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Automation Specialist

Company: Advantage Technical
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

The Automation Specialist will be responsible for supporting automation engineering services and production automation. The position requires 3 years of experience; Military personnel with technical training are encouraged to apply. Associate Degree in a related field is a plus.

  • Assists engineers in formulating test, calibration, repair, and evaluation plans and procedures to maintain precision accuracy of measuring, recording, and indicating instruments and equipment.
  • Maintain continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing, or modifying automation/robotic system components.
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems and components and return to serviceability.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance actions on all subsystems and related components.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance of robotic and process support equipment are completed on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics, and mechanical diagrams including complex automated system drawings.
  • Collaborate with the automation team in the qualification process of automated systems.
  • Records procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or method.
  • Maintains software, documentation, and equipment to the latest revision or operational specifications.
  • Assists engineers in developing and designing hardware and software required for all automation solutions per specifications.
  • Trains other technicians and operators on products, processes, and equipment.
  • Proper use of power tools and measuring equipment.
  • Through troubleshooting, identifies machine malfunctions and isolates the failure mechanism.
  • Repairs the failure mechanism in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Performs preventive maintenance at specified intervals and schedules.
  • Performs calibrations and re-qualifications on equipment at specified intervals and schedules.
  • Assists process technicians and engineers with the installation and removal of process equipment.
  • Analyzes and implements corrective action reports and process tracking mechanisms.
  • Records times and problems in equipment logs.
  • Provides daily equipment functioning activity information.
  • Disassembles instruments and equipment and inspects components for defects.
  • Aligns, repairs replace and balances component parts and circuitry.
  • May require travel to other company sites or equipment vendors' locations.
  • The highest level may perform both software and hardware maintenance.

Keywords: Advantage Technical, Austin , Automation Specialist, Other , Austin, Texas

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