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Electronic Technician

Company: PDS Tech, Inc.
Location: Urbandale
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Electronic Technician in Urbandale, IA. -Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with design engineers and production leaders to ensure automated lines run in a safe, efficient manner and at a rate adequate to meet output goals.
  • Be very hands-on in the deployment, integration, testing, and ongoing support of automated equipment (industrial robots, AS/RS systems, PLCs, conveyors) and assist design engineers with the fabrication and construction of custom-built systems.
  • On a team with engineers and other technicians, provide technical expertise in troubleshooting of issues and the deployment of solutions.
  • Participate in validation procedures including calibration, qualification, and adjustments as necessary.
  • Support process improvement including troubleshooting of mechanical, electrical, and controls components in the pursuit of the root cause(s) of failures.
  • Execute preventative, predictive, and conditions-based maintenance procedures as appropriate; ensure that detailed documentation and records are maintained.
  • Provide technical support for projects at other sites as necessary to ensure successful implementation. Qualifications:
    • Associate's degree in engineering technology desired - experience and demonstrated knowledge may substitute for formal education.
    • Experience working in a highly automated production or distribution environment.
    • Experience with troubleshooting of controls systems.
    • Experience in a system support or maintenance role.
    • Above-average computer skills.
    • Outstanding oral and written communications skills. Ability to interact with team members at all levels in a professional manner, advocate for change, and seek resolution to issues that arise.
    • Ability to quickly troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, controls, and software issues related to complex automated systems.
    • Proficiency in interpreting electrical and mechanical plans and drawings.
    • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
    • Manual dexterity and the ability to stand, lift, carry, and climb frequently or for extended periods.
    • Willingness and ability to occasionally travel (?10%) to assist with projects at other sites as business needs require. Desired Skills and Experience:
      • 5 or more years of experience in supporting or installing automated systems.
      • Experience with PLC programming (Allen-Bradley).
      • Knowledge of, or experience with, structured problem-solving or continuous improvement methodologies (FMEA, Six Sigma, Lean, etc.).PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
        • Health insurance
        • Paid holidays
        • Weekly payroll
        • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
        • Completion Bonuses
        • Training
        • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit $$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$

Keywords: PDS Tech, Inc., Des Moines , Electronic Technician, Professions , Urbandale, Iowa

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