Automation Technician

Location US-MS-McComb | US-MS-Liberty
Job ID
Discipline or Craft
Operations & Maintenance
Trade & Craft

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Automation Technician with a fast-proven record of accomplishments to support operations in Liberty, MS. Wood offers health benefits, 401k, vacation, LTD/STD and more. ***Candidates must live within a 60 mile radius***


Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required


  • Plan and conduct independent work to coordinate field labor with Automation and SCADA Engineers.
  • Implement and maintain remote communications equipment (900Mhz – 5.8Ghz Radios, cell modems, VSAT).
  • Monitor SCADA systems or other control systems to determine potential problems with field instruments or hardware.
  • Calibrate and verify field instruments to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Assist Automation and SCADA engineers in troubleshooting of systems from the field.
  • Provide on-call support to various clients’ automation and SCADA systems

Skills / Qualifications


•         High School diploma or equivalent

•         Technical degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Networking, etc. preferred

•         1-2 yrs experience as an automation, instrumentation, or process controls technician


Knowledge, skills and experience:

•         Understand P&IDs, electrical processes, and cause & effect matrix.

•         Controller Experience: RTU's, EFM's, VFD's, PLC Programming (FisherROC, GE, Idec, ScadaPack, Allen Bradley)

•         Instrumentation Experience: Pressure, Flow, Temperature, Level, Actuated Valves, etc.

•         Communication Protocols: TCP/IP, RS232 Serial, Modbus, HART

•         Radio Communications: Freewave, MDS, Cambium

•         Moderate electrical skills: 120VAC, 12-24VDC

•         Ability to read and understand blue prints, PFD’s, and P&IDs

Personal attributes:

•         Excellent customer service skills

•         Ability to manage time effectively and work efficiently

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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