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Hardware Engineer

Akorbi Gardnerville, NV
  • Expired: 11 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Description

The ideal candidate will have 3 or more years experience working with control systems in manufacturing and/or industrial environment. The position requires a combination of hands-on work, PLC programming, procurement, and design.

Core Expertise

· PLC Programming (multiple platforms)

· Motion Control (Kinetix)

· Networking and Communication

· Human Machine Interface (HMI) Development

· Electrical Design

· Data Visualization and Reporting


A 4 year engineering degree is preferred but other candidates will be considered with applicable experience.


· Programming and testing of Programmable Logic Controllers for use in industrial and manufacturing automation using the standard set of IEC-1131 languages

· Commissioning and startup of new equipment

· HMI design and Programming

· Maintenance of data logging systems and automated report generation.

· Instrumentation and actuator selection and procurement

· Data Analysis and hands on troubleshooting of field failures

· Travel up to 25% (negotiable)

· Ability to adapt to change in a rapidly evolving work horizon and to initiate design during the concept phase of a project

The ability to conduct higher level software development is a complement to this skill but does not directly transfer into efficiently writing robust and safe PLC code in a production environment. Candidates with software development skills should also have the requisite control systems experience

Technical Skills -- Keyword Search (Helpful keywords below to source the profile)

Programming Languages – Structured Text, Ladder Logic, Function Block Diagram, and

Sequential Function Chart. (fluent with suite of IEC-1131 languages), VBA, Python, Matlab/Simulink, LabView. Comprehension – C, C++, C#, .NET, Fortran, Pascal.

SCADA Systems – FTView SE, FTView ME, Wonderware, RSView 32, Ignition. FTHistorian, FT Vantage Point, OSI.

PLCs – Rockwell (SoftLogix. PLC5, MicroLogix, SLC, CompactLogix, ControlLogix, GuardLogix), Schneider Modicon (Quantum, M340), Siemens (S7), GE/Fanuc, Beckhoff Twincat etc.

Networking – TCP/IP, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, CAN, I2C, Modbus TCP/RTU, OPC, RS232, RS485, EtherCAT, PROFINET, Cisco/Rockwell Ringbus

Other – VMWare, Amazon Web Services EC2, AutoCad, Microsoft Office


Mandatory: 3 years experience doing control systems engineering

Desired: 4 year engineering degree


Why Work Here?

Successful and growing corporation with a great reputation and career growth opportunities!

Akorbi is a global company specializing in people, technology and language. We provide enterprise solutions to companies in various verticals, from sole proprietors to Fortune 500 companies. We are recognized as a Women's Business Enterprise, the 13th fastest growing woman-led companies and the 9th largest language service provider in the US.


Gardnerville, NV