Operational Technology Engineer

Operational Technology Engineer


ResourceTek is the Human Capital division of Barge Design Solutions, a multi-discipline Engineering and Architecture firm. We specialize in providing technical recruitment and staffing services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines.


In partnership with our client, a global leader in metals manufacturing, we are seeking an experienced Operational Technology Engineer to support our client’s Mobile, AL manufacturing facility. This is a full-time, direct hire opportunity. 


The ideal candidate will manage Level 2 process automation projects supporting the rolling mills through the design and implementation of applications, databases, hardware, and HMI systems to meet the business goals of the company.



  • Working in a team-oriented environment, communicating effectively and appropriately with other engineers independent of area of specialization
  • Coordinating and instructing user acceptance testing procedures with both functional analysts in the Production Systems team and end users of developed solutions
  • Conducting code review to maintain code standards within the team; participating in review of own code
  • Conducting administration, development, technical support, and deployment in the existing automation system from various vendors to adapt the system to upcoming additional requests
  • Providing software configuration and customization including, but not limited to: report setup, data imports, integration, custom scripting and third-party software integrations



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technical field
  • 4+ years’ experience with the following:
    • C#, C++, SQL
    • HMI Systems (WinCC/Wonderware)
  • Proficiency with relational databases (Oracle or SQL Server preferred)
  • Capable of analyzing technical information and quickly learning new technical skills
  • Intermediate to proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
  • Must be familiar with programming languages



  • Experience working in process manufacturing industry preferred
  • Experience with cold rolling mill environment preferred



  • Understanding of process automation applications in manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrating strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Structured approach and attention to detail
  • Demonstrating strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Strong work ethic, high degree of professionalism, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to company values; Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability
  • Fulfills the commitment to ensure a safe and healthy work environment


Client provides industry leading compensation package including relocation, annual bonus, PTO, holidays, etc. Equal Opportunity Employer.