Automation Technician (Controls Engineer)
Office Location: St. George, SC
The Automation Technician is a highly motivated professional working in the Service Division. As a key member of the team, you will be involved extensively in commissioning, field servicing, maintenance, fine-tuning, and controls upgrades to highly integrated complex electro-mechanical systems. These systems include variable frequency drives, hydraulics, pneumatics, controls devices, vision and scanning systems, and other sub-systems designed and integrated by organization. The ability to travel to customer's sites and form a close working relationship with team members, engineering and project management departments is a must in this role. We empower our people to do their very best, and we strive to create a flexible and fun working environment that will encourage innovation and job satisfaction.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Adhere to and promote company safety standards.
Assist project teams in on-site system commissioning, building your knowledge and relationship with customers.
Complete on-site service, fine-tuning, preventative maintenance, and training of customer personnel.
Complete timely & thorough service reports, timecards, expense reports, etc.
Travel extensively within North America for a few days up to a few weeks at a time. .
Ensure customer satisfaction and foster loyalty to organization.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Have a background and/or education in one of the following: Control systems or electrical engineering, electrical or electronic engineering technology.
Strong programming and computer skills are an asset. Experience with Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, FactoryTalk View HMI, Allen Bradley PLC5, and Allen Bradley ControlLogix is beneficial but training is provided as required.
Be ready to learn, honest, autonomous, methodical, pay superior attention to detail, and possess excellent communication skills while working in a professional manner with customers, vendors and co-workers.
Be able to function under pressure and enjoy customer contact, have leadership qualities and enjoy teamwork.
Preference may be given to those with work experience with sawmill / planer mill equipment.
We offer a competitive salary and a range of attractive benefits. Every job application is treated confidentially.