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Instrumentation and Automation Technician

Company: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Basic Job Description

The Instrumentation and Automation Technician installs, maintains, and repairs sensors and automation components of all types including robotic components, troubleshoots automation problems using PLC logic techniques, and will be involved in other mechanical and electrical repairs pertaining to the person's knowledge and abilities in those subjects. Being a licensed electrician in the state of Minnesota is a plus, but not a requirement.

Essential Functions (Responsibilities)

These duties and responsibilities are not exhaustive and will be supplemented as necessary.

  • Observes all Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) policies and procedures, including participation in EHS meetings, investigations, and audits.
  • Assists and leads maintenance and engineering teams with Troubleshooting of complex PLC (Programmable Logic Control) systems.
  • Installs, calibrates and repairs sensors and feedback equipment (photoeyes, encoders, various temperature, pH, conductivity, explosive environment, pressure and flow measurement devices).
  • Program and setup motor control devices including variable frequency drives.
  • Install, calibrate and repair mechanical control devices such as valve actuators.
  • Assists and leads maintenance and engineering teams with troubleshooting and repair of robotic systems and automated packaging machines.
  • Evaluates processes such as applicable preventative maintenance and job plans and makes recommendations for improvements.
  • Be an active team player and contributor, share knowledge, absorb knowledge from others including constructive feedback.
  • Provide excellent customer service to internal customers and manufacturing teams.
  • Other duties as assigned including occasional on-call duty.

  • Vocational certification in robotics, automation, electrical systems, or related.
  • Completion of apprenticeship or internship performing some or all of the Essential Functions above.

  • At least 2 years of experience performing Essential Functions above in a factory/industrial setting.
  • Experience and knowledge with all facets of automated manufacturing (PLC, complex mechanical, electronics, robotics, pneumatic, and hydraulic) equipment. ProLogix experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, and CMMS (preferably Maximo) experience.

Keywords: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions, Minnetonka , Instrumentation and Automation Technician, Professions , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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