Programmable Logic Controller Technician Third Shift

Beacon Staffing
Hunt Valley, MD
Oct 13, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Job DescriptionWe are seeking an Electro Mechanical Techician to become a part of our team! You will be required to perform a variety of engineering tasks, as well as identify areas of improvement to increase operation efficiency.Position Description:Perform installation of electrical, electronic and numerical controls on company product that includes computerized machines. Work involves the installation and test of logic panels, electrical control panels, servo motors, circuit boards, mini-computers, numerical controls and related electrical/electronic units or sub assemblies.Possess an understanding of basic mechanical functions including motor drives, bearings, couplings, rolls, and gears. Apply principles and theories of advanced electronics, electrical circuitry, and basic mechanical functions.Key Responsibilities: Work from complex drawings, schematics and engineering specifications to perform electrical/electronic functions and use a wide variety of testing instruments that include amp meter, oscilloscope, digital multi-meter circuit testers, print circuit board testers and automatic cable continuity tester. Recommend changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance. Set up standard test apparatus or devise test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production machines. Check out all CNC, NC and mini-computer controls before and after installations to various machine assemblies. Determine and perform direct test on a variety of components. Construct specific test equipment as required and run test to prove out testing equipment. May be utilized in the build phase of various machine assemblies; building to specific work instructions, prints, verbal instruction or technical bulletins. Provide feedback through our quality systems to improve design, safety, process, and cost. Work with various team members in seeking out ways to improve the overall performance or assist in performing root cause analysis to problems and utilizing lean tools to implement corrective actions. Troubleshoot digital integrated circuits, test and replace items such as capacitors, rectifiers, resistors, diodes on computer logic panels. This position may require overtime This position may require some occasional travel to customer locations for continuous learning and improvement for machine checklist processEssential Knowledge and Skills: Must have experience with Programmable Logic Controller or Controls knowledge. Position requires 2-3 years knowledge of mathematics, wiring diagrams, schematics, print layouts and equipment manuals. Possess a strong knowledge of electricity, operations of electrical equipment and code requirements for wiring and installations. Degree or certification in technology is preferredTrain on day shift - opportunities on 2nd or 3rd shift.Company DescriptionThe Right People to Power Your BusinessBeacon Staffing Alternatives, Inc. is a women-owned, strategic staffing organization that specializes in administrative staffing, IT staffing and logistics support. Headquartered in Central Maryland, Beacon Staffing utilizes state-of-the-art portals enabling employees and job seekers 24-7 online access to resources.Beacon Staffing promises quality, integrity and reliability. Our personal knowledge and experience in the local community, combined with a contemporary approach to staffing management, makes Beacon Staffing a trusted guide with proven results.We have maintained professional relationships with some clients for more than two decades. And, we welcome new employers regularly. We are proud to be the area's most reputable, well-connected and accomplished temporary staffing company.Beacon staffing has a consistent record of success in the following areas:defensetransportationstate and local governmentmanufacturinghealthcaredistributionhospitalityclericalinformation technology