PLC Technician in Dandridge, TN at Aerotek

Posted: 9/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Dandridge, TN
  • Posting ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $32.00 - $34.00/Hour

Job Summary

Aerotek is looking to hire a PLC Technician position in the Dandridge, TN area. The position starts at $32 - $34HR. The responsibilities and qualifications for the positions are listed below:


The PLC Technician will provide technical support to Production and Distribution Areas in the Automation and Control System Applications used in the manufacture of products. With general supervision lead or troubleshoot PLC's, batch applications, instrumentation, human machine interfaces, control systems, and process network applications used in manufacturing and packaging equipment. Provide technical guidance and assistance to the troubleshooting, operation and maintenance of control systems including hardware and software.

Experience & Skills:
  • Knowledge in Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (e.g. preventative maintenance, work orders).
  • Must be able to use tools and equipment including electronic testers, oscilloscopes, programmers and meters to test instruments, equipment and electronic controls.
  • Experience with PLC's based systems, SCADA and network applications. Must have sufficient knowledge of instrumentation and control system to troubleshoot malfunctions.
  • Able to understand and work with computerized maintenance management systems such as: spare parts, preventive maintenance, and work orders.
  • Strong electrical controls troubleshooting experience.
  • Must have excellent blueprint and electrical, controls, schematic/ladder logic comprehension skills.
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to safely perform the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others.
  • Ideal candidate must have process automation experience with integrated manufacturing systems and ancillary equipment.

Familiarity with industrial communication networks


  • English proficiency
  • Computer Literate
  • Technical certificate or equivalent required with at least five years of experience.
  • Basic programming of PLCs

If you are interested in this position, please contact Jim at or (865) 292-2377.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Contact Information

James Graifer