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Automation Manager - Military Veterans

at ENGIE North America

What You Can Expect

As our Automation Manager, you will be responsible leading initiatives to ensure the safety, reliability, efficiency, and sustainability of our utility services, which include electrical power generation and distribution, heating and cooling systems, and natural gas distribution. Every day you will oversee the engineering and technical support for the automation systems of a mission-critical hospital and campus utility system at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. And you will report to the Director of Energy Delivery.

What You'll Bring

  • You will have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field; or the equivalent years in practical experience where you have gained a foundation in automation and controls
  • You have (5) years of experience with mission critical facilities such as data centers, power plants, hospitals, or similar facilities
  • You have managed a team consisting of a Control Systems Engineers, Coordinators, and Technicians
  • You will lead teams in the installation, commissioning and debugging of advanced plant control systems and networks; and experience with programming and integrating Allen-Bradley PLC's and FactoryTalk software suite
  • You will apply expert knowledge to optimizing and maintaining utility control systems for reliability, efficiency, and environmental compliance; along with collaborating with university departments, external contractors, and government agencies on projects and initiatives aimed at improving the university utility services
  • You will be responsible for maintaining the campus utility monitoring and data acquisition system including smart meters
  • You will review project design documents to ensure compliance with University building design standards and common industry practices
  • You will assist in capital and operation & management budget planning; as well as production and EPA compliance reporting
  • You will ensure compliance with corporate Industrial Cybersecurity guidelines
  • You will carry out other duties as assigned

Additional Details
  • This role requires attendance at a worksite on a daily basis
  • Must be available to travel domestically up to 5% of the time
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license/will drive company vehicle
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • This position consists of 10% of outdoor work, while performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions
  • Respond to critical plant events and be responsible for being a point of escalation on controls and networking issues (subject to 24-hour calls)
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to use personal computer, calculator
  • Could involve some lifting
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights


Salary Range: $116,200 - $172,500 USD annually

This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.

Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location

At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match. But that's not all - we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more .


ENGIE North America isn't just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we're leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this role at any time.

The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.

Business Unit: GBU Energy Solutions


Legal Entity: ENGIE North America Inc.

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full - Time

Professional Experience: Skilled ( >3 experience <15>

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Columbus, OH

Salary Range
$116,200 to $172,500
ENGIE North America

ENGIE is a leading world group that provides low-carbon energy. ENGIE aims to meet the challenges of climate change by achieving #NetZeroCarbon by 2045. Guided by its objective statement, ENGIE reconciles economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, using its expertise in its four core businesses: ➡️Renewable energy ➡️Energy solutions ➡️Networks ➡️Thermal generation and energy supply #ActWihENGIE

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