US/Canada Job #13397

PLC Programmer



Job Type

Date Posted

May 31, 2024



Posted By

Turner Whitfield

PLC Programmer Job Description

PLC Programmer

The PLC Programmer is responsible for the design, configuration and integration of complex control systems. Additionally, the PLC Programmer will provide setup and startup of hardware and software for the PLC, variable frequency drives, control and communications networks and other miscellaneous electrical hardware and software.


· Create and read logic and flow diagrams for program design, programming, simulation, testing and start-up

· System monitoring, debugging and troubleshooting operational problems

· Specify, design and build programs to be installed on the equipment

· Select and configure other automation devices, such as VFDs for automation/control

· Modify existing programs from customer requirements

· Provide guidance to Field Service Engineers in programming, repair, installation and maintenance of PLC systems

· Provide technical support in developing and improving processes

· Performs other duties as required

Skills and Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field preferred

· 5 or more years’ experience in PLC programming required

· Proficiency with multiple manufacturers automation hardware and software including, but not limited to Allen Bradley

· Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes preferred

· Experience reading and modifying electrical control schematics

· Knowledge of safety protocols

· Knowledge of servo motion controls systems and/or robot motion control

· Ability to generate problem solutions, serve as an advisor, develop operating procedures, and influence other employees’ work to some extent

· Ability to travel up to 30%

TriMech Services is an engineering resource provider specializing in the placement of qualified technical candidates for both temporary and direct hire opportunities.  TriMech Services offers a unique approach to matching the specialized skill sets of our candidates to our clients engineering specific requirements.


Call 888.874.6324 to speak with TriMech Client Executive Turner Whitfield about this role and related job opportunities.

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