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Controls Technician
Summary
Title:Controls Technician
ID:1357
Department:Maintenance
Shift:3rd Shift
Description

SUMMARY

Applies electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry by performing the following duties.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties not specifically identified in this job description, as may be assigned.

 

Design, implement, and support ladder logic programs, servo/stepper controller programs, and HMI programs for automated machinery, using RS Logix or other software

 

Tests motor control devices, frequency drives, servos, transformers, solenoids, and other industrial controls equipment and components.

 

Diagnoses cause of electrical, mechanical, programmable logic malfunction on operational equipment and perform preventative and corrective maintenance.

 

Review, analyze and modify if needed any electrical blueprints for assigned machine system or equipment modifications or expansion

 

Design electrical systems, panels and/or enclosures for automated machinery based on information provided by machine needs. Within project develop estimate of time and materials

 

Provide technical support to the maintenance and manufacturing departments.

Ability to establish priorities to respond to company needs

Supporting existing controls reliability for manufacturing operations

 

Confers with Maintenance and Engineering personnel to assess production machine problems, assist in correcting problems and seek additional guidance in addressing problems

 

Adhere to company standards and local/state/federal electrical codes

 

Assists with panel building, wiring and pneumatics plumbing.

 

Operate a variety of tools and equipment, including electrical meters, fork trucks, drills, grinders, saws, punches, taps, and a variety of other hand tools

 

MAINTAIN GOOD WORK HABITS

Employee utilizes worksite time in a productive and efficient manner. Employee demonstrates a positive work ethic. Documentation of work performed and corrective actions taken.

 

PROMOTE TEAM WORK AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

Strive to meet and exceed individual, departmental, area and corporate goals.

SAFETY STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES

Know, adhere to and ensure compliance with all PGT Industries production safety standards and procedures as they apply to production safety.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

 

QUALIFICATIONS 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

Associates Degree in Engineering or Electronics preferred

Training in Ladder Logic and Motor Controls including servo control

Five years experience in manufacturing environment preferred

Proficient in MS Office (Excel/Word)

Experience with integration of industrial equipment with communication networks

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work throughout building in unclimatized and air-conditioned offices.

 

 

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