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Job Title: Automation Technician
Category:  Engineering (4447)
Tech USA is seeking an Automation Technician (2nd Shift) for manufacturing facility in Gadsden, AL Metro Area.  Requires Associates or Technical Degree from a 2 year or Community college in Robotic/ Engineering Technology Program or comaparable and a minimum of three (3) years with Automation Controls and Robotics with PLC Programming training.  Candidates MUST be able to work 2nd Shift indefinitely.

2nd Shift Automation Technician 

  • Graduate of a Community College Robotic/Engineering Technology program or 3-5 years industrial automation experience focused on automation controls and robotics with training in PLC programming.
  • Experience with programming and troubleshooting six axis robots (Kawasaki, Kuka, Motoman, etc.)
  • Experience with Medium Frequency DC welding (Bosch and Medar controls specifically is a plus)
  • Experience in troubleshooting programmable controllers, primarily Allen Bradley (PLC-5, SLC 500, Compactlogix, MicroLogix, Contrologix)
  • Working knowledge of multiple types of communication platforms (Ethernet, Control Net, Device Net, etc.)
  • Experience with troubleshooting and programming operator interfaces (Factory Talk and Panelbuilder, etc.) is a plus.
  • Candidate will be responsible for the programming and maintenance of new and existing robot and automated PLC process equipment
  • Programming, maintaining and retaining computer programs for all robots, press transfers, press feed controls, weld controls as applicable
  • Assisting maintenance/manufacturing in supervising and implementing maintenance programs and records as directed
  • Qualified candidate must be able to interpret/update and maintain electrical schematics for troubleshooting control cabinets and general electrical circuits.
  • Candidate must have the ability to work well in a team environment and on their own without supervision
  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills
  • Candidate must be willing to work shifts


Location  Gadsden , AL
Minimum Experience (yrs):  3-5 years
Required Education:  Technical School

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