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PLC Technician

clearwater, FL 33764

Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 1058

Job Description

Automation Technician

The Automation technician is responsible for the building, debug and maintenance of mechanical pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical components of automation machines and equipment. 

  • Build & Programming of new automation equipment including but not limited to Electrical Test Machines, Pick & Place, Weld, X-Y Table Integration
  • Reviews project instructions and blueprints to ascertain test specifications, procedures, and objectives.
  • Set up and conduct tests of complete units and components under operational conditions to investigate design proposals for improving equipment performance or other factors.
  • Must be able to install, maintain, and troubleshoot Press controllers, Press Safety Equipment, Die Protection Systems, and Programable Logic Control Systems.
  • Analyzes indicated and calculated test results in relation to design or rated specifications and test objectives and modifies or adjusts equipment to meet specifications.
  • Visually inspects machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
  • Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area.
  • Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.
  • Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of automation systems.
  • Realigns and adjusts components.
  • Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • Repairs broken parts; sets up and operates metalworking tools such as drill press or surface grinder to make or repair parts.
  • Practice good housekeeping and maintain a clean work area to minimize the risk of personal injury, equipment damage, or the manufacture of non-conforming product.
  • Follow safety rules as outlined in the Associate Handbook.
  • Proper use of materials and related safety equipment.
  • Identify and communicate any unsafe equipment or working conditions.
  • Work overtime and shift work as required.
  • Show willingness to share acquired job skills with team.
  • Work independently, if required with minimum supervision or as a team member.
  • Promote a team environment with a positive attitude.
  • Participate in quality system and continuous improvement requirements.
  • Adhere to all  Safety Procedures and Accountabilities.
  • Perform other tasks as required.
  • Four years related manufacturing experience, automotive industry preferred.
  • Understanding of manufacturing quality systems preferred.
  • Forklift certification preferred.
  • Team Oriented Problem Solving 8-D Format Training desired.

Job Requirements

manufacturing, automation, stamping, injection molding, welding

Additional Information

Automation Technical Services is an EEOC compliant employer and follows all applicable Federal and State employment laws. APSTechnicalServices Additional Jobs at

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