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Title:  Operations Automation Engineer


Seguin, TX, US, 78155-7510

Division:  Engineering
Job ID:  9687

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:

  • Day 1 benefits coverage with low cost medical, vision, dental
  • Paid-time off and vacation starting Day 1
  • Competitive compensation and bonuses
  • Company-paid Lifestyle fund, life and disability insurance
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Training and advancement opportunities

Why This Job

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, 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.

What You'll Do

  • Provide field assistance in periodic automation changes and tune-ups
  • Complete automation projects regarding upgrades and new equipment
  • Provide automation support on large capital projects
  • Provide remote assistance through virtual servers at the facility for internal remote troubleshooting
  • Maintain hardware and software at pertinent locations along with backups and disaster recovery plans

What You'll Need

  • 10+ years in PLC programming, Allen Bradley, ControlLogix & PLC 5
  • Understanding of and ability to design, implement, troubleshoot, and repair different PLC and drive control networks
  • Strong knowledge of Ladder, Function Block, Structured Text PLC Programming, and knowledge of Python, Jam, and C#
  • Experience creating, modifying, and maintaining Industrial SCADA / HMI, including WonderWare, PanelView, and Ignition
  • Specify, install, configure, and scale field devices including motors, accelerometers, RTDs, loads cells, pressure transmitters, flow transmitters, valve positioners

Your Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant experience required

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 the 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 connecting our communities, and do meaningful work, you’re ready to join CMC. Apply today 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.

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