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Automation Technician
Ref No.: 18-00852
Location: West Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Shift Comments:M-F 2:30 pm -10:30 pm
Job Category:Engineering
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
Contract Assignment duration: 6 months possible Temp to Perm
Location: West Hazelton,
Pay Rate $30/hourly
Shift:  M-F 2nd shift 2:30 p.m. -10:30 p.m.
*Candidates cannot begin assignment until drug and background screenings have been successfully completed.

Responsibilities: This position is responsible for PLC programming, troubleshooting, VFDs, servo motion controls, etc.

  • Associates in Electrical Engineering Technology and/or ISA Certification preferred.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and programming Rockwell automation systems including Allen Bradley PLCs, GUIs and network based topologies.
  • Experience with Wonderware including Intouch GUI preferred.
  • Ability to interpret programming languages in Ladder, FBD and VB scripting.
  • Experience with high voltage power distribution, basic motor controls, VFDs, process loop instrumentation and analog/digital valve controls.
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot process control including PID instrumentation loops.
  • Experience with servo motion control including Allen Bradley, Schneider Electric and Fanuc
  • 3-5 years of experience in a technical support or engineering role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Flexibility to work overtime and on other shifts as needed