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3rd shift Automation Control Technician
Elgin, IL 60121
Pay BOE $18-24/hr
On call rotation schedule for weekends.
Troubleshoot and repair PLC based electrical control system. Electrical and Electronic troubleshooting of CNC turning, drilling and grinding machines. Monitor modifies and write PLC program. Plan layout and wire electrical control panel and install on industrial machinery. Good understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic system.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
? Troubleshoot automated production machinery, identify root cause for trouble and repair as necessary.
? Diagnose and replace faulty electrical and electronic components of machine such as relays, switches, motors, positions sensing devices, printed circuit boards and PLCs.
? Connect electric power to machines and equipment, and control wires between machines and monitor equipment.
? Plan layout of wiring and install wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings. Maintain interior and exterior lighting systems.
? Work with mechanics and lead persons to diagnose faulty machinery.
? Able to make simple control system using PLC (i.E Panel layout, wiring and testing).
? Able to read and make electrical schematic drawings.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Associate degree or equivalent experience and High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Manufacturing software.