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Title:  Automation Engineer


Durant, OK, US, 74701

Division:  Maintenance
Job ID:  1508

it's what's inside that counts



There’s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training
  • Paid time off
  • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
  • Company-paid life and disability
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan

Why This Job

This experience offers immense growth in the field of industrial automation. Our Steel Mill in Durant, OK is fully automated, has only been operational for 3 years and was the first of it's kind. You will work closely with Maintenance and Operations personnel to keep our Mill operating safely and reliably with an emphasis on continuous improvement. At CMC, you’ll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential. Apply today!

What You'll Do

  • Proficient in database management and programming
  • Assist in maintaining Variable Frequency Drives, Programmable Logic Controllers, Instrumentation, Process computers and related equipment
  • Ability to maintain and modify Graphical User Interface Programs (HMI)
  • Through understanding of Level II system interfaces with Level 1 PLC systems, the OWS, HMI's and SAP
  • Proactively seek new automation solutions to improve consistency and efficiency
  • Ability to communicate effectively with appropriate departments/individuals
  • General knowledge of Steel Mill Process

What You'll Need

  • Must possess knowledge and skills pertinent to the Levell II and PLC equipment (Siemens and/or Allen Bradley PLC's, VFD's, HMI's
  • Must have a solid understanding of databases and programming languages
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced team environment with shifting priorities while staying organized and detailed oriented
  • Advanced knowledge of: AC/DC motor and control theory; Troubleshooting ABB, Aleen Bradley and Siemens PLC Programming/network configuration; Expert ABB Allen Bradley and Siemens drive knowledge; Electrical controls, NFPA 70E, medium voltage power systems
  • Design, implement, trouble shoot, and repair different PLC and drive control networks such as: Profibus, ABB Field bus, Device Net, and Modbus

Your Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related discipline

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that’s already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We’ve built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over last 100 years — but we’re just getting started.


If you’re ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways that connect our communities, and raise the bar for what it means to do meaningful work day in and day out. In short, you’re ready to be part of CMC. Join us and start moving your career — and our world — forward. 


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma

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