Industrial Automation Technician
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Wichita, KS 67219
Industrial Automation Technician
Support the production lines, equipment, and facility by providing troubleshooting, repairs, and preventive maintenance activities. The abilities and skills required are broad based to include electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic. Other duties may be assigned as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on all production machinery, testers, and facility systems and equipment as needed. Utilizes a variety of hand tools, testers, and shop power tools to accomplish the above.
- Must be able to read and comprehend electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic prints and schematics and perform troubleshooting and repairs of these systems.
- Works with engineers, technicians, production, and maintenance associates in resolution of equipment issues and repairs.
- Provides written documentation and reports as requested.
Facilitates, coordinates, and communicates with other supervisors to coordinate repair activities in individual departments with in a customer oriented manner with “customer first” sense of urgency.
- Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
- Required to train or instruct others on technical issues and operation of equipment as needed.
- Overtime is required to meet production demands and can include Saturdays and Sundays when necessary.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), two year industrial electronic course from a reputable school. Two to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Attends classes and seminars to update skills as required.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, sketches, diagrams, and memos. Ability to create and write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees, customers, clients, and vendors.
Strong interpersonal skills to encompass establishing productive relationships with company management and personnel.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to convert metric system measurements.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle and finger, feel and talk or hear and is required to walk and stand frequently and occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must be able to perform work while from ladders and manlift equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus and capable of vision good enough to read prints, schematics and part numbers.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The exposed noise level varies from a quiet office level to a very high production manufacturing level around machinery and equipment requiring hearing protection as required.
The employee in this job must be knowledgeable of and follow all company safety policies and procedures.
The above description is concise, and is not intended to include all details of the job.