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Controls Technician
Grand Prairie, TX

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Posted 10/16/2019

Required Skills

  • Install, repair, upgrade and maintain electrical / electronic equipment used in the manufacturing process
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain electrical systems including PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, motors, relays, circuit breakers, process controls, and industrial communication networks
  • Communicate actions taken to repair the machine to Operator and / or Manager
  • Communicate effectively with team members, corporate engineering, vendors, and internal customers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant and process safety rules, safe operating methods, and good housekeeping standards
  • Minimum Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3 – 5 years industrial controls experience 
  • Must be able to work any shift (required) 12-hour shifts days / nights
  • Ability to troubleshoot and modify Allen Bradley and Siemens PLCs (required)
  • Ability to troubleshoot, replace, and modify HMIs and VFDs
  • A working knowledge of communication networks (Ethernet, Profinet, Profibus)
  • Ability to read mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings
  • Basic knowledge and understanding in process control systems such as: temperature control, pressure control, flow control and PID control loops
  • Proficient in Microsoft based computer systems
  • Proficient in computerized maintenance software
  • Physical ability to climb and work at elevations

Job Description

  • Our client is seeking a qualified Controls Technician to provide expertise and effective support in keeping the equipment / plant at optimum operating condition
  • This position will provide electronic / electrical / automation support to the plant and maintain plant equipment and machinery
  • This position is in the Grand Prairie, TX converting plant location
  • This plant is a climate-controlled facility
  • The candidate must be a Team player and be willing to share knowledge
  • The candidate will be required to work with all team members undertaking any and all roles from leading a task to cleaning up after a task
  • A successful team member will have extremely good work ethic and a great punctuality and attendance record
  • Ideal candidate will have a nice blend of mechanical and electrical experience with a strong focus on the electrical side

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