Robotic Installation Technician

Location: Carrollton, GA

A well-established company in southwest suburban Atlanta, GA, which holds a significant portion of the U.S. market share in its manufacturing field, is currently seeking an experienced Automation / Robotics Technician for its plant. This role will primarily involve working on robotic installations for the assembly process. The position offers day shift hours, starting at 8:00 am and ending at 4:30 pm, with the possibility of up to 10 hours of overtime per week at time and a half pay. The company also provides a competitive benefits package, including a 401K plan with a 100% match to 5% and a potential performance-based bonus. Relocation assistance is available if needed. The manufacturing environment includes die casting, stamping, and assembly processes, utilizing Fanuc, ABB, and UR robots, as well as Allen Bradley PLCs. This position is considered to be at a Level III, requiring a minimum of 5 years of experience.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Automation/Robotics Technician will be responsible for participating in cell design, end of arm tooling, and fixture design, as well as the installation of automated equipment. This role involves a combination of mechanical, electrical, and facilities support. The technician will be involved in configuring, testing, operating, maintaining, servicing, and troubleshooting robots and other automated systems used in production, with the goal of increasing efficiency and extending the lifespan of the equipment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions, as defined by the ADA, except for those that begin with the word "May.") General and other duties as assigned.

Level I

  1. Work with pneumatics and compressed air principles.
  2. Work with hydraulics and fluid mechanics principles.
  3. Work with electrical circuits ranging from 120 to 480 volts, and perform other electrical tasks such as AC and DC power, as well as circuit board work.
  4. Assist in the construction of robotic equipment in collaboration with engineers.
  5. Test robotic systems to ensure proper functioning before use.

Level II (This level includes all Level I responsibilities)

  1. Perform plumbing tasks, including layout and installation of various types of plumbing systems based on prints and schematics.
  2. Use electrical test equipment to take voltage and current readings, and conduct ohm testing.
  3. Install and program robotic equipment in a manufacturing facility.
  4. Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues that arise with robotic equipment.
  5. Troubleshoot robotic systems, utilizing knowledge of microprocessors, programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensor or feedback systems, hydraulics, or pneumatics.
  6. Repair robots or peripheral equipment, such as replacing defective circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders, or servomotors.

Level III (This level includes all Level I & II responsibilities)

  1. Install air logic controls based on prints or schematics.
  2. Troubleshoot hydraulic circuits containing check valves, accumulators, cylinders, flow controls, directional control valves, and pressure control valves.
  3. Troubleshoot PLC systems using a computer.
  4. Install, program, or repair programmable controllers, robot controllers, end-of-arm tools, or conveyors.
  5. Utilize knowledge of fabrication equipment to complete maintenance tasks.
  6. Operate or oversee the operation of robotics equipment.
  7. Analyze and categorize events within the equipment.
  8. Work closely with engineers and production team to achieve desired output.
  9. Perform preventative maintenance, including routine upgrades and inspections.
  10. Repair robotic machines, systems, and tools as needed.
  11. Disassemble and reassemble robots to repair or replace defective parts.
  12. Train others on the installation, use, and servicing of robots.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  1. Level I - High school diploma or GED, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  1. Level II - High school diploma or GED, two to four years of related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  1. Level III - Technical training certificates or an associate degree, six to eight years of related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  1. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  1. Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

  1. Ability to define problems, collect data, and establish facts.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (The following statements describe the physical abilities required to perform the essential job functions, although exceptions may be made to these requirements based on the principle of reasonable accommodation.)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to use their hands to handle objects, tools, or controls and communicate effectively. The employee is required to stand, walk, reach, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. Additionally, the employee should have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to extreme heat, work in high or precarious places, and be subjected to outside weather conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.


The above job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for the job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. ,

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