Pillar Innovations

  • Jr. Industrial Programmer - Morgantown WV

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

    Looking to join a rapidly growing company that offers diverse work and is committed to your safety? Now is a great time to apply for a Jr. Industrial Programmer position at Pillar innovations. Here at Pillar, we are a service company committed to offering a diverse product portfolio to fulfill the needs of energy, mining, environmental, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, wireless communications, and food & beverage sectors.

    Pillar is currently on the lookout for Jr. Industrial Programmer's to join our Morgantown, WV team. This position will be based out of the Morgantown office, and individuals will have the opportunity of visiting different customer sites daily. We are looking for individuals who get excited about tackling a different challenge every day and are willing to adapt based on the needs of our customers. The Jr. Industrial Programmer will report directly to the Automation Manager.


    • Design, develop, test, and support controls systems which include pneumatics, servos, VFD’s, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons and robotic integration
    • Support commissioning efforts for new projects and systems onsite at customer facilities
    • Provide technical support and onsite troubleshooting and repair for customers
    • Ensure all relevant safety objectives are observed for all work completed
    • 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 changes accordingly
    • Other Duties as Required


    • Valid Driver’s License
    • 2-4-year Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
    • 1+ year of experience in process control and automation
    • Critical thinking and exceptional problem-solving skills
    • Proactive, resourceful and highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment
    • Ability to balance multiple projects in an organized manner
    • Ability to work independently and in team environments
    • Working knowledge of MS Office productivity software
    • Good understanding of mechanical principals is a plus
    • Familiarity with reading and creating CAD drawings using AutoCAD Electrical is a plus
    • Working knowledge with Allen Bradley PLCs and RSLogix 5000,500 is a plus
    • Exposure to HMI / OIT Development using Rockwell and/or Wonderware software platforms is a plus
    • Preferred if candidate has 80-hour underground certification within the first 6 months of employment
    • Travel as required (estimated at 25%) to support projects. Travel time is paid.
    • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule
    • Willing to undergo a thorough background and drug screening process


    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, sit, stand, read, write, and type
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
    • Perform duties on-site at different industrial construction settings with environmental exposures
    • Wear proper safety equipment

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


    ADA Statement

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


    More About Us:  

    Founded in 2007, Pillar Innovations was derived from its parent company, Beitzel Corporation. While Beitzel specializes in the heavy-duty construction side of the business, Pillar specializes on the technical needs. Among Pillar’s 5 sales and service facilities spread among the states, Pillar Morgantown currently employs ~70 employees.

    Pillar Innovations prides itself on providing superior service – even long after the sale. The company operates in a unique manner, as it does not specialize in one sole product. Pillar has grown from having a niche in the mining industry, to having 16 different departments of services offered to customers. Our departments range from Automation and Instrumentation to Tower Services and Fiber Optics. The reason Pillar has taken on so many different challenges stems from decades of experience and collective motivation to outdo the outdone. Our people love to solve problems and continuously work towards improvement.


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