Full Job Description
As a Controls Specialist within our Fairfield office, you will excel in a multi-faceted role supporting our clients in the Automation Solutions space. You will develop and articulate solutions to complex client automation problems, oversee project execution at a high level providing conceptual and technical expertise, develop and maintain client relationships and provide mentorship, coaching, and leadership to your team members.
Project Leads at JMP are key leaders and a mentor to their peers. They actively contribute to the project and strive for excellence, while managing and leading their projects to successful completion, on time and on budget. Ultimately, you will provide superior client experiences partnering with your internal team to cohesively deliver a vision, energy, and intensity that exceeds client expectations.
What Would a Typical Day Look Like?
Technically, Controls Specialists will partner with project team leads in areas including:
System Architecture design
Startup and commissioning and testing systems at our build facility
Travel to customer site to integrate systems
Exercise Project Management skills by developing project schedules and budgets in collaboration with clients and internal project management resources, ensuring completion of all project deliverables to the satisfaction of the client while fostering a culture of safety
Provide specific technical expertise and guidance in the development of employee skills, acting as a mentor and coach for junior employees as a cohesive team player
Participate in planning sessions with the Branch and Business Development Manager that will identify opportunities for new proposals, drafting of proposals, and explain/negotiate proposals with clients as well as partake in client meetings to help solidify JMP s position and increase client confidence in the JMP team
Interface with customers and offer strong technical expertise and advisement as part of the project team
Interface with Vendors (i.e. Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Emerson, Schneider, ABB, GE, Cisco) for RFQs responses and develop solutions.
Perform on-site assessments, facility walk-throughs, and pre-bid meetings as needed.
Complete proposal development including price estimates and detailed technical scopes
What Qualifies You for this Opportunity?
Post-secondary degree/diploma in Engineering from a recognized engineering faculty or equivalent qualification
Experience in the Automation industry as an Engineer, Technologist and/or project manager, technically delivering on projects
A proven track record of establishing and fostering solid client relationships
Proven track record in the design, procurement, programming, testing, commissioning and maintenance of control systems, including Control Panels, PLCs (Rockwell, Schneider, GE, etc), DCS (DeltaV/Honeywell/Foxboro), SCADA, Instrumentation, HMIs, System Virtualization, and Information Software
Ability to design, implement, and troubleshoot industrial networks
Familiar with IIoT and its benefits in manufacturing and industrial processes
A proven self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude who is motivated by solving complex challenges
Strong client-focused approach, dedicated to providing exceptional client experiences to our internal and external customers
Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to engage, motivate and develop a team to achieve results
Ability to multi-task, exercise good judgment and prioritize workload through outstanding organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with highly developed relationship management expertise, able to interact with various levels within the clients organization
Proven commitment to safety
Motivated & passionate about working with people and overcoming challenges through collaboration and a win-win paradigm
Reliable transportation and an ability to travel; Controls Specialists at JMP should have the ability to travel within the US and Canada
Given the client-focused nature of the work, employees may be required to work over weekends or outside of standard business hours as needed
Who is JMP?
A mature, North American company founded in 1987 with 15 business units across the US and Canada, JMP serves the Fortune 1000 space providing engineering services and turnkey solutions in seven core areas: process automation, control system integration, information and MES, automation and robotics systems, automated guided vehicles, material handling, and networking and security applications.
We are CFE Media s 2nd fastest growing Systems Integrator in the world on the 2019 System Integrator Giants list, certified as a Great Place to Work 2013 through 2019 and a Best Workplaces Canada award recipient from 2013 through 2019 and the only company in the world who is a Rockwell Automation Solution Partner, CSIA and RIA Certified.
Who is the Fairfield Team?
The Fairfield branch of JMP Solutions, branded AdvanTech together with JMP Solutions, is a preferred and specified Systems Integrator for Municipal and Government Agency Construction projects, and for privately owned facilities in the areas of water and wastewater, environmental, and power applications in the New Jersey, New York, and surrounding areas. With over 30 years of experience in the area, our engineers and project team are knowledgeable and passionate about solving business challenges by implementing a variety of solutions across all local market segments.
Infrastructure (Bridges and Tunnels)
Food and Beverage
What does JMP value?
Our values are our foundational concepts on which we build JMP; we adhere to these no matter what mountain we climb.
Integrity: We do what we say we will do, every time, all the time.
Relationships: We identify professional working relationships and create opportunities to develop those relationships
Collaboration: We team together to achieve far more than we could on our own
Leadership: We value people who lead by example, take pride in what they do and inspire others
Respect: We promotes a caring environment of mutual respect for employees, customers, partners, and communities
Excellence: We set high standards of performance for ourselves and our team
Why Join the JMP Team?
At JMP we invest in our employees. JMP provides a very challenging work environment and believes in treating all employees with respect and providing equitable compensation. We empower our employees to use their creativity and problem-solving skills daily. We have a solid performance management system and a supportive leadership team to help us achieve our personal and corporate objectives.
What Do Our Employees Say about JMP?
JMP is a great place to work because everyone on the team has the opportunity to make meaningful and significant contributions to the projects they are working on. We are always working on innovative projects in a wide range of industries which always keeps the job interesting.
Employee, Automation & Robotics Division
I love working at JMP because it s fast-paced and I m never bored. There is a ton of room to grow and I m always able to push my boundaries and feel supported while doing it. I have been given a lot of great opportunities to grow both personally and professionally.
Employee, Calgary Office
I have been bombarded with new things and JMP has the support structure both in the office and across North America to help me smoothly navigate this transition. My advice to new hires at JMP is to take advantage of the resources available to you. There are 250+ other employees you can learn from and so many different directions you can take your career.
Employee, Fairfield Office
JMP Solutions has an accommodation program in place that provides reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please contact Human Resources.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.