previous Electrical Design or System Controls Design is preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Language abilities is a plus. Candidate must have practical familiarity with industrial controls and system design, including PLCs, HMIs, VFDs, and various other field instrumentation devices. Candidate must demonstrate interpersonal communication skills and willingness to work in a team environment. Exposure to Lean product development and concurrent engineering principles is a plus.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to travel 20-35% of the time in the U.S. and abroad.




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