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Position:                              PLC Programmer / Application Designer

Reporting To:                     Engineering Manager

Direct Reports:                  Contract to Hire

Job Description:                PLC Programmer / Application Designer with 4 – 7 years’ experience to work for an engineering consulting firm in the Oil and Gas industry.  Candidates with oil field / facilities engineering or operations experience is preferred. Candidate will be responsible for using different programs (ABB, Siemens, etc) to implement new concepts into usable application. Candidate must be able to help support integration into existing facility/plant DCS or SCADA systems.  Candidate must be innovative and capable of performing engineering tasks and implementing new technology while working in a fast paced atmosphere.  Candidate will be expected to work on more than one project at a time.  Must be a self-starter, a team player and an effective communicator.

Job Responsibilities:   

  • PLC programming with ABB, Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc PLCs
  • Facility walk downs
  • Coordinating implementation of engineering solutions with customer field personnel
  • Test, analysis, and troubleshooting facility systems
  • Creating bill of materials (BOM), P&IDs
  • Client interaction
  • Strong ability to apply engineering principles to realistic solutions
  • Interpreting Scope of Work, Design Basis, and Control Narrative documents and developing application to meet requirements


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Computer Engineering is preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Proficiency with programming PLCs (ABB, Allen Bradley, Siemens), 4 – 7 years of experience
  • Field test coordination, and trouble shooting
  • Self-starter that can multi task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to understand P&ID’s and PFDs

All employees must pass drug and alcohol testing to be accepted for employment.  Once hired, employees may be subject to random testing.

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