Develops and executes changes to PLC controls where necessary. Maintains the documentation (both electronic and hard copies) for the electrical panels and PLC controls for each process. This would include drawings, diagrams, manuals, installation media and any other pertinent information. Updates any documentation where necessary. Follows a controlled PLC change system that will track changes.
Supports capital engineering projects for new equipment, including panel design, coordination with vendors for construction, PLC programming and new equipment startup. Accountable for PLC, drive control, instrumentation and electrical installations. Available to assist service technicians with troubleshooting of control issues. Develops and reviews procedures and provides training for others to handle routine PLC control or electrical issues. Provides off-shift troubleshooting if necessary.
Conducts and maintains the necessary contacts for ensuring that PLC controls and equipment are current and that the necessary spare parts are available.
BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
3 years controls design and programming in a manufacturing engineering environment
Working knowledge of PLC and HMI programming and electrical panel design
Proven capability debugging custom equipment