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Machine Safety Specialist

Pieper Electric

May 19, 2020

Position Details

  • Work Location: New Berlin, WI
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary Range: $75,000
  • Required Education: Two Year Degree


Pieper Electric is hiring a Machine Safety Specialist within the Automation group at the New Berlin, WI location. The Machine Safety Specialist will provide technical and engineering services on a myriad of machine safety needs to customers across multiple industries.


  • Onsite safety system installation/configuration
  • Provide risk survey facilitation.
  • Design safety circuits and entire safety systems
  • Write Risk Assessment Technical Reports
  • Manage projects within your authority. Support on-site teams to accomplish desired results.
  • Engineer safety solutions based on the customer requirements and risk survey findings.
  • Programming of Safety controllers using function block or ladder logic programming styles Possesses good technical writing ability and understands design engineering requirements.

    • Two year technical certification/degree OR four-year engineering degree is required, preferably electrical, automation systems technology or similar discipline.
  • Background and experience in PLC programming
  • Experience with functional block programming
  • Ability to become TUV certified within the first year or two.  In order to do that, the qualified candidate will need either the higher education mentioned, or 5 years of experience in machine safety. Able to build rapport with customers of various industries and management levels.
  • Understands standards and requirements and able to apply them under varying conditions.
  • Must be willing to travel 1-2 weeks per month (domestic) including weekends.

  • Company Information

    At Pieper Electric, our people are our power. As a full-service electrical, mechanical and automation contractor, our people are what enable us to stand out in our industry. They’re the reason for our success. Founded on the principle that every person should strive to first and foremost be a servant leader, we work tirelessly to keep our people safe, enlighten and stimulate their minds, and teach them how to be good stewards of the community in a genuinely serving way. From these efforts, we’ve grown into a truly unique company. By putting our people first, we are able to consistently deliver to the highest quality standards in the industry and develop lasting relationships with our customers.

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