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PLC Controls Engineer

Danbury, CT 06810

Posted: 05/21/24 Job Category: Power Job Number: 5303

Job Description

PLC Controls Engineer
Danbury, CT, USA
Full Job Description
This company is a manufacturer and supplier of combustion and fuel oil systems with headquarters in CT. With over a hundred years as a family run business we offer made in the USA products in all areas of combustion and fuel oil systems.
We are seeking a skilled PLC Engineer to design, program, test and maintain programmable logic controllers (PLCs) for custom designed automation projects. As a PLC engineer, you will be responsible for creating, maintaining and optimizing control systems that meet and exceed customer requirements. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including project managers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, software engineers and proposal engineers to ensure proper implementation and integration of our control system solutions.
What You Will Be Doing
  • Design and develop PLC/Loop Controller, systems based on project requirements in a timely manner.
  • Program and troubleshoot PLCs and Loop Controllers from various manufacturers (e.g., Allen-Bradley, Modicon (Schneider Electric), Siemens, Preferred Instruments).
  • Develop and maintain HMI (Human Machine Interface) terminals for user interaction with controllers.
  • Document control system designs and track modifications for future reference.
  • Participate in the performance testing, commissioning, and startup of projects.
  • Work closely with project managers and proposal engineers to ensure systems are designed and delivered correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Familiarity with combustion control systems and concepts (e.g., Burner Management Systems, Drum Level Control, Draft Control, Fuel-Air Ration Control).
  • Some travel for meetings and site visits 10%
Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s / Associate degree in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation or a related field.
  • Work experience with PLCs.
  • Proficiency in programming PLCs using ladder logic (LL), function block diagrams (FBD), and other applicable programming languages.
  • Working knowledge of industrial communication protocols (e.g., Modbus, BACnet, Ethernet/IP).
  • Knowledge of HMI design and programming.
  • Familiarity with SCADA systems (e.g., IFIX, Citect, Ignition SCADA).
  • Ability to work efficiently in cross functional teams.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.
  • Will Train the right Individual.
Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Quarterly bonus potential

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