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Electrical Controls Programmer - Yankton, SD

Employer: ASTEC

Job Description:

1. Develop PLC and HMI (Human Machine Interface) programs for PLC control of electrical-powered or hydraulically-powered equipment. 2. Interface software controls with ECM (Electronic Control Modules) for diesel engines and telematics systems. 3. Coordinate activities to complete design projects in required time. Maintain effective communication and interchange of information within Company and outside suppliers. 4. Support Service Department with technical assistance. 5. Provide assistance and information relative to manufacturing techniques, tooling requirements, and shop floor problems. 6. Assist in obtaining sources for purchased products. 7. Assist in testing activities. 8. Maintain up-to-date on engineering technology, industry trends, and product design innovations.

Job Requirements

1. Two-year Associate’s Degree or Four-year Bachelor’s Degree in a related area from an accredited technical institute. 2. Knowledge of PLC and HMI software. Siemens TIA Portal and/or CodeSys preferred. 3. Knowledge of Ethernet networking systems and protocols preferred. 4. Ability to operate necessary office equipment and tools to perform engineering functions using CAD systems and 3-D software. 5. Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the electrical programming field.

Job Details

Job Type: Full Time
Number of Openings:
Job Category: Electromechanical Technology, PLC

Contact Information

Rhonda Kocer
P.O. Box 20
Yankton, South Dakota 57078

Application Method(s)

  • Apply In Person,
  • Apply Online

Listed Until: July 18, 2022


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