Systems Technician

Posted on April 2023

Under the direction of the Shop Manager, the Systems Technician uses schematics/CAD drawing to assemble, install, debug and troubleshoot various types of industrial equipment.  Use different electrical, pneumatic and mechanical hand tools is necessary to complete day-to-day tasks. The Systems Technician should have working knowledge of machine construction and operation, electrical schematics, and electrical components.


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 night and weekends as needed
  • Travel is required
  • 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.


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

  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree (AA) or three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Read and understand complex mechanical CAD drawings

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as correspondences, safety regulations, instruction and procedure manuals. Ability to write correspondences and routine reports.  Ability to effectively communication one on one and in small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees within the organization. Ability to read and interpret documents such as drawings, routing sheets, safety documents, and other written instructions. 

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions, percent’s and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, commissions, and interest. 

Reasoning Skills

  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to project a competent and likable impression of yourself and the company to customers and vendors. Ability to interface with company employees (including managers, colleagues, and shop personnel); verbally, in writing, and in person; in a positive and helpful way.  Professional written and verbal communication skills.

Technology Skills

  • Requires the ability to operate a wide variety of standard office equipment, such as a computer and keyboard, a calculator, telephone, FAX, photocopier, etc.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook

Work Environment & Physical demands

The work environment and 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 required to stand (approximately 60%), sit (approximately 10%) kneel, crouch (approximately 30%). The employee will occasionally lift parts, manuals, drawings, tools, etc. (weighing up to 50 pounds) throughout the workday.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Company policy/procedure compliance

  • Follow all company policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook.

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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