Controls Technician | 1st Shift

Carol Stream, IL 60188

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Controls Engineering Job Number: JS714376159 Compensation: $72800-93600 / year

Job Description

Title: Controls Technician

Location: Carol Stream, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • Maintenance Controls Technician, is a pivotal role in revolutionizing our facilities' programming and electrical control systems. This dynamic role offers an opportunity to showcase your expertise, drive innovation, and leave a lasting impact on our operations. Join us and be part of a team that values your skills and contributions.

Job Duties:
  • Spearhead the development, testing, and implementation of all programming and electrical controls across our facilities.
  • Oversee the management and upgradation of programmable controller platforms, graphical user interfaces, gateways, and AC/DC electrical schematics.
  • Troubleshoot and debug electrical and programming issues, ensuring seamless operations.
  • Conduct comprehensive training sessions for personnel, equipping them with operational and technical knowledge.
  • Manage the inventory of print libraries, archives, and backups for all machines, ensuring data integrity and accessibility.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and address system improvement opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain accurate electrical schematics for effective troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends, technologies, and best practices in programming and electrical controls.

  • Proven expertise in electrical systems, including VFDs, servos, high and low voltage troubleshooting.
  • Proficient in troubleshooting, modifying, and optimizing PLC-GUI programming and controls.
  • Skilled in using laptops for PLC troubleshooting and guiding maintenance technicians.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues related to scales, x-rays, checkweighers, VFDs, servos, safety modules, and drive faults.
  • Familiarity with PID loops and experience in making PLC program modifications and tuning adjustments.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD for electrical schematic one-line drawing development (preferred).
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD mechanical drawing development (preferred).
  • NFPA 70E Arc Flash safety certification (preferred).
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in English.
  • Strong multitasking abilities and a collaborative mindset.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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