Gibraltar Perimeter Security, LP Company Logo Gibraltar Perimeter Security, LP

Senior Automation Specialist

Purpose and Scope:

Gibraltar is looking for a high caliber, dynamic and proven professional to join our automation team. Gibraltar has been experiencing rapid growth in our automated crash rated vehicle barrier product lines and is in need of adding to our existing team. This position will report directly to Gibraltar's Director of Product Development.

Position Duties:

  • Support product development in multiple areas including:
  • Creation and maintenance of schematic drawings (AutoCAD) of our automated products. This includes Electric Power Units and Hydraulic Power Units.
  • Creation and maintenance of our PLC programs (Direct Logic) as well as set up parameters of various VFD’s for barrier control and integration.
  • Create and troubleshoot programs for barrier communication(s) and operation.
  • Work with the panel shop personnel to assist and test all programs /equipment.
  • Generating input for (or creating) product specifications, installation manuals, operator manuals.
  • As needed, provided input and research during new product development for owner - primarily materials research.
  • Ability to review project drawings for completeness and accuracy before being released for manufacturing and material purchase.

Travel domestically and Internationally on an limited basis for in field product support to include:

  • Installation training/oversite
  • Troubleshooting and repair of electric and hydraulic systems.
  • Adjustment of VFD’s, PLC’s, motor starters, and relay circuits.


  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred, but not required depending on experience.


  • 6-10 years of PLC Programming and AutoCAD detailing experience preferred.

All applicants will be required to undergo a background check and drug test.

About Gibraltar:

Gibraltar is a world leading manufacturer of anti-ram vehicle barriers used around the globe. Our vehicle barriers are used to protect government and private interests from errant or purposely driven vehicles. Gibraltar has 15+ different ASTM-certified and DOD listed anti-ram barriers, giving Gibraltar one of the largest barrier offerings in the anti-ram industry. Gibraltar is headquartered in the United States with offices overseas in the Middle East.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance


  • Monday to Friday

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Posted 2 months ago

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