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Robo Install Technician

Well-established company in southwest suburban Atlanta that dominates a significant portion of the U.S. market for their manufactured products seeks a skilled Automation / Robotics Technician. This role is required due to the company’s growth in robotic installations for the assembly process. This is a day shift position from 8:00am to 4:30pm, with potential for up to 10 hours of paid overtime per week at time and a half rate. The benefits package includes an attractive 401K plan with a 100% match up to 5% and potential for a generous performance-based bonus. Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate. The manufacturing environment includes die casting, stamping, and assembly processes, utilizing Fanuc, ABB, and UR robots, as well as Allen Bradley PLCs. This role is at a Level III, requiring at least 5 years of experience.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Automation/Robotics Technician will contribute to cell design, end of arm tooling, and fixture design projects, as well as the installation of automated equipment. This role involves a mix of mechanical, electrical, and facilities support. The technician will be responsible for configuring, testing, operating, maintaining, servicing, and troubleshooting robots and other automated systems used in production, with the goal of enhancing efficiency and prolonging equipment life.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Pneumatics: Perform tasks involving the principles of compressed air.
  2. Hydraulics: Work with hydraulic systems and fluid mechanics.
  3. Electrical: Handle circuits ranging from 120 to 480 volts, as well as AC and DC power and circuit boards.
  4. Assist in the construction of robotic equipment in collaboration with engineers.
  5. Test robotic systems to ensure proper functioning.

Level II (This level includes all Level I responsibilities)

  1. Plumbing: Layout and install various plumbing systems, interpret isometric drawings.
  2. Electrical: Use electrical test equipment for voltage and current readings, as well as ohm testing.
  3. Install and program robotic equipment in a manufacturing facility.
  4. Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues with robotic equipment.
  5. Troubleshoot robotic systems using knowledge of microprocessors, programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensor or feedback systems, hydraulics, or pneumatics.
  6. Repair robots or peripheral equipment such as circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders, or servomotors.

Level III (This level includes all Level I & II responsibilities)

  1. Pneumatics: Install air logic controls based on prints or schematics.
  2. Hydraulics: Troubleshoot hydraulic circuits with various components.
  3. Troubleshoot PLC systems using computers.
  4. Install, program, or repair programmable controllers, robot controllers, end-of-arm tools, or conveyors.
  5. Utilize fabrication equipment knowledge for maintenance tasks.
  6. Operate or oversee the operation of robotics equipment.
  7. Analyze and categorize events within the equipment.
  8. Collaborate with engineers and production team to achieve desired output.
  9. Conduct preventative maintenance, routine upgrades, and inspections.
  10. Repair robotic machines, systems, and tools when necessary.
  11. Disassemble and reassemble robots to replace defective parts.
  12. Train others on installation, use, and servicing of robots.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  1. Level I: High school diploma or GED, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Level II: High school diploma or GED, two to four years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  3. Level III: Technical training certificates or associate degree, six to eight years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  4. Ability to read and interpret documents, including safety rules and operating instructions.
  5. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  6. Ability to define problems and collect data.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the ability:

  • To use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls and to communicate verbally.
  • To stand, walk, reach with hands or arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • To lift up to 50 lbs.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The employee may be exposed to:

  • Extreme heat
  • High, precarious places
  • Outside weather conditions
  • Fumes or airborne particles
  • Toxic or caustic chemicals
  • Electrical shock
  • Vibration

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

This job description provides a general overview of the qualifications and responsibilities for the Robo Install Technician position. It does not encompass all duties or requirements of the role. Responsibilities may be subject to change and management retains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

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