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Instrumentation & Controls Tech

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Dayton, OH

Instrumentation & Controls Tech


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Instrument & Control Tech 

We are working with an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) in the Dayton area that is seeking an experienced Instrumentation and Controls Technician to join their team!  Travel for this position is roughly 50% of the time – mostly continental US, but there are occaisions where a passport is required. 


  • Prior experience with PLC/HMI programming (preferably Aveva and Allen-Bradley/Wonderware)
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time. Travel could be for multiple weeks at a time.
  • Degree is not required, but a B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is a plus
  • Experience in using AutoCAD required, Inventor experience is a plus!
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Experience using MRP software for bills of material
  • Experience with EPICOR and Ansys is a plus
  • Field Service background is preferred
  • Must have or be able to obtain a passport 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Will perform PLC and HMI programming for equipment control systems; both in house and in the field.
  • Research history of previously supplied products to assist Customer Service with field problems and Spare Parts quotations
  • Respond to customer requests for technical information on products previously supplied
  • Review Sales Orders for major products and confirm Engineering requirements
  • Designated backup for Electrical Draftsman for performing basic sizing and power requirement calculations. Will also develop panel and electrical gear layouts.
  • Design single-line diagrams and electrical schematics
  • Create electrical site plans including motor / device locations and layouts
  • Review Engineering Change Orders prepared by CAD Designers as related to Electrical Department
  • Assist Purchasing Department with queries related to material specifications as related to Electrical Department
  • Site travel for customer/contractor installations and start-up assistance as needed 

This is a direct hire position with a targeted starting pay of $70K – this is an hourly position, eligible for overtime!


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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation