Field Service & Automation Technician

Posted on February 2024


Under general supervision of the Service Manager, the Field Service/ Automation Technician is responsible for programming robots and other automation equipment. Works as a member of a project team to assist with electrical and mechanical build and coordinates work with others. Installs, troubleshoots, and maintains products/equipment. Trains employees, identifies, analyzes, and repairs product failures, orders and replaces parts as needed. Determines and recommends which products or services best fit the customers’ needs. Contributes to new system concepts and customer contact. Performs site installations and start-ups, achieves an on-time completion of project within project budget.


This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Work both independently and as part of a project team.
  • Comply with all quality and safety regulations.
  • Must have own set of tools
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Travel is required (up to 30% annually)
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


  • Organize and maintain electrical schematics, shop materials, job inventory and tools to ensure that the panel shop portrays a professional image.
  • Wire electrical sub-panels from schematics and customer specifications.
  • Modify enclosures as required to fit components.
  • Operate a variety of labeling devices and machines.
  • Install cord grips, hardware, flexible and rigid conduit to interconnect enclosures.
  • Understands the build process and how to make mechanical or electrical changes.
  • Proficient with industry electrical code, NEC, ANSI, NFPA, and OSHA.


  • Read and interpret assembly blueprints or specifications manuals and plan assembly or building operations.
  • Understands the build process and how to make mechanical or electrical changes.
  • Position or align components for assembly, manually or using hoists or lifts
  • Lay out drill, ream, tap, or cut parts for assembly.
  • Set up and operate metalworking machines, such drills, grinders, saws, hammer drills, etc.
  • Understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Measure and layout floor plans for systems using mathematics as needed
  • Verify conformance of parts using measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, or micrometers.


  • Familiarity with industrial robots such as ABB, Fanuc, Kuka, Panasonic
  • Create, modify, and troubleshoot programming for various robots such as ABB, Fanuc, and Kuka
  • Modify existing control systems and robot software either in hours/ or in the field as needed
  • Perform preventative maintenance as assigned


  • Associates Degree in a related field; equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in automation systems activities
  • Knowledge of common control, computer architecture, and networking

Diversity Statement

Our people are the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and company’s achievement as well.

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

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