PLC Programmer

Job Summary:  This position requires expertise in both the engineering/design and programming aspects of typical material handling and water/waste water automation projects.  The typical project consists of control panel design, PLC/visualization configuration and programming, field device selection and commissioning all within the context of rigorous project specifications and requirements.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Control panel 120/480VAC power distribution, including load and thermal calculations, SCCR calculations and component sizing Control panel layout, component specification (including motor control and power/ancillary components), BoM formulation and material requisitioning Perform designs according to UL 508A/698 standards I/O assignment and connection/loop drawings Single line/three line drawings Coordinate with our panel shop to implement designs Develop, submit, get approval and execute control panel checkout, unwitnessed and witnessed factory acceptance tests Select field devices/instrumentation. Ability to development instrument data sheets is a plus Lead all aspects of PLC logic development including but not limited to PLC I/O list, I/O configuration, communication channel configuration, PLC / HMI network block diagram, PLC address database, modular re-usable PLC code, comprehensive logic documentation, logical / easy to follow program file organization, PLC security (as required), remote access implementation, networking devices, coordination with vendor supplied equipment, etc. Interface with customer representative(s) to develop and present the overall control/PLC system such that it meets the requirements of project contract documents and overall system functionality. Develop submittals for approval by the customer of control panel designs, PLC logic, control strategies, and test procedures, as required. Test and Commission PLC / HMI systems, as part of a project team, in strict validation environments, as are normal in the material handling, water / waste water or life science industries.   Provide training to customer personnel on all aspects of the PLC implementation and operation. Periodic travel to project locations, as required.  Qualifications: 10+ years industrial design/PLC programming experience in the material handling and water / waste water industries. Life science experience is a plus. Proficient in the design and programming of Rockwell Automation PLC/visualization platforms (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and MicroLogix). Other AB/RA legacy systems (PLC5 and SLC) and PlantPAx experience is a plus Proficient in the design and programming of Schneider Electric PLC/visualization platforms (Quantum and M340) Proficiency in the design and programming of other PLC/DCS/visualization platforms (GE, Siemens, Delta V) is a plus Ability to design control panels in accordance with UL 508A/698 standards Experience in VMWare/virtualization is a plus Good communication skills and the ability to formally present design/programming concepts to and lead discussions with end-users and other project stake-holders in a courteous and professional manner while maintaining the company's best interests Good writing skills with the ability to generate clear and concise process descriptions and testing documentation BSc degree in engineering / computer science is a plus but not required                                                                                                         We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER #CB2 Qualifications Experience Required 10 years:10 or more years industrial design/PLC programming experience in the material handling and water / waste water industries. PLCPR01305
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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