Skip to main content


Are you ready to start, or advance, your automation career with a successful, seasoned, and growing company? At Piedmont Automation, we provide excellent benefits and every Team member is provided continuous opportunities to further their knowledge, skills, and career.


PAI is located in North Carolina. We primarily work in the Southeast region of the US, but new opportunities continue to take us across the country, and occasionally … internationally! We work in a variety of industrial and municipal markets in areas of process control, food, discrete manufacturing, material handling, tobacco, water/wastewater, and many more.


We offer our Team members a comprehensive employment package that includes:

  • Competitive wages

  • 401(k) plan with company match up to 4%

  • Paid vacation time & [10] paid holidays

  • Company paid health insurance

  • Paid sick time

  • Paid short term disability insurance

  • Credit Union membership

  • Annual performance reviews & open door policy

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Career growth opportunities

  • Much, much more!!!

COMPETITIVE WAGES: (based on experience)

  • Systems Technician: [$50k - $70k] per year

  • Systems Designer: [$50k - $70k] per year

  • Associate Systems Engineer: [$50k - $70k] per year

  • Systems Engineer: [$70k - $90k] per year

  • Senior Systems Engineer: [$90k+]

Note: the above mentioned salaries are based on 40 hour work weeks. PAI pays hourly so our Teammates are compensated and enjoy the benefit of every hour they contribute to the success of their projects.


  • Team-centric & a self-starter

  • Desire to learn and work with emerging technologies

  • Good problem solving skills

  • SCADA Experience: Ignition, VTSCADA, FTView, iFix

  • Programming Experience: Linux Red Hat, Ovirt, Gluster, GIT, Android, Java, CSS, HTML5, HTML, Javascript, Node.js, C#, Python, Ubuntu, JSON, SQL, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL, PostgreSQL, etc.

  • PLC Experience: Logix5000, Modicon, Emerson GE, AD BRX, etc.

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to