Application Engineer

at ADB Airfield

Columbus, OH

Posted on Nov. 18, 2016

Full Time

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Disability Insurance

As an Application Engineer you will provide support in the design of hardware and software application solutions and training. This position is involved in engineering, programming, commissioning and retro-commissioning projects related to our controls systems. This position is also responsible for providing support for project management, bid/proposal preparation, configuration and testing/validation. In this role you will be heavily involved working in the field with subcontractors and our customers.

Essential Functions
• Performs configuration, validation, deployment, test, and archival management of both commercially available and proprietary industrial control system software configurations
• Maintains familiarity with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airport policies, procedures and products
• Maintains familiarity with FAA Advisory Circulars and understand the airfield lighting industry and product lines
• Responsible for generating software training classes for customers or internal employees
• Responsible for national and international travel at a minimum of 30-40% of the time
• Travel periods may exceed 7 days at a time

Competencies
• Customer Focus - Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers
• Integrity/Ethics - Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, supports company values, and conveys good news and bad
• Product Knowledge - Knows and explains product features/benefits, understands/sells the full product line, understands customer's business operations and needs, understands/responds to the competition, applies market knowledge
• Accountability - Takes responsibility for all work activities and personal actions; follows through on commitments; implements decisions that have been agreed upon; maintains confidentiality with sensitive information; acknowledges and learns from mistakes without blaming others; recognizes the impact of one's behavior on others
• Problem Solving/Analysis- Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts
• Results Focus - Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets team standards and responsibilities, provides leadership/motivation
• Technical Skills - Understands specialty equipment, keeps knowledge up-to-date, is a technical resource for others, follows technology practices and standards
• Deductive Reasoning- Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
• Vision and Values Supports values and daily actions and decisions, communicates vision and values to others, generates enthusiasm, incorporates vision when planning

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) or Engineering Technology (EET) or Computer Science (CS) or Computer Engineering Technology (CET) or equivalent degree
• Two (2) to Four (4) years related experience or the equivalent combination of experience and education
• Two (2) to Four (4) years of experience working as a computer technician or related experience
• Able to design and review electrical wiring diagrams and 1-line diagrams
• Advanced understanding of network communications
• Advanced understanding of PLC (Allen Bradley/Rockwell, Siemens)
• Proficient with various text editing and text comparison tools (Araxis, Winmerge, Notepad++)
• Proficient with various human machine interface systems (WinCC, FactoryTalk, Wonderware)
• Proficient with various industrial control systems (Step7, RSLogix)
• Proficient with various virtualization systems (VMWare, VirtualBox, Parallels)
• Possess Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must be able to work as a member of a diverse team
• Must be deadline driven and able to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines
• Possession of a valid driver’s license
• Must maintain an insurable driving record
• Must pass any required BCI and FBI Background Check
• Fluent English (oral and written communication skills)
• Must be available to travel both domestically and internationally

Preferred Qualifications
• International travel experience
• Fluent Spanish (oral and written communication skills)

Benefits
• Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 401k Retirement Plan

ADB Safegate is a leading provider of integrated solutions that boost efficiency, improve safety, raise environmental sustainability and reduce operational costs for airports and airlines. These solutions tackle every aspect of air traffic handling and guidance, from approach, to runway and taxiway lighting, to tower-based traffic control systems, to intelligent gate and docking automation. More than 2000 airports in 175 countries have chosen ADB Safegate as their preferred partner for airport operations.

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