United States of America - North Carolina, Winston Salem
AECOM is seeking PLC Controls Technicians for our location in Winston Salem, NC.
This is a 1st shift position. Typical hours are 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The PLC Controls Technician acts as the subject matter expert for PLC controlled factory automation equipment. Core responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: validation of new manufacturing equipment, troubleshooting and diagnosing automated equipment, and PLC program edits and repair with emphasis on factory automation.
The candidate must be self-motivated and demonstrate the strong organizational/time management skills needed to be successful in this role. Must have the ability to maintain, improve and participate in developing control systems, programming ladder logic/PLC’s (Allen Bradley, Siemens, GE, Fanuc, MicroLogix, ControlLogix, and PLC-5) and HMI.
The Maintenance Technician must have the ability to identify and correct any safety-related issues and perform independent equipment evaluations to identify potential equipment failures. This position reports to the lead supervisor for all work assigned.
Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs process/production machines, equipment and related electrical equipment.
Procures parts from crib systems, OEM or authorized vendors.
Identifies and documents cost savings.
Develops and monitors work assignments for other technicians and coaches as appropriate.
Creates and modifies site operations procedures for equipment and recommends facilities reliability improvements.
Performs preventive maintenance on process/production equipment as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
Responds to and provides service and feedback to the customer on all work orders while assuring compliance to codes, regulations and industry standards.
Recommends activities to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.
Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems
Understands company policies and enforces safety regulations. Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.
Operates various measuring, diagnostic and testing instruments to help provide energy efficiency solutions.
Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers and diagnostic hardware to perform work.
Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment, yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.
Exhibits strong leadership skills, such as motivation, delegation, ownership, leading by example, well-developed organizational skills, excellent communication skills, etc.
Fluent with Inventory and Materials Management concepts, such as inventory control and analysis, material lead times, cost analysis, usage analysis, etc.
Promotes and adheres to the AECOM Safety Structure.
Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.
For more information, please contact Sherry Wilkes at Sherry.Wilkes@aecom.com.
Within AECOM, our group provides facilities and production maintenance services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical, and commercial sites worldwide.
We run our own crews of Production Maintenance Techs, CNC Service Techs, Automation Techs, Industrial Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics, Industrial HVAC Techs, Logistics / Crib Management, Planner/ Schedulers, Supervisors and safety professionals inside our customers’ facilities to keep their infrastructure operating smoothly.
These are full-time, regular positions with AECOM that offer competitive pay and a full benefits package, including
Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
3 weeks of accrued Paid Time Off per calendar year
401k plan with 3% company match
And much more –
And your benefits start the same day you do!
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High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
Six years of experience as an electrical or mechanical maintenance technician in a manufacturing / production environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated experience in PLC controls troubleshooting with Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000.
Must have the ability to work in an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.
Availability for in-state travel for 12-18 months after hire.
Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
This position may require a valid Driver’s License.
This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.
This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.
Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
Some tasks will require the ability to walk extensively throughout facilities during a workday.
Requires the ability to climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs as needed during a workday.
Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat, kneel, reach/stretch, and move in a 90-degree fashion during workday.
Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.
Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.
Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.
Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other AECOM, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.
Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.
Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.
Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations.
Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.
Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.
Associate's degree in electrical engineering or an electrical field related to production maintenance.
Experience leading or supervising a multi-skilled technical workforce.
Experience troubleshooting and maintaining machine Tools in a heavy machining environment
Experience troubleshooting and diagnosing Allen Bradley PLC’s such as SLC 500, SLC 5000, Micro Logix, Control Logix, etc.
Experience troubleshooting and diagnosing CNC and Robotic machine systems.
Experience troubleshooting and diagnosing Variable Frequency Drives.
Experience troubleshooting and repairing Components up to 480V 3 Phase.
Experience in troubleshooting or calibrating 4-20mA circuits and components.
Experience working in a CMMS environment; Maximo experience a plus.
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Job Category Maintenance
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 224840BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.