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PLC Programmer

Simplicity Air Ltd
4.0 out of 5
Hagersville, ON
$60,000–$70,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time


Hagersville, ON

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  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

Full job description

PLC Programmer

At Simplicity Air Ltd., we operate in a unique space: manufacturing, designing, installing, and servicing air conditioning, heating, and idle reduction technologies for heavy equipment, agriculture, specialty, work-truck, and off-road vehicle markets. We take our extensive field experience and apply that knowledge to design systems with serviceability, economics, and new technology to make our customer's products better. We have achieved recognition as a market leader, supplying simple solutions to complex vehicle environmental and climate challenges.

Simplicity Air Ltd has an immediate opening for a PLC Programmer. We are looking for experienced people who want to find a challenging and rewarding role where they learn something new daily and impact the company. We want long-term enthusiastic people who enjoy their work as much as we do. We develop our products to make a difference in our unique space. 

The PLC Programmer is responsible for analyzing, designing, programming, troubleshooting, maintaining, and commissioning control programs for systems that are designed to operate alone or integrated into commercial and emergency vehicles, Class 1 through Class 8 trucks and off-highway equipment. This position also collaborates with other System Techs and the mechanical engineering team.

Job Duties

  • Write PLC code, analyze, simulate, test, maintain and document machine control systems CoDeSys software experience is beneficial but not necessary.
  • Detail electrical and logical schematics and drawings for wiring harnesses using AutoCAD or similar.
  • Install, test, and validate prototype systems and changes on simulators and live vehicles.
  • Troubleshoot and debug PLC programs to ensure optimal performance.
  • Organize and manage tasks to keep projects on time and on budget.
  • Maintain a catalogue of compatible vehicles and update as relevant new vehicles become available.
  • Travel to vehicle and/or customer sites to obtain vehicle data or for customer support.
  • Contribute to the creation of new and/or improved processes and procedures that enhance the efficiency and accuracy of engineering work.
  • Follow all relevant processes and procedures.
  • Log project time in Zoho so it may be applied/billed accurately.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure project success.
  • Keep up with current and developing engineering trends.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree/Diploma/Program in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology.
  • Minimum 5 years of direct work experience with Electrical/Electronics Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on control experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of PLC-based machine control systems.
  • Working knowledge of Electrical Control Systems is required.
  • General knowledge of Electrical standards is required.
  • Excellent grasp of diverse, fundamental electrical engineering concepts and relationships.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed capable of multi-tasking, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity suite.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced PLC Programmer to join our team. We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth. We would love to hear from you if you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for quality excellence. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm with a half-hour unpaid lunch.

Salary: $60,000 to $70,000 per year

Simplicity Air welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $60,000.00-$70,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering: 3 years (required)
  • Hands-on control: 3 years (required)
  • PLC-based machine control systems: 3 years (required)
  • Electrical Control Systems: 3 years (preferred)
  • AutoCAD: 3 years (required)
  • Writing PLC code: 3 years (required)
  • CoDeSys software: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person