Automation Specialist

Automation Specialist.

Automation Specialist



CHF85000 - CHF110000 per year




Automation engineer

Calling all automation enthusiasts! Do you dream of buildings that are not only comfortable and efficient, but also controlled by intelligent systems? I am looking for a hybrid superstar - a PLC Automation Engineer and Smart Building Automation Engineer- to join my clients passionate team and revolutionize the way buildings operate!

Here's why this role is your ultimate challenge:

  • Be the Mastermind of Automation: Develop and implement cutting-edge automation systems, using PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers) to optimize building functions like HVAC, lighting, and security. Imagine - your skills create a symphony of efficiency!
  • From Blueprint to Brilliance: Bridge the gap between design and reality. Translate engineering specifications into flawless PLC code that breathes life into smart building automation systems.
  • Efficiency Champion: Identify and resolve technical challenges related to PLCs and building automation systems, ensuring peak performance and minimal energy consumption.
  • Comfort Architect: Fine-tune HVAC systems using automation to create the perfect indoor climate - cool summers and warm winters, all controlled with the touch of a button!

Do you have the skills to become a legend?

  • PLC Powerhouse: 3+ years of experience in PLC programming and automation engineering is a must. You speak fluent PLC (Ladder Logic or similar)!
  • Building Automation Brainiac: Solid understanding of smart building technologies and protocols used to integrate various systems.
  • HVAC & Electrical Expertise: Knowledge of HVAC principles and electrical engineering is crucial to optimize building systems through automation.
  • Tech-Savvy Problem Solver: Your experience has equipped you to tackle complex technical challenges and find innovative solutions in both PLC and building automation.
  • Calibration King/Queen: Expertise in calibrating and commissioning HVAC equipment and building automation systems is a plus.
  • Communication Champion: Collaborate effectively with engineers, technicians, architects, and clients to deliver exceptional results.
  • Team Player with a Quality Spark: You value teamwork, have a meticulous eye for detail, and a drive for excellence. German is a must, and basic English or French is a plus.

What awaits you in this automation utopia?

  • Diverse and Enthralling Work: Every day brings a new challenge, keeping your skills sharp and engaged in both PLC and smart building automation.
  • Level Up Your Skills: Stay at the forefront of your field with ongoing training and development opportunities in both PLC and smart building technologies.
  • Make a Real Difference: Your expertise will directly impact the efficiency, comfort, and sustainability of buildings.
  • Dynamic and Inspiring Environment: We foster innovation, collaboration, and a fun atmosphere where you can thrive as a true automation all-star!

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

Luke Driscoll

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