Automation Maintenance Technician

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Advantage Technical
United States

Phone: 720-220-3557
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Automation Maintenance Technician


Austin, TX 


$28 - $32

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Job Description:

Automation Technician
Austin, TX 
Day & Night Shifts Available
General Purpose: 
Automation: Supports automation engineering services, production automation, and activities
Mechanical:  Repairs and maintains process machinery and mechanical equipment such as conveyor systems and production machines and equipment.
Electrical:  Maintains and troubleshoots in-circuit and functional testers, associated test fixtures, stress chambers and chamber racks to ensure manufacturing test equipment is on-line.
Principle Accountabilities:
  • Maintain continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing, or modifying automation/robotic system components
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and components and return to serviceability
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance actions on all subsystems and related components
  • Ensure preventative maintenance of robotic and process support equipment are completed on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Understanding of PLCs
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics, mechanical diagrams including complex automated system drawings.
  • Collaborate with the automation team in the qualification process of automated systems.
  • Records procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or method.
  • Maintains software, documentation and equipment to the latest revision or operational specifications. 
  • Assists engineers in developing and designing hardware and software required for all automation solutions per specifications.
  • Trains other technicians and operators on products, processes and equipment.
  • Proper use of power tools and measuring equipment
  • Strong awareness of safety
  • Through troubleshooting, identifies machine malfunctions and isolates the failure mechanism.
  • Repairs the failure mechanism in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Performs preventive maintenance at specified intervals and schedules.
  • Performs calibrations and re-qualifications on equipment at specified intervals and schedules.
  • Assists process technicians and engineers with the installation and removal of process equipment.
  • Analyzes and implements corrective action reports and process tracking mechanisms.
  • Records times and problems in equipment logs.
  • Provides daily equipment functioning activity information.
  • Disassembles instruments and equipment and inspects components for defects.
  • Aligns, repairs, replaces, and balances component parts and circuitry.
  • Assists engineers in formulating test, calibration, repair and evaluation plans and procedures to maintain precision accuracy of measuring, recording and indicating instruments and equipment.
  • Highest level may perform both software and hardware maintenance.
Demonstrates technical skills.
Demonstrates basic functional and/or process knowledge and participates in process. Has awareness of Flex technologies /techniques.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, maintenance manuals and engineering sketches, and utilize complicated drawings and specifications, advanced mathematics and a variety of precision measuring instruments.
Use of the following tools may be required:
Electronic Assembly: schematics, PCB loading, mechanical assembly;
Cables: crimping, harness assembly, connector/wire soldering, cable prepping;
Testing: oscilloscope, cable & harness testing, trouble shooting, component testing, logic analyzer;
Machine Operations: automatic component insertion equipment, surface mount insertion equipment, wave soldering;
Mechanical & Electrical Tools: power air guns, taps & dies, alignment tools, measuring tools; Office Skills: data entry, software