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Sr. Controls Technician in Silver Springs, NY at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 5/5/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Morton Salt's Silver Springs, NY facility is looking for an experienced Controls Technician to support our Production and Engineering Departments. 

Qualifications AAS Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology – Electronics OR High School Diploma with 10 years plant and electrical engineering technology experience. •Networking Skills•Network protocols and subnet masking. •Control Systems•Proficiency in PLC software for Allen-Bradley SLC-500, PLC5 and OPTO 22 Snap I/O Programmable Logic Controllers currently monitoring and controlling plant production equipment. •Vision system software controlling the can line inspection station.

Job Requirements

This position will provide technical support through maintaining, developing, revamping, and recommending computer systems and related equipment (including software), and PLC control programs.


  • Responsible for repair, set-up, recommendation, and maintenance of plant instrumentation
  • Assist Controls and Project Engineer and Maintenance Electricians with control equipment design, installation and trouble shooting.
  • Assist IT/OT group with PC’s, networking, WiFi, radio communication system, SAP terminals and scan guns.
  • Responsible for assisting plant personnel in obtaining software and troubleshooting problems as needed, including telephone and voicemail system for local staff.
  • Responsible for repairing and maintaining facility’s, AB and OPTO 22 PLCs and other control systems as necessary (instrumentation, pneumatic system controls, etc.).
  • Responsible for making sure users can use the equipment, by providing personal tutoring and self-help instructions