ARROW SPEED CONTROLS & AUTOMATION USA 

PLC Programmer/ VFD Field Service Representative

Employment:      Full Time

Location:             Lynnwood, WA – 35% or more travel – this is a “Road Warrior” position

Salary Range : 29.50-$45.00 per hour DOE

Please apply directly to us.sales@arrowspeed.com

ABOUT ARROW SPEED CONTROLS

Operating since 1980 Arrow Speed has become the industry leader in Electric Speed Control Systems, Variable Frequency Drives, Electrical Controls, PLCs, HMIs, AC Servos, Solid State Starters and motors. With over 100 employees and two manufacturing facilities in Canada we are preparing for continued growth in the United States with our new facility in Lynnwood, Washington.

Home to the largest electrical controls panel shop in BC, our Richmond facility offers expertise in a wide range of motor control and automation applications across industries including forestry, mining, oil & gas, material handling, food & beverage, agriculture and more!  Our skilled team can offer conceptual design and engineering design of your solutions followed by state of the art manufacturing, commissioning and continued operations and service support.    

Arrow Speed Controls has delivered over 40 years of growth and success by developing a skilled team of engineers, technologists, designers, fabricators and electricians who are committed to customer satisfaction and quality.  We are always on the lookout for customer focused, dedicated, and motivated individuals to join our team. We will provide you with a rewarding place to work, the training you need to succeed, and the development opportunities you need to grow.

 

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

As a PLC Programmer/VFD Field Service Representative you will perform all levels of repair and preventative/predictive maintenance on industrial automation equipment in the field across a broad industry base. Diagnosing and troubleshooting problems, understanding mechanical system requirements, set-up and calibration of VFD’s, AC Servos and PLCs are all within your capabilities.

 

We are specifically looking for a “Road Warrior” who is technically savvy as well as being a human-centric extension of our sales team. You must be able to work safely and effectively, as well as bringing smiles to our customers.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO THE PARTY

  • PLC/HMI programming:

    • Programming experience, Example: Rockwell PLC/RSLogix, Siemens, Schneider, Mitsubishi, Omron and etc. 

    • Experienced setting up, commissioning and troubleshooting DeviceNet, ControlNet and Ethernet/IP networks

  • VFD, Servo and DC Drives:

    • Knowledge of mechanical dynamics of various applications

    • Thorough knowledge and experience commissioning VFD and DC Drives

    • Ability to troubleshoot, test, repair VFDs and other electronic equipment

    • Experience with AC Servos an asset

    • Medium Voltage VFD experience an asset

  • SQL database experience an asset

  • Instrumentation experience

  • Customer service:

    • Must have effective and professional communication skills, verbal and written, with ability to converse to other technical people and engineers

  • Ability to work across international borders and travel within the US and to Canada

  • Must be willing to work overtime and be available for on-call rotation if required

  • Ability to work in high pressure situations

  • Ability to work efficiently and reliably with minimal supervision (project management)

  • Must produce timely and detailed service reports

  • A safe work record

  • Adhere to company’s procedures and protocol

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Tech School or Journeyman Electrical with controls background as a minimum

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Industrial Automation

  • Customer focus, creative problem solver, and a desire to win

  • Professional demeanor

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Project management Experience

  • ** MILITARY EQUIVALENT GIVEN STRONGEST CONSIDERATION IN LIEU OF EXPERIENCE **

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT ARROW SPEED

  • Competitive pay/benefits package, including health/dental

  • Opportunity to work with a world-class automation/industrial group and learn from the best

  • Opportunities to travel extensively within the US/Canada, (and sometimes beyond)

  • Ability to earn reward miles/hotel points in conjunction with authorized travel

 

Please apply directly to us.sales@arrowspeed.com

 

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Arrow Speed Controls & Automation USA (ASC-US) is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. ASC-US is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected