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Systems Engineer PLC Programmer- (JFK) (OXF)

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Queens, New York, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Systems Engineer / PLC Programmer / Controls Engineer

This role supports both operations and maintenance, the HLC/PLC Technicians perform scheduled maintenance tasks and repairs, respond to emergency calls, and assist in analysis of performance metrics to ensure optimal system performance in accordance with System Availability and KPI parameters. 


Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities): 

  • Offering 80k - Responsible for the maintenance and continued operation of the PLCs, servers, and software applications including inspection, troubleshooting and repair 

  • Completion of maintenance inspections and tasks including but not limited to; visual inspections, cleaning, network testing, PLC testing, repair or component replacement, disassembly/reassembly of PLC cabinets 

  • Coordination with Inventory Specialist for procurement of replacement and spare parts 

  • BHS Server maintenance including but not limited to planned preventative maintenance tasks, repair of server hardware, network or application software, disassembly/reassembly of server racks 

  • Execution of assigned preventative, corrective and predictive maintenance work orders as assigned and in accordance with OEM recommendations, SOPs, and safety regulations 

  • Proper and complete usage of Maximo mobile platform for execution of maintenance activities including the required electronic documentation of the progress/completion of assigned tasks and inclusion of supporting information 

  • Liaison to the OEM software providers to coordinate additional technical support when needed 

  • Communication with the control room to report technical status and errors with Components 


Required Education and Experience:  

  • High School Diploma/GED 

  • Electrical training and experience in an industrial environment or minimum 1 year experience as maintenance mechanic 

  • Flexible work schedule for 24/7 operations 

  • Valid Driver’s License Required 


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: 

Full time position-40 hours per week; shift work on one of 2 shifts (times to be determined) 

Will include weekends and holidays 

Available for OT call outs as needed 



This position requires local travel only.   


Work Environment and Physical Demands: 

The work environment/physical requirements described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job: 


Technicians work in the secured baggage handling areas, in repair stations, or on airfields. They often must meet strict deadlines to maintain flight schedules.  


Workers frequently bend, stoop, and reach from ladders and scaffolds.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee frequently lifts and/or move items over 50 pounds with the help of teammates. They will be lifting parts and tools for extended periods of time and handling equipment such as conveyor systems. 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working with and exposed to the baggage handling system, mechanical parts and vibration. The environment can also be loud because of aircraft engines and equipment.  


Other Duties: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.