PLC Programmer

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Our client, a leading manufacturer of high-performance building products, is seeking to add a Senior Plant Controls Engineer (PLC Programmer) to their growing team. This Direct Hire role is an onsite position in Houlton, Maine. This role will perform detailed control system design and software development for moderately complex engineering assignments, which are stand-alone, or components of a larger project.


  • Ensure compliance and perform all duties in accordance with all safety, health and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Develop and implement results oriented, value-added engineering solutions that achieve predetermined project goals and customer needs and/or requirements.
  • Develop detailed design of automation and process control systems that integrate PCs, PLCs, AC or DC Drives, Position Controllers, single or multi-loop controllers.
  • Integrate statistical control components into system design including basic control charting, real time & historical trending, remote monitoring and data acquisition / control.
  • Develop, install and debug control system programming including PC operating, PC / PLC communications, PLC HMI and/or specialty component software.


  • Detailed working knowledge of networking equipment and software, routers and cabling.
  • Detailed working knowledge of plant PLCs and HMI software.
  • Detailed working knowledge of all HMI hardware and software in use including Wonderware Intouch and Active Factory.
  • Detailed working knowledge of AC & DC drives, coordinated drives systems and position control systems.3


  • 5+ years experience in automation and process control systems and techniques.


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