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Randstad PLC Technician in La Porte, Texas

PLC Technician

job details:

  • location:La Porte, TX

  • salary:$35 - $37 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, January 15, 2020

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_836445

  • questions:paradees.haajizadeh@randstadusa.com281-242-6600

job description

PLC Technician

Are you looking for a career opportunity with a prestigious company where you can learn, grow, and develop your skill set? If so, Randstad has the position for you! We are seeking a skilled PLC (Programmable logic controllers) technician that has both abilities in an Electrical and Mechanical background.

Successful candidates will be able to install, repair and maintain machinery to ensure operating at an optimum production level necessary to manufacture products for internal and external customers. This position also operates in a normal maintenance and manufacturing environment with exposure to temperature changes.

First Shift: 10-12 hr shifts starting as early as 5 am

Pay: $35-37/hr

Location: Southeast Houston


  • Advises Maintenance Manager of electrical/mechanical problems and suggests solutions.

  • Builds, maintains and repairs all electronic and computerized systems.

  • Retrofit machine control systems, reads, modifies and creates machinery electrical schematics.

  • Installs, repairs and retrofits motor controllers to include all types of motor AC and DC drives and systems.

  • Troubleshoots problems quickly and come up with solutions daily.

  • Recognizes problems before they occur through a preventative maintenance program.

  • Performs advanced troubleshooting and design of electrical circuits.

  • Responsible for diagnosing/maintaining/installing PLC (Programmable logic controllers) systems and their associated circuits.

Working hours: 5:00 AM - 5:00 PM


  • Basic mechanical, electrical, hydraulic & pneumatic skills

  • Understanding or preventative maintenance process

  • Ability to operate machines and hand-tools relevant to a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems and take initiative to correct or seek immediate assistance

  • Ability to assemble and disassemble equipment

  • Ability to read and follow equipment manufacturer's specifications, circuits, etc.

  • Proven attention to detail and accuracy

  • Flexibility to work in different environments

  • Read specifications and blueprints


High School




  • PLC: Technical or professional certification (REQUIRED)

  • Previous work as PLC Technician (2+ years)

  • Team Player

Please be free to send over your resume directly to or apply directly online at Virtual and in person interviews will be offered for qualified candidates. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to learning more about your career goals!

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.