Alexander & Associates Co.

Alexander & Associates (A&A) is considered a leader in the design of special machines and machine integration. Our current staff is focused on machine design projects including mechanical design, controls system design, information systems and project management. A&A works to develop long term relationships with our customers promoting repeat business, with the overwhelming majority of our business being derived from current and past customers.

A&A currently serves the technical community from our offices in Cincinnati, Ohio. Since 1943 A&A has strived to assemble a dedicated team of professionals that can produce rapid, cost effective solutions to our customers design needs.

Alexander & Associates has been recognized as a Quality Resource for Design Services for over 60 years and looks forward to serving our customers and meeting new challenges and opportunities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reads and comprehends elementary diagrams, single line diagrams, & machine control flow sheets
  • Mark up drawings for design
  • Use and manipulate file types used to manage a design package. Ex: JT, PDF, DXF, DWG
  • Effectively executes appropriate turnover procedures
  • Creates diagrams for a machine or process
  • Writes PLC programs in the platform required
  • Has a working knowledge of PLC and HMI applications
  • Ability to set up and troubleshoot various communications networks
  • Generates HMI applications following customer requirements
  • Creates drive programs in platform required
  • Understand drive and process loop tuning
  • Provides commissioning support for machine and system installations and start up support
  • Flexibility to support multiple machine start-ups and changing customer demands
  • Identify the need to kick off Engineering/Equipment Change Request (ECR) and Engineering Change Authorization (ECA) processes
  • Writes engineering instructions (EI) and PSI check list
  • Performs Vendor Acceptance Test (VAT)
  • Capability to troubleshoot hardware systems, components, devices, etc.
  • Understands safety requirements of machine design and functionality and ensures issues/questions are raised accordingly
  • Capable of generating and implementing safety validation plans
  • Has a working knowledge of power & control hardware & mechanical design
  • Has a working knowledge of fluid power systems
  • Ability to read and understand technical documentation
  • Adheres to the A&A QA System
  • Other duties as assigned

Company Name
Alexander & Associates Co.
Inwood, WV


  • Proven ability to work independently toward assigned goals and objectives
  • Interpersonal skills and a commitment to customer service.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associates degree (A.S.) from College or University
  • Or one to five years related experience and or training
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Drafting and/or engineering education/experience required

Language Skills:

  • Basic language skills required

Mathematical Skills:

  • Basic math and problem solving skills required
  • Unit conversion from SI to metric and vice versa
  • Understands kinematics and first principal physics

Computer Skills:

  • Understands basic IT functions (networks, switches & routers, etc)
  • Understands Virtual Machine configurations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and affiliated software packages.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word)
  • Promis-E, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Elec, experienced preferred
  • Rockwell/Allen-Bradley software preferred, Siemens experience a plus
  • Must be capable of learning other software packages (Ex: Vision)

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Individual must possess the interpersonal skills to communicate with coworkers and/or customers at all levels of the organization and present data to diverse audiences


  • Electrical Design: 3 years (Preferred)

Reasoning Ability:

    Individual must have ability to make independent decisions that may be of a complex nature.

$70,000 - $110,000 a year
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