PLC Controls Engineer / Electrician
Job Opportunity at Your Talent Source LLC

Posted on Nov 8    815-222-5770

Location: Gainesville, GA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4144132

PLC Controls Engineer / Electrician 
Our client is looking for a PLC Controls Engineer with electrical wiring experience for their plant in Gainesville, GA.  This is an industrial manufacturing plant where a lot of time is spent on the shop floor.  Great company, good benefits and opportunities for advancement.

  • 2+ years of PLC Programming experience
  • 5+ years of Electrical experience
  • 5+ years  of Industrial Maintenance environment experience
  • Ability to work off shift as needed.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley highly preferred
  • Skills required:
    • Electrical, PLC; low voltage  thru 480 volt  3 phase; motor starter 0-5; prox switches; inductive, photo eye; laser; linear transducer; communication network; panel views; machine interface (MI); Control Logics; low voltage DC control power systems; ability to understand mechanical system operations to provide PLC control of operations and safety circuits. Mechanical.
  • Ability to make decisions based on the logical analysis of facts and alternatives and have the understanding and acceptance of those affected.
  • Professionalism and strong organizational skills
  • Must demonstrate the ability to safely lift up to 75 lbs; must have ability to perform essential functions of the job, which could include standing, bending, stooping, and climbing.
  • The appropriate candidate for this position is results oriented, team player, self-starting, dynamic, flexible, and strongly motivated to succeed and deliver.
  • Fluency in English, any other languages a plus; Good verbal communications with all levels of the organization a must.
  • Successful score on job skills assessment. 
  • Will be assessed by internal or external source to verify job skills, as well as reading and math comprehension.
  • Industrial Maintenance Systems...hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electrical
EDUCATION:  Associates degree required, BS degree preferred, BSEE highly preferred.

  • Work safely at all times by abiding with company safety policies including, but not limited to personal protective equipment
  • Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.
  • Troubleshoot, make changes/modifications, and install upgrades to the current PLC programs
  • Able to understand the complex equipment process / theory of operation and be able to transfer that to machine PLC programs
  • Responsible for all systems and for mentoring and training other maintenance technicians on the proper ways to troubleshoot and read the ladder logics behind the PLC’s
  • Program equipment using buttons, keys, and PLC downloads to program automated machinery, such as robots, operate automated machinery, test for malfunctions, verify repairs.
  • Liaison between the engineering team and maintenance for project design, installations, and start-up.
  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment
  • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as robots, conveyors, and programmable controller
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables
  • Replaces faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, switches, motors, and position sensing devices is owned, operated, and copyrighted by Career Marketplace (© 2002-2018, All Rights Reserved)