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We are in need of an Automation Technician at a client of ours located in the Walker, MI area. This is a Direct Hire swing shift opportunity. The hours for Automation Technician would be Friday-Saturday 4AM-2:30PM, Sunday 1PM-11:30PM and Monday 3PM-1:30AM. Pay for this opportunity is based on experience, ranging between $25-$37 hourly. The Automation Technician would be responsible for providing production support by performing setup, troubleshooting and operations of automated welding cells within a production facility. 


Benefits of an Automation Technician include:

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package to include medical, dental, and vision insurance,
  • Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts.
  • Employer 401k Match.
  • ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and holidays.
  • Direct Hire opportunity 

Duties of an Automation Technician include:

  • Follow all safety procedures and protocols while servicing or maintaining equipment.
  • Demonstrate proficiency while troubleshooting automated welding cells to effect permanent change in order to eliminate cell down time.
  • Ability to execute with proficiency all duties and responsibilities requirements of weld technician. 
  • Prioritize tasks within the facility relating to weld troubleshooting, set-up and coordinate events with production. 
  • Demonstrate basic level proficiency in troubleshooting using electrical / mechanical prints.
  • Perform and critique equipment preventative maintenance.
  • Troubleshoot low voltage electrical components and circuits (Connecting circuit breakers or other low voltage components in a junction box or panel) (Wiring
    harnesses, drive systems, relays, boards). 
  • Make proper connections of the following communication protocols: Remote I/O, Ethernet, DeviceNet. 
  • Modify and perform basic programming of robots in all robotic applications such as ABB and Fanuc.  
  • Basic weld troubleshooting for all welding applications (drawn arc, GMAW, resistance welding, projection welding, Pneumatic systems, etc.). 
  • Basic Troubleshooting and adjustment of weld fixtures.
  • Troubleshoot Poke Yoke systems and applications.


Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent (required). 
  • Two-year technical degree (preferred) 
  • Experience with Microsoft applications, i.e., word, excel, outlook, etc. (required) 
  • Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal workplace instructions. 
  • Must be able to work up to 12 hours per day, including Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Must be able to obtain hi-lo and aerial platform licenses. 
  • Ability to obtain arc flash training certificate. 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills (preferred).
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