PLC Programmer

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PLC Programmer


Hartford, CT 

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Our client, a well-known industrial equipment insurance firm, is leading the charge in Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology in order to track performance and maintenance of the large-scale equipment systems that they insure.  They a looking for a candidate with the ability to work as part of a new team that is being charged with setting the standards for their Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) to be installed on their insured equipment systems.  This position is perfect for someone that wants to get in on the ground-floor of an IoT effort.

Our client is offering the position as a contract-to-hire opportunity, as their goal is to ultimately hire the candidate as their full-time employee.  The client is not able to offer visa sponsorship at this time.


  • Strong background in System Design
  • Discipline in PLC languages such as Function Block Diagram, Ladder diagram, STL, and Structured Text
  • Experience programming the following PLCs: Allen Bradley MicroLogix 1400, Alerton 853C, Schneider TSX Momentum
  • Experience in the following protocols: BACnet, DF-1, and Modbus
  • Experience with the following software: Schneider Electric Concept 2.6XL, Alerton Visual Logic, Alerton Envision, Rockwell RSLogix 500


  • Conceptual designs of interfacing client sensor systems to PLCs and BMS systems
  • Create and document design requirements
  • Create process flow diagrams
  • Perform prototyping and testing of the designs
  • Interface client sensors to PLC/BMS Systems
  • Connect a sensor gateway to an Alerton BACnet controller via a BASrouter (Ethernet) and display values in the back-end web-based sensor system.
  • Connect the Alerton BACnet controller to a Chipkin Modbus converter and display values in the back-end web-based sensor system
  • Configure and connect a Bravo Controls T3 BACnet controller to existing building sensors and display values in the back-end web-based sensor system
  • Build a display board depicting configured controllers for demonstration purposes
  • Training of client personnel including knowledge transfer of the hardware and software environments

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