• Automation Equipment Technician

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/6/2018 11:01 AM)
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    Position Type
    Contract (Full-Time)
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  • Overview

    Job Title: Automation Equipment Technician 

    Note this is a 2nd shift position, candidates need to be comfortable working this schedule. 

    Schedule:  3PM PM - 11PM M-F (weekend and OT as needed 40-60 hrs/week) 

    Scope of Position: 
    To provide both preventative maintenance and repair for manufacturing equipment used in the Connector Automation department. 



    • Troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic processes of both automation and manual equipment in order to support production needs. 
    • Determining the quantities and capabilities of materials needed and the cost for the repairs, upgrades, and modifications of the equipment. 
    • Performing basic operation processes for all equipment used in production. 
    • Using drawings sketches, specs, charts and tables to locate machinery, determine requirements, machine moving requirements, identify spare and repair parts, determine preventative maintenance chedules, determine machine capabilities and optimize them. 
    • Assisting Mfg. Engineering with the layout of equipment and installation of necessary utilities. 
    • Prioritizing preventative maintenance and repair on all mfg. equipment. 
    • Identifying issues and reacting appropriately, including bringing long-term downtime or urgent quality issues to the Supervisor and Engineer’s attention. 
    • Using computers to communicate with software PLC’s and other programs needed to troubleshoot or operate equipment to the proper industrial standards. 
    • Working independently or as a team member to perform minor equipment improvement projects to reduce downtime, improve quality and overall reduce costs for the operation of the equipment. 
    • Maintaining inventory counts for spare parts 


    Required Education: 
    • High School Diploma or equivalent 
    • Current enrollment or Technical degree is a plus 

    • 5+years of experience in a manufacturing environment with proven skills in mechanical and/or electrical troubleshooting 

    Required Skills: 
    • Able to work in a team environment 
    • Able to successfully complete special projects with little or no supervision 
    • Able to communicate in English both written and verbal 

    Manager Must Haves: 
    - Experience with inventory systems 
    - Background with Blue printing and drawing 
    - Background with instrumentation installs 

    Please note: the hiring manager confirmed there is a strong possiblity the assignment will be extended past the current 6 month timeframe


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