Position Summary

The PLC/HMI Programmer will be responsible for various tasks related to the development and delivery of custom process and control automation solutions for industrial clients.  The person accepting this full-time position will be resourceful, independent, goal-driven, and most importantly, a team player.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of Project Functional Technical Specifications, Testing Documents, etc.

  • Read and understand P&ID’s, loop diagrams, process flow diagrams, cause and effect matrices

  • Develop HMI software applications

  • Develop PLC software programs

  • Design Control Panels

  • Configure/calibrate field instrumentation and other equipment

  • Assist in the startup and commissioning of automation systems


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science, or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of industry experience is preferred

  • Excellent organizational and personal time management skills required

  • Strong analytical skills, as well as technical writing and oral communication skills

  • Experience with HMI and PLC platforms is required

  • Instrument installation and calibration experience

  • Good mechanical experience with engines, compressors, pumps, and valves is preferred

  • Advanced Process Control and Database design/development experience is a plus

  • Operator Qualification (OQ) Certifications are a plus

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% (typical travel is 25-30% annually)

About the Company
New Frontier is a full service automation solution provider serving a variety of industries.  The company offers project definition, control panel design, instrumentation calibration, software programming, and installation and startup of custom developed solutions for our clients.  New Frontier is located in Lenexa, Kansas.

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package to qualified individuals who enjoy a challenging and exciting environment.  Interested candidates should send a resume, references, and salary expectations to cwalker@newfrontiertech.com. 


New Frontier Technologies does not discriminate in its hiring practices.  Each person, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, handicap or disability, or veteran’s status, will be given equal consideration.