Controls & Instrumentation Technician, Richmond, VA

E-Merge Systems is growing and we’re looking for a few select candidates to grow with us!  We’re seeking Controls and Instrumentation Technicians to join the E-Merge engineering family at our home-base in Richmond, Virginia.  These are entry level, full time hourly positions with comprehensive benefits.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone to leverage their background into a role where they’ll work on unique and exciting projects within an organization committed to employee growth and development.  The right person will have not just an immediate job, but an opportunity to truly advance their career.


Technicians will perform testing, installation, maintenance and repair of electronic and electrical control systems. You’ll service a wide array of clients in numerous environments.  Candidates must be prepared to work safely and efficiently, meeting our requirements and those of our customers in a variety of work situations.  The majority of our business is from repeat clients, making positive client interaction a key to our success; each employee is accountable for maintaining that success through positive client relationships and quality workmanship.

A background in SCADA systems, PLC / HMI programming and mechatronics is especially valuable. Desirable skills/training would include:

  • Allen-Bradley PLCs
  • RS Logix 500/5000
  • AutoCAD
  • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Process Control
  • Instrumentation

A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are conditions of employment.  This position requires travel to customer locations, many of which are local to the Richmond area, but occasional travel out of town, and out of state may be necessary.

All candidates for our US offices must meet at least one of these requirements:

  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident; or
  • Must already be in the United States with a valid work visa, or certain student visas; or
  • Must meet the requirements for nonimmigrant NAFTA Professionals.

E-Merge Systems, Inc. has been in business for 20 years!  We’re an industrial automation solutions provider with significant experience in specifying, designing, and implementing systems for a variety of industries with specialties in water/wastewater treatment, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, discrete manufacturing, transportation and energy to name a few. E‑Merge has a strong book of business and will continue our growth trend of the past several years.

Our talented engineering team respects and demands strong ethics, enthusiasm, and a constant drive to excel. We offer opportunities to work on challenging projects that encompass a variety of technologies. Our projects include PLC based control systems, SCADA, and web based reporting primarily in the areas of packaging, process control, facilities monitoring, water and wastewater treatment.

We demand excellent performance and attitude, and our competitive salaries reflect that.  Our package of benefits includes health, dental, and life insurance, short-and long-term disability, EAP, 401K, flexible spending and health savings accounts, discretionary and profit sharing bonuses, tuition reimbursement for courses related to our space, paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave.

E-Merge Systems, Inc. maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.