PLC Programmer - Electrician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512768-699546
    • Job Location: Albany, OR
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 06, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

One vacancy exists for a PLC Programmer - Electrician. This position will plan, layout, install, test and repair electrical/electronic systems within an industrial environment.  It requires the ability to program and troubleshoot PLCs including the configuration and calibration of a wide variety of sensors.  Read and understand specifications, schematics, P&ID’s, loop diagrams, and etc. 

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Performs maintenance, and calibration on production electronic equipment and controls, including computerized plant equipment, in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.  Maintains records of repairs, calibrations and tests.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on assigned equipment.   
  • Monitors line efficiency and works with Engineering staff and Production Supervisors on line improvements.
  • Evaluates new equipment to establish troubleshooting and repair procedures. 
  • Programs all plant programmable controllers and maintains up-to-date program documentation.
  • Assists and instructs maintenance mechanics in the operation of electronic equipment and diagnosis of electrical control problems. 
  • Provides operators with technical assistance and training as necessary.
  • Develops programs for control systems.
  • Analyzes causes and implements corrective action on repetitive or major electrical problems. 
  • Repairs electronic equipment.

Experience and Skills:

  • 2 years’ experience in Industrial plant troubleshooting instrumentation systems.
  • 2 years’ experience in programming various systems on programmable controllers, motor/system control applications and repair of various electronic systems.
  • Understanding of Rockwell/Allen-Bradley RSLogix 500 and RSLogix 5000 family of products.
  • Proficiency in GE Proficy Historian and GE Proficy iFix software.
  • Familiarity with control panel design and HMI development is a plus.
  • Ability to setup and configure soft-start, and VFD drives throughout the facility.
  • Manufacturing Plant Electrical License required.

Benefits

Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flex spending, short term disability, vacation pay, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, paid volunteer opportunities and more! See www.OFD.com for more information.