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PLC Technician

Merced, California
Working Time
Full Time
Direct Entry


As a PLC Technician and Installer at Borrell USA Corp, you will play a crucial role in the installation, programming, and maintenance of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) in our advanced electro-mechanical systems. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in industrial automation, PLC programming, and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.


  • Install and program Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) to control and monitor electro-mechanical systems and machinery.

  • Collaborate with engineering teams to understand system requirements and develop appropriate PLC programs.

  • Wire and connect PLC components, sensors, actuators, and other control devices.

  • Perform diagnostic tests and troubleshoot PLC systems to identify and resolve technical issues.

  • Read and interpret electrical schematics and ladder logic diagrams.

  • Integrate PLC systems with human-machine interfaces (HMIs) and other control interfaces.

  • Ensure compliance with safety protocols and company standards during installations.

  • Document PLC installations, configurations, and programming changes.

  • Travel across the Central Valley region to various job sites as required for installations and maintenance.

  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in PLC & IoT technology.


  • Associate degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation, or a related field is preferred but not required; relevant certifications in PLC programming are advantageous.

  • Proven experience in PLC installation, programming, and troubleshooting.

  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting electrical schematics and ladder logic diagrams.

  • Familiarity with PLC programming languages such as ladder logic, structured text, or function block diagrams.

  • Strong understanding of industrial automation principles and control systems.

  • Effective problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to safety.

  • Physical ability to work in various environments and handle electrical equipment.

  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel across the Central Valley as needed.

  • English and Spanish language is preferred but not required


The compensation for this position is competitive and will be determined based on experience and skills. Borrell USA Corp is dedicated to providing opportunities for growth and advancement within the company.


  • Competitive compensation package

  • Opportunities for skill development and advancement

  • Travel compensation and allowances

  • Comprehensive training program

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

Join our team

If you are a skilled PLC Installer with a strong background in industrial automation and programming, we encourage you to apply. Borrell USA Corp offers an engaging work environment where your expertise will directly contribute to the integration of advanced electro-mechanical solutions. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience in PLC installation and programming.

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the PLC Technician position at Borrell USA Corp. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, qualifications, or benefits associated with the role.