Jun 27, 2022

Automation Programmer - 2022 San Antonio, Texas

  • Streamline Innovations
  • San Antonio, Texas
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Other

Job Description


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Job purpose

As the Automation Programmer, you will help design, maintain and improve the PLC code base and automation strategies across Streamline’s production sites under the guidance of senior engineers. You will contribute to the Streamline vision by lowering operational costs by focusing on process automation, control, and data analytic initiatives.

This position differs from Automation Integrator, as it is much more focused on in office PLC programming, SCADA development, device configuration, and very little field device commissioning.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provides Assistance to Operations (ATO) support in a way that keeps control strategies at top performance, ultimately ensuring that customer needs are met.
  • Drives process optimization through implementation, maintenance, and advancement of initiatives, such as advanced controls and loop optimization.
  • Provides training support to Operations and Maintenance personnel to close training gaps.
  • Performs asset management; advances predictive and preventive maintenance technologies through the use of Asset Management and Optimization tools.
  • Monitors unit alarm management and works with Operations to rationalize and optimize unit alarms to increase safety awareness and optimize utilization of control systems.
  • Review and comment on packaged equipment P&ID’s including the vendor logic diagrams and cause & effect charts
  • Support the Commissioning Manager in pre-commission actives such as FAT, as required results report
  • Participate in HAZOP studies
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions, and decisions
  • Other duties as required


Skills & Qualifications

  • 3+ years working as PLC programmer, Automation Integrator, or related work
  • B.S. degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer Science
  • Must demonstrate strong functional programming skills in a language (python, C/++, any PLC programming language, MATLAB/OCTAVE)
  • Programming experience in Allen-Bradley PLCs
  • SCADA development experience, Ignition preferred
  • Experience working in a chemical manufacturing plant


  • Medical, dental, and vision employee and dependents
  • Company vehicle or vehicle allowance
  • Company fuel card
  • Tools provided
  • Workman’s comp
  • Short- term and Long-term disability
  • PTO/ Holidays
  • Competitive Wages
  • Direct deposit


IT Project Management, Software-Web Development



Security Clearance

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