Automation/Electrical Engineer
Kennesaw, GA  / Buffalo, NY  / Chattanooga, TN  / Charlotte, NC  / Raleigh, NC ...View All
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Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

If you're looking for a place to grow your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals - Geosyntec is the place for you! We're looking for an Automation/Electrical Engineer with at least 5 years of experience to join our practice in Atlanta, GA, Buffalo, NY, Chattanooga, TN, Charlotte, NC, Raleigh, NC or from any of our offices throughout the U.S. Apply your engineering skills to projects involving process design for water treatment at landfills, mines, brownfields redevelopment, and other water and waste containment systems while further developing the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


  • Responsible for developing automation and control systems for industrial water treatment systems;
  • Programming of ladder logic;
  • Integration with SCADA systems;
  • Develop operator interface HMI applications;
  • Collaborate with process engineers to create functional descriptions;
  • Provide field support for projects during startup and commissioning;
  • Interface with electrical, process, and mechanical engineers to understand software application;
  • Interface with PLCs and drive systems; and
  • Apply standard procedures to trouble shoot mechanical and electrical components, diagnose, and resolve issues.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec's culture as you advance to this next stage of your career. Based on your current level of experience, you may be asked to take on task-level or project management responsibilities, along with business development, and staff mentoring tasks.

Here are some other things you should know about a typical practitioner position with Geosyntec:

  • Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
  • Fieldwork: Up to 25%
  • Overnight travel: Up to 25%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or computer engineering. (required)
  • Advanced degree in electrical engineer engineering. (preferred)
  • Professional registration (P.E.) (preferred)


  • At least 5 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. (required)
  • Strong oral and technical writing skills. (required)
  • Ladder logic programming experience.
  • Rockwell (Allen-Bradley) and Siemens PLC and drive experience.
  • SCADA system experience.
  • Experience with design of PLC control panels.
  • Experience with system cyber security.
  • Experience working with Industrial Databases such as SQL Server, Oracle, Proficy Historian.
  • Computer programming, networking, database, and reporting skills.
  • Strong understanding of piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Self-starter with a passion for problem solving and continuous improvement, and willingness to develop into subject matter expert.
  • Must possess excellent communication, organization, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • I&C design experience, selecting instruments and creating P&IDs, along with writing specifications. (preferred)
  • Electrical design experience, including low voltage design such as single lines, riser diagrams, power plans, and compliance with NEC. (preferred)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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