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Automation's Controls Technician

$60,000    McDonough, GA
•  Contract to Hire
•  Job Number:198407
•  Posted:8/12/2019

Automation's Controls Technician

The Automation Technician will be responsible for troubleshooting, installing, and modifying automated system components such as; PLC’s, loaders, unloaders, robots, stackers, servo motors, destackers, automated polishers, and transfers. Must have a good understanding and ability to work with electronic control circuits, SMARTPAC, tooling knowledge, and sensors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Good understanding of PLC’s and capable of using laptop computer to troubleshoot the automated systems and assist Electrical Engineers with support on PLC’s.
  • Install and troubleshoot multiple automated systems as mentioned in the job summary.
  • Perform advanced preventative maintenance task and develop or enhance the preventative maintenance practices that are already in place.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and/or repair any of a variety of electrical equipment (i.e. motors, controllers, etc.) hydraulic and mechanical devices per all OSHA requirements.
  • Interpret blueprints or other written specifications for electrical, hydraulic, mechanical and pneumatic applications.
  • Comply with all safety and housekeeping standards.
  • Perform any tasks that are asked of our Maintenance Mechanic/Electricians.


Education, Skills and Experience Required

  • PLC Training.
  • Experienced and Qualified Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician Journeyman or Senior Maintenance Person with proven skills.
  • Have completed training in multiple areas of automation, electronics, and/or tooling.
  • Blueprint reading ability for electrical, hydraulic, mechanical and pneumatic systems as well as engineering drawings (i.e. facility layout).
  • Ability to use a variety of precision measuring instruments such as tape measure, micrometers, calipers, volt meter, amp probe.
  • Mechanical ability to use tools of the trade, e.g. drill presses, lathes, grinders, etc.
  • Degrees, certifications, or continuing education credits with applicable on the job experience in these areas a plus.


Up to $35 per hour based on experience


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