Automation Engineer - PLC Programmer

  • Post Date:Aug 3, 2020
  • Apply Before: Jun 30, 2022
  • Views 542
2 Applications
  • Salary Offered R30,000 - R50,000
    Career Level Skilled
    Experience 4 Years
  • Gender Both
    INDUSTRY Engineering Services
    Qualification Diploma
  • Keyword Engineering, PLC, Automation, Electrical Engineering
Job Description

Senior PLC Programmer needed to join dynamic automation solutions provider. Work in a team of skilled engineers and programmers while applying high company standards for various industries.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Control system engineering functions

PLC programming

Factory acceptance testing

Reporting System development

SCADA Development and programming

Commissioning onsite

Automation System Design using various vendor types

Automation Software development and testing to specifications

Automation System Commissioning including instrumentation

Existing Automation System Fault Finding/support


Skills &Knowledge:

Excellent knowledge of PLC’s and Scada

Knowledge of Relational databases (MySQL/MSSQL)Windows OS/Server OS configuration experience

Knowledge of Network Configurations

Familiar with Siemens TIA Portal

Familiar with Siemens Step 7

Familiar with Schneider Unity Pro XL

Familiar with Schneider Vijeo Designer

Familiar with Siemens Vijeo Citect

Familiar with Siemens Allen Bradley RS Logix 500/5000

Familiar with Siemens Delta PLC/HMI configuration software

Familiar with Beckhoff TwinCAT 3.1



Tertiary Engineering Qualification – Btech/ in megatronics, electronics ,electrical Engineering or similar

Experience in system integration and PLC programming experience

Valid driver’s licence

Valid Passport

Ability to work with plant engineers, external vendors, operators and management.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.

Continuously seeking to develop personal skills.

Self driven and ambitious.

Be willing to travel and work away from home.

Be willing to work long hours when required by the project

Meticulous attention to detail



Dependent on experience

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