Automation Technician

Job Location US-TX-Dallas
# of Openings
Direct Hire


We are looking for an experienced Automation Technician!


  • Creates, modifies and has the ability to troubleshoot PLC and HMI programs.
  • Commissions and Tunes basic variable frequency, vector, and servo drives and is able to integrate drives into the PLC and HMI.
  • Performs electrical and controls layouts, updates and creates electrical drawings in CAD or other electrical drawing software.
  • Understands and follows all safety regulations and actively participates in plant safety programs.
  • Identifies parts needed for electrical maintenance and improvement projects coordinates the procurement through the plant stock room.
  • Tests equipment for safety, performance, and efficiency. Uses electrical hand tools and/or voltage or amperage measuring and recording devices. Selects, installs, configures and calibrates instruments and devices.
  • Trains maintenance and operations on new systems and updates LOTO and SOP information.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Works overtime, nights and weekends (less than 5%) as required.




  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Proficient project management skills, basic electrical theory, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • 3 years industrial troubleshooting experience on advanced control systems (drives, PLC , HMI, instrumentation and process.) preferred.
  • 5 yrs. experience with Siemens PLC, Drive, Wonderware HMI, and instrumentation background (or 7 years’ experience without) preferred.


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