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Robotics Technician III
Ref No.: 18-00413
Location: Houston, Texas
The Robotics Technician 3 will be working within a 24x7 warehouse/logistics environment providing operations and maintenance services to support a fleet of robots. The Robotics Technician 3 is expected to be a subject matter expert within the department and will act as a lead/mentor to junior Robotics Technicians. 

What we're looking for:
  • Strong mechanical aptitude – consider past work, hobbies, training, etc. to reveal the entry level mechanic's aptitude for basic troubleshooting and repairs
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule, and logistically support multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Skilled trade training or equivalent technical expertise in Industrial Maintenance or Robotics
  • Ambitious and eager to learn – desire to learn Robotics – chosen candidates will be receive additional on the job training for the specific type of robot.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Act as a role model for safe work practices.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to junior technicians
  • Act as a mentor for junior technicians and provide training as required.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems to Robotics System
  • Provides advanced troubleshooting support including diagnosing and repair complex problems within the fleet.
  • Ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot control components, photo eyes, proximity sensors, servo drives, tachs and encoders
  • Knowledge of the Ethernet communication modules.
  • Mentor technicians by motivating, providing guidance and direction to help them achieve their goals Ability
  • Assists Service Technicians repairing and maintaining material handling equipment
  • Assists Service Technicians repairing and to provide enriched feedback to enhance individual performance
  • Understanding of LINIX and/or SQL
  • Completing preventative maintenance routines, documentation and procedures
  • Perform battery changes, and preventive maintenance on batteries
  • Ability to do e-mail communication and date entry for database
  • Enter downtime data in daily log, complete PM sheets
  • Advanced knowledge of Electrical concepts (ie: wiring of a 3 phase motor)
  • Tracking and storing the departments inventory, including spare parts
  • Supporting continuous improvement in department

Physical Demands:
  • Repetitive bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, twisting, sitting, standing, and walking
  • Lifting parts and tools weighing on average 20 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 80 pounds
  • Dexterity in eye/hand coordination, feet (foot pedals) manual (picking, pinching, holding, grasping), and wrist motion (repetitive flexion/rotation)
  • Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours and wet or uneven surfaces

Operation Support & Customer Service:
  • Promoting and conduct good housekeeping practices
  • Must be highly self-motivated and customer-centric
  • Flexibility with work hours and days. (7 days a week operation, including holidays)
  • Dedicated to supporting production by working in a safe, customer focused manner. Must be highly self-motivated.

Basic Qualifications Required:
  • Electrical knowledge of basics components.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in Automated systems and controls
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Preventative maintenance procedures
  • Knowledge of PLC programs
  • PC competency, Word & Excel, Kindle Platforms and Windows OS
  • Tech school certificate or AA in Electrical/Electronics
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize different projects and work load
  • Troubleshooting, able to ID and understand the resources needed to resolve them
  • Proven ability to work successfully with little supervision
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, (written and verbally) with peers, management, contractors and vendors

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Desire to learn about and work with conveyor systems and client specific robots
  • Good mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Curious nature with a desire to learn, repair and troubleshoot material handling equipment (MHE)