PLC Programmer

  • Location
    San Diego , California
  • Category
    Engineering - Electrical
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

A PLC Programmer position in South San Diego, CA is available through Modis Engineering for a direct-client of ours. We are looking for a PLC Programmer with at least five years of experience in the related field. You must have a hands-on attitude and excellent communication skills as you will work closely with our operations team and interface with customers directly. This is a 4 month contract to hire opportunity with the company, paying a competitive salary.

PLC Programmer Job Summary:

Work with the engineering group and the operations group to develop and implement automation solutions (system integration)
PLC programming of new and existing Siemens products
Support installations and troubleshooting at customer across the United States
Provide internal and external technical support and system upgrades
Travel to factory, training facilities and customer locations will be required (up to 50%)
Job duties are often performed in confined areas and in awkward positions.
Some positions may require the use of personal protection equipment and proper industry safety procedures when working with one or more dangerous element or conditions such as chemicals, electric currents or high voltage, moving mechanical parts, etc.
Travel to factory, training facilities and customer locations will be required (up to 50%)

Required Skills:

Must have experience with RSLogix 5000 (5+ years)
Highly desired experience with Siemens Step 7 classic and TIA portal
Experience programming new and existing Allen Bradley and/or Siemens PLCs is a requirement.
C++ development experience in a Microsoft environment (or equivalent)
Experience programming a 2 or 3 joints robot arm is a plus
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering a plus
Firsthand experience with PLC programming and troubleshooting is necessary
Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
Must be organized, detail oriented, and able to think designs through completely
Autocad Electrical, and Solidworks for 3D modeling a plus
BS in Automation, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics or Robotic Engineering required
Professional experience in designing/programming motion controlled robotic systems
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs

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