The Controls Electrician position is responsible to support Operations Management and Project Management by providing professional service and support for Remtec Automation customers. Responsibilities include performing wiring and troubleshooting of prototype automation equipment before shipment, perform field service installations, startup, repairs and maintenance of Remtec Automation. This position will support and be an integral part of the project team which means understanding and managing hours to complete versus actual for positive results, support engineering and customer questions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work from blueprints, electrical schematics, BOMs, sketches, and verbal instructions to organize parts, plan, layout, build, and wire custom automated machinery.
  • Build equipment MCP, operator panel, J-boxes, etc.
  • Mount and label field devices. Cut, strip, label, and terminate wiring.  Mount enclosures. 
  • Solder/assembly custom wire assemblies (Amphenol/Harting/Hirose connectors)
  • Identify and route cables/flex conduit from device to enclosure.
  • Assemble, modify, and mount wireway and wire baskets.
  • Trouble shoot after power on when necessary. 
  • Maintain a project build book and red line any changes to be documented by engineering.
  • Communicate with the project engineer or electrical design engineer as necessary.
  • Support projects through all phases (build, debug, run-off, tear-down, shipment, and installation)
  • “Hands-on” experience wiring and troubleshooting industrial automation devices (motors, relays, PLC’s, sensors, etc.)
  • Assist other disciplines during all phases of the project (mechanical, fabrication, engineering, etc.)
  • Safely operate fork truck for material/equipment workflow.
  • Overtime may be necessary as work load dictates (weekdays or weekends)
  • Travel to support installation of equipment (approximately 10-15% travel).

Applicant Qualities 

  • Good organization skills and the ability to function with minimal supervision.
  • High electrical & mechanical aptitude.
  • Proper use of power hand tools (power drill, jig saw, etc.)
  • Familiarity with OSHA safety requirements.
  • Previous experience required.
  • Must have own tools.