Pillar Innovations

  • Industrial Programmer - Morgantown WV

    Job Locations US-WV-Morgantown
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview



    Pillar Innovations is now accepting applications and resumes’ for a full-time Industrial Programmer.  The Industrial Programmer will work individually and/or as a part of a team to provide support to existing customer’s systems and components primarily in Mining and in various other industries that may include, but are not limited to: Aggregate, Food & Drug / General Industry, etc. This position is customer-driven and candidates must be flexible and willing to work extended hours.  This position will require travel to customer sites with some over-night/out-of-town stay.       

    The Industrial Programmer will be based out of the Pillar Innovations’ office, located in Morgantown, WV.  Pillar has expanded its reach into the Baltimore/DC area and offers an exciting work environment with constantly changing and growing challenges.


    Areas of operations include, but are not limited to:  West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC Metro Area, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and New Jersey. 


    Pillar Innovations is a rapidly-growing company that offers a fun and challenging work environment with a wealth of opportunities for professional growth.  Pillar Innovations offers competitive wages commensurate with experience, paid travel, outstanding medical, dental and vision benefits, short-term and long- term disability, life insurance, 401k, paid holidays and paid time off.


    Pillar Innovations, LLC is a service company that takes pride in being on the cutting edge of technology. Pillar Innovations offers a diverse product portfolio to fulfill the needs of the energy, mining, environmental, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage sectors. Pillar provides services ranging from custom software packages to vision systems and wireless communications that include safety, communication, and automation systems.  


    • Provide technical support and onsite troubleshooting and repair for customers
    • Support commissioning efforts for new projects and systems onsite at customer facilities
    • Resolve operational problems related to current systems or new projects
    • Ensure all relevant safety objectives are observed for all work completed
    • Support manufacture, build and validation of systems which include pneumatics, servos, VFD’s, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons and robotic integration
    • Create customer documentation such as user manuals, programming diagrams, network diagrams, and electrical drawings
    • Maintain accurate records and files according to quality standards and customer requirements
    • Modifies systems upon customer’s request and documents the amendments accordingly


    • Applicants must be a citizen of the United States with a valid driver’s license
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • 3-5 years of experience in process control and automation
    • Must possess or be willing to obtain 80-hour underground certification within the first 6 months of employment
    • Working knowledge of MS Office productivity software
    • Familiar with reading and creating CAD drawings using AutoCAD Electrical
    • Strong working knowledge with Allen Bradley PLCs and RSLogix 5000,500
    • Working experience and knowledge with HMI / OIT Development using Rockwell and/or Wonderware software platforms
    • Efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals
    • Critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, able to work independently and in team environments
    • Proactive, resourceful and highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment
    • Ability to balance multiple projects
    • Good understanding of mechanical principals is a plus
    • Travel as required (25-50% at times) to support projects.  Travel time is paid.
    • Able to work a flexible schedule and adjust to changing business needs to include possible work involving emergency call-out, extended hours and some out-of-town and overnight work


    Working Conditions:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

    • Walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb ladders and stairs; crawl; kneel
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds unassisted.
    • Must be safety and customer-focused, without exception


    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    • Must possess a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment
    • This position requires the completion of a thorough background and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. In accordance with Pillar Innovation’s Drug and Alcohol policy, employees are required to participate in random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing as requested.

    AAP/EEO Statement 
    Pillar Innovations is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities without regard to any protected classes under applicable law.


    ADA Statement

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Other Duties
    This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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