Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for management and coordination of multi-discipline engineering teams for automation projects comprised of Precis, client, and third-party personnel.
  • Subject matter expert in design and implementation for process, utility, and building automation systems.
  • Experience with major automation system vendors including Allen Bradley, Siemens, Honeywell, ABB, and Emerson.
  • Familiarity of systems integration technologies and approaches.
  • Experience in automation system implementation/migration projects and upgrades required.
  • Knowledge of cGxP requirements as they relate to automation systems preferred.
  • Present automation system designs at client meetings.
  • Assist in performing quality reviews on Precis and sub-contracted third-party deliverables and submittals.
  • Interface with and manage third-party control system vendors.
  • Develop new clients, maintain and expand the relationship and scope of work with existing clients.
  • Determine project requirements, customer requirements, performance standards, complete technical studies, prepare cost estimates.
  • Prepare proposals in response to RFPs.
  • Identify project phases and elements; determine resource needs for project responsibilities and participate in planning to assign personnel accordingly.
  • Present information, report out, represent Precis and the project team at client meetings.
  • Prepare and review systems calculations, drawings, and specifications.
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, resolving problems.
  • Control project costs and confirm project performance using key performance indicators.

A successful candidate will have the following Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical or Electrical Engineering or related major required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the field.
  • The ability to work well with others, lead a team and manage in matrix teams and environments with multiple clients.
  • Experience in automation systems design and implementation.
  • Experience in industrial and process instrumentation types, technologies, and specification.
  • Delegation, mentoring, negotiating, and team skills.
  • Effective presentation, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills.
  • Logical thinking with creative problem solving skills.
  • Understanding of budget control.
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.


  • Automation Systems Hardware and Software
  • Industrial and Process Instrumentation
  • Business Development & Client Management
  • Strategic Thinking/Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Time Management
  • Team Leadership



BS or MS degree in Chemical or Electrical Engineering or related


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