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Maintenance Controls Engineer

By November 17, 2022No Comments

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Maintenance Controls Technician

This position is responsible for all plant machine control systems and documentation, and for working with Engineering on new machine controls and standards.

Shift: M-F 6am-2:30pm with possible OT on the weekend

Key Responsibilities

• Update, modify and improve existing controls systems including robotic programs, ladder logic programs, relay logic, electrical distribution, motor controls, operator interface, hydraulics, and pneumatics distribution and control

• Design and develop new machine controls including robotic, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and vision systems

• Coordinate with engineering and maintenance on existing machine control modifications to robotic, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic and vision systems

• Create, maintain and keep current all hard copies and electronic databases: all electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics; panel layouts; PLC, operator display, operator interface, and robot programs; machine power distribution and all related vendor controls component part documentation

• Schedule and complete backups of all electronic machine control and robotic programs

• Implement and maintain data collection system from shop floor processing equipment

• Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example


• Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technology, or similar. OR 10 plus years equivalent experience and education.

• Read and interpret blueprints and schematics.

• Electrical controls engineering background desired.

• Troubleshoot and program relay logic, ladder logic, pneumatic logic and hydraulic logic.

• Understanding and ability to use Excel, Word, Access, Acad 2000 or Acad 2000LT, and all related computer software for machine programming, backup and monitoring.

• Experience with Siemens Processors and Fanuc Robots preferred.