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Field Technician - Automation, Controls and Instrumentation

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Join a global company that works on sustainable solutions that has been growing successfully since 1945. Their philosophy is to lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies, and people worldwide.
They need Automation, Controls and Instrumentation Technicians to service clients along the Mid-Atlantic East Coast. Bring your troubleshooting of VFDs, PLCs, and HMI software, and configuration and commissioning skills to the Advanced Manufacturing team. You will contribute to a dynamic team supporting our industrial, clean room, water, and wastewater clients.
Locations preferred: Liverpool, NY, Syracuse, and Charlotte NC.
Why work here?

  • Company focuses on sustainable solutions
  • Great benefits include Health, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k matching
  • Overtime pay 1.5x over 40 hours plus per diem
  • Vehicle provided for travel as needed
  • Vacation based on years of experience of overall work history

    Key tasks and responsibilities:

    • Commission, troubleshoot, and modify PLC-based control systems.
    • Configure, calibrate, and commission instrumentation and analytical equipment
    • Configure, commission, and troubleshoot Variable Frequency Drives and other motor control circuits
    • Read and modify/update control, electrical, and P&ID drawings.
    • Perform modifications to existing control systems
    • Troubleshoot analog and digital circuits with the ability to troubleshoot to a device level with or without drawings and documentation.
    • Configure, modify, and troubleshoot Operator Interface Terminals (OITs).
    • Troubleshoot and modify SCADA software with remote assistance from controls engineers.
    • Travel domestically up to 80% - mostly mid-Atlantic states


      • Associates degree in electrical engineering or instrumentation technology or related degree; Equivalent years of experience considered in lieu of degree
      • 1+ years of experience in industrial instrumentation, controls, and automation
      • Experience with PLC programming software such as Rockwell (AB), Modicon, Emerson/GE, Siemens, and others
      • Knowledge and experience with instrumentation commonly used in the industrial, water, and wastewater industries
      • Knowledge and experience with Variable Frequency Drives; motor control circuits
      • Familiarity and trained in NFPA 70E preferred
      • SCADA systems experience is a plus

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