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Automation Technician


Manufacturing and Production

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Providence/Cranston, RI - (USA) 1375 Park Avenue Suite 3 RI Cranston , RI - 02920 Phone : 401-942-0323



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Automation Tech II - safety toe shoes required - must cover ankles, be electrical hazard rates and have solid sides (no mesh).

(1) - 2nd Shift - Rate is $20.00 - $22.00/hr. BOE - Shift Differential = $0.75/hr. - Hours are 2:45P- 11:15p with ½ hour unpaid lunch.

POSITION SUMMARY: This position works as a team member to support automation installation, setup, repair, and maintenance in a fast paced injection molding environment. Automation Technician II is expected to understand the operation, repair and maintenance of robotics, secondary automated operations and any support equipment assigned.


Install new or existing automation equipment to a cell or standalone operation.

Setup and change over automation in cells or standalone.

Repair and troubleshooting - advanced knowledge of electrical and electronics for component level diagnostics of machine trouble areas. Complete understanding of multi-meter, electrical testing devices and thermal testing equipment. Ability to understand inputs, outputs, and PLC logic both sourcing and syncing. Basic understanding of vision systems.


 Strong Mechanical , Electronic and Electrical Skills

 Troubleshooting to root cause - mechanical, electrical and electronic

 Utilize power and shop tools along with a variety of equipment including but not limited to: hand-held, vertical and band saws, milling machines, lathes and assorted grinders. Have the ability to work with shears and breaks.

 Fabrication competency with Lexan

 Machining Skills a plus

 Ability to lift up to 50 pounds