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Automation Equipment Technician
Ref No.: 18-37797
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
Note this is a 2nd shift position, candidates need to be comfortable working this schedule.

Schedule:
3PM PM - 11PM M-F (weekend and OT as needed 40-60 hrs/week)

Scope of Position:
To provide both preventative maintenance and repair for manufacturing equipment used in the Connector Automation department.

This position includes significant duties such as:
• Troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic processes of both automation and manual equipment in order to support production needs.
• Determining the quantities and capabilities of materials needed and the cost for the repairs, upgrades, and modifications of the equipment.
• Performing basic operation processes for all equipment used in production.
• Using drawings sketches, specs, charts and tables to locate machinery, determine requirements, machine moving requirements, identify spare and repair parts, determine preventative maintenance schedules, determine machine capabilities and optimize them.
• Assisting Mfg. Engineering with the layout of equipment and installation of necessary utilities.
• Prioritizing preventative maintenance and repair on all mfg. equipment.
• Identifying issues and reacting appropriately, including bringing long-term downtime or urgent quality issues to the Supervisor and Engineer's attention.
• Using computers to communicate with software PLC's and other programs needed to troubleshoot or operate equipment to the proper industrial standards.
• Working independently or as a team member to perform minor equipment improvement projects to reduce downtime, improve quality and overall reduce costs for the operation of the equipment.
• Maintaining inventory counts for spare parts

Required Education:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Current enrollment or Technical degree is a plus

Experience:
• 5+years of experience in a manufacturing environment with proven skills in mechanical and/or electrical troubleshooting

Required Skills:
• Able to work in a team environment
• Able to successfully complete special projects with little or no supervision
• Able to communicate in English both written and verbal

Manager Must Haves:
- Experience with inventory systems
- Background with Blue printing and drawing
- Background with instrumentation installs

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.