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Process Controls System Specialist

110,000 – 150,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

  • Maintains all Honeywell systems.
  • Installs new and upgrades existing operating systems as required in all DCSs (Honeywell).
  • Installs new and upgrades all applications on DCSs installed.
  • Manage security related issues on all computers. Maintains Ethernet network. Maintains knowledge of emerging technologies.
  • Plans for computer system capacity increases and growth. Ensures maintenance of the hardware and software of the DCSs, peripherals and interfaces, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and stand-alone digital control and monitoring systems that regulate the Unit processes.
  • Determines proper methods and approaches to upgrade operating systems and/or applications. Ensures existing data is kept intact.
    Determines proper approach to troubleshooting DCS operating systems and application of software and hardware. Determines the nature of the problem, develops a strategy of correction, implements the solution, and verifies that the problem has been resolved.
  • Performs software backups and other routine system maintenance tasks on all DCS computers.
  • Creates new user accounts, and assigns privileges, quotas, and other system resources.
  • Manages the ethernet network to allow access to the token-ring PC network as well as all other DCS users.
  • Maintains maintenance support agreements with Digital and other vendors for software and hardware.
  • Develops, maintains, and monitors relevant performance and accounting statistics, and makes changes to improve system performance.
  • Performs system diagnostics as required.
  • Writes and customizes startup and operational command procedures.
  • Performs resource management activities (disk space).
  • Develops and documents startup and shutdown procedures, including normal shut down, forced shutdown, and end of day procedures.
  • Uses troubleshooting diagnostic applications to determine problem areas and replace components as required.
  • Programs Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) ladder logic (Allen Bradley, and Triconex).
  • Backs-up bulk storage devices.
  • Edits reports.
  • Follows all safety rules and guidelines as established.


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • 5 years of operations, computer networking, and/or maintenance of field instrumentation are required.
  • An Associates degree in Industrial Computer Systems Technology is preferred.
  • All successful candidates must be eligible to obtain a TWIC card.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

  • Great Company
  • Great Location
  • Opportunities To Grow
  • Great Benefits

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 110000

Salary Max : 150000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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