Power/PLC Technician at Danfoss USA in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Job Description:

Power/PLC Technician

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Job Location(s):

Waynesboro, US, 17268

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Job Description

Danfoss AAIM Controls,specializing in the design and manufacture of power controls, automation solutions, and embedded microprocessor control products for equipment in the industrial refrigeration industry, has an opening for a Power/PLC Technician. The POWER/PLCTechnician will be responsible for designing Power Panels for 460V or 575V industrial applications. These panels will incorporate Variable Frequency Drive (VFD), Solid State starters, Motor Control Centers. Additionally, this role will include developing programming automation and controls systems involving PLCs (programmable logic controllers) for PLC supervisory control systems in the industrial refrigeration segment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design Power Panels utilizing AutoCAD for panel layout and wiring diagrams and make panel component selection

  • Create BOM's for the panels

  • Create, develop and document PLC programs for industrial refrigeration systems.

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

  • Program Human Machine Interface (HMI) Graphic Screens for industrial projects

  • Develop and implement standard engineering practices, as well as provide detailed documentation upon project completion

  • Collaborate with in-house production personnel to troubleshoot electrical/programming related issues

  • Provide technical support, problem solving, documentation maintenance, modifications, and continuous improvement for power panels and automated control systems.

  • Provide direct assistance to contractors to train/troubleshoot electrical/programming issues from the office, as well as in the field, at times

Background & Skills

  • Associate's degree (EE, EET, or Mechatronics) or equivalent from an accredited college, technical school; or related experience will be considered.

  • Ability to read, write and understand PLC programs and to create and read wiring diagrams

  • Good time management and project management skills to organize and plan effectively in developing effective systems and processes.

  • Knowledge of communication and controls networking principles and/or training

  • Strong technical and analytical proficiency with the ability to multi-task effectively and thrive in a team environment

  • Results-oriented and "hands-on" approach

  • Excellent communication skills - orally & written

  • Solid knowledge of MS Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Ability to travel domestically (10-15% per year)

  • Possess strong organization skills, strong customer focus and orientation

Danfoss - Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder's mindset 'action speaks louder than words', we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

"Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship".

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