PLC Controls Engineer in Saint George, SC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/18/2020

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Job #:  1026144
Do you enjoy challenges and working with equipment that is on the cutting edge of technology? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team, and want to participate in the success of a growing company? We want to hear from you!
Apex Systems is looking to fill a permanent PLC Controls Technician in the St. George, SC area. 
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be willing to travel 50% of the year
Controls Technician
Reporting to the Automation Manager, the Controls Technician will participate in the design of automated systems using technical specifications, plans, and technical drawings in accordance with industry norms and standards. You will also perform the start-up and commissioning of automated sawing equipment on site at the client’s location.
Roles and responsibilities
  • Design and program automated systems (simple or complex) on different types of PLC’s and operator interfaces (HMI).
  • Install and troubleshoot automated systems.
  • Participate in system start-up at the client’s location.
  • Occasionally design the electrical engineering.
  • Write technical documents relating to the maintenance of an automated system.
  • Ensure that the systems that are sold work in a production environment and meet the expectations of our clients.

Required experience
Post-secondary education or Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Instrumentation Engineering with a specialization in Automation or an equivalent.
General criteria
  • Have a knowledge of Rockwell products (Allen-Bradley).
  • Possess leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess strong problem solving skills and enjoy challenges.
  • Knowledge of basic computer systems.
  • Be capable to work well under pressure.
  • Have a good knowledge of English, spoken and written.
  • Be available to travel to our clients’ location for periods varying from one to three consecutive weeks.

EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.


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