PLC Technician

Posted on 20 October 23 by Jenifer Robinson

  • Emporia, KS
  • $30.90 - $32.94 per Hour

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Job Description

This fulltime PLC Technician located in Emporia, KS will maintain, modify, and troubleshoot factory control systems from various suppliers to improve and maximize reliability/efficiency. Develop and maintain key systems to ensure we have a sustainable/highly efficient controls group in place. Foster learning within the Engineering department and support training/continuing education.

Starting pay $30.90/hr.


  • Provide troubleshooting and repair of Control systems to minimize production downtime.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in safe behavior and adherence to all company brands health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Execute planned work orders including special projects, improvements, and installations.
  • Develop and maintain electrical controls documentation.
  • Work with Engineering Controls Manager to maintain Electrical Engineering Compliance in line with company standards.
  • Maintain factory software, including PLC/Device level firmware revisions.
  • Recommend and initiate cost saving methods for optimal equipment performance. Proactively perform electrical repairs as required and recommend mechanical repairs.


  • Strong engineering and technical skills including PLC, Electrical and Mechanical skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Allen Bradley control systems.
  • Must possess a strong working knowledge of industrial network protocols.
  • Possess the ability to conduct basic mathematical calculations.
  • Possess the ability to efficiently use electrical test instrumentation.
  • Have good communication skills to work with plant personnel and vendors.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities are a must.
  • Understanding of Continuous improvement methods.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a PLC technician role in an industrial environment or equivalent technical degree.

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$30.90 - $32.94 per Hour


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