Controls Technician in Wilsonville, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 10/23/2020

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Control Technician

Wilsonville, WA

This company in Wilsonville, Oregon is seeking Controls Technicians. The Controls Technician is responsible for the electrical assembly of automation equipment per supplied drawings, schematics, and diagrams in accordance with company, industry and customer standards, Works with industrial PCs, PLCs, servo motion controllers, motors, transducers, and sensors in an industrial automation environment. Machines may involve robots, machine vision, and lasers.

Builds electrical assemblies from schematics and drawings, including control panels, cables, and electro-mechanical sub-assemblies. Works with team of electrical and mechanical engineers and technicians in the assembly and testing of custom automation systems. Installs cables and field I/O wiring on machines in accordance with schematics and drawings. Wires main power cables, robot controllers, motors, UPSs and other AC devices at up to 480VAC 3Ø. Installs various assemblies that require electrical wiring, e.g. monitors, keyboards, mouses, and task lights. Assists with machine start up and testing.  Assists mechanical technicians with mechanical assembly and testing as assigned.

Stay current with applicable industry and customer electrical standards. Provides general assistance in the installation and repair of machinery at customer’s facility. General understanding of industrial control systems, especially servo motion and robotics.  Skilled in interpreting mechanical, electrical and pneumatic drawings, diagrams, and schematics. Skilled in the use of basic hand and power tools, especially wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, cutting tools, measuring tools, drills, and grinders

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should have experience with basic electrical troubleshooting; including use of a digital multimeter. • Knowledge of common electrical sensors, including optical, pressure, vacuum, and proximity sensors.  Good quality soldering skills.  Good written and verbal communication skills in English. Good documentation skills.  

Ability to work both in a team environment and also independently. AS degree in electronics or equivalent are required for this position. Three to five years experience in the building, maintenance, or installation of capital equipment is required. A combination of experience and training (military, relevant Associate’s degrees, etc) will also be considered.  Working knowledge of electrical standards such as NFPA 79, NEC, UL508, and CE a plus.

 Experience with PC hardware and software and Windows 7 in an industrial setting is a plus.  Possible contact with customer’s Technicians, Engineers, and Project Managers. Working conditions include the possibility of working long hours during project deadline and moderate workload pressure.  It requires operating power tools and working on automated equipment in various states of production. This job operates in an industrial automation environment. Subject to hazards common to automated industrial machinery. May include domestic/international travel for installation and support (requiring current passport). Physical Demands. May involve long periods of standing or sitting at work stations. May involve shorter periods of bending, stooping, kneeling, laying, and reaching into awkward positions. Must be able to lift weights of 50lbs

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer