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Industry X.O - Sr. Automation Control Engineer - Houston

Job Location: TX - Houston

Regional Description: Southwest

Job Number: 00568680


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Industry X.0  – Sr. Automation Engineer


The digital revolution is changing everything.  It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play.  Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries.  At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises.  Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on. 


Industry X.0


A new area within Accenture Digital is Industry X.0, an advanced, digitally enabled, innovative, planning and investment approach for manufacturing and asset-intensive industries


In your role within our Industry X.0 team, you’ll help clients take advantage of significant market opportunities as digital technology moves into the core of industry in product development and manufacturing environments.  You’ll help them transform their product, manufacturing and product related services value chains in Products, Communications, Media, High Tech, Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Mining, Oil & Gas and Utilities.   As part of Accenture Digital, you’ll benefit from tailored career management and specialist skills that will fuel your ambitions in the Industry X.0 space.


YOUR ROLE: Sr. Automation Engineer


Job Description


Responsible for the completion of all project requirements, including, but not limited to:

  • Coordination of all work between disciplines
  • meeting client schedules
  • function as the liaison between the customer and the engineering team.
  • Develop and maintain overall project schedules while tracking costs and budgets to complete the project scope of work.
  • Maintain and improve client relationships with all engineering disciplines and identify and develop new business opportunities.
  • Manage the project resources and budgets.



Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering (or higher)
  • 5 - 10 years experience in Industrial Engineering
  • Field and construction experience
  • experience working in the onshore oil and gas industry or onshore gas processing, hydrocarbon storage and transportation, chemical manufacturing, or refining.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ABET accredited Institution; BS Structural, Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering,
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access)
  • General understanding of typical engineering deliverables
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

This position has a travel expectation that could range from 20% up to 75% depending on project activities such as site startups and commissioning, site inspections, consulting engagements, etc.



Accenture is looking to hire in several regions within the US, and encourages individuals to apply to the nearest location of their physical address.



  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Access to leading-edge technology
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan 




Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?


Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 


Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


Equal Employment Opportunity:


All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Job Candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.



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