Automation Technician (Odessa)

* Denotes essential functions of the job description.

  1. *Exercise good organizational skills as a means to prepare for the fabrication and installation of all panel assemblies and necessary wiring.
  2. *Have the mental ability to read electrical blueprints, flow sheets and assembly instructions readily in order to compile a list of necessary parts, as well as, perform assembly and wiring of programmable logic controllers, motor control, and burner management panels.
  3. *Have the mental ability to use basic math skills and measuring skills to match job order dimensions to the panel layout, including proper terminal placement and efficient wire usage in panel production.
  4. *Be skilled in the operation of machines in automation department, to include but not limited to; threading machine, drill press, hand drill, cutoff saw, bench grinder and forklift (with forklift certification training).
  5. *Have the ability to read basic electrical schematics and assemble electrical control panels, circuits and devices
    (i.e. PLC panels, motor control panels etc.).
  6. *Have the physical ability to lift and carry metal/explosion-proof enclosures, metal back plates, and various other materials, up to 100 pounds.
  7. *Have the mental ability to distinguish the differences between various brands of PLCs, as well as, a working knowledge of the varying wiring/installation requirements for individual module brands (i.e. Modicon, Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc.), as well as AutoCAD software.
  8. *Be capable of performing the task assigned to the Automation department in excess of 20 times daily for a minimum of 8 hours daily, without back support.
  9. *Have an exceptional knowledge of how a programmable controller operates so that he may properly determine the correct voltage inputs and outputs for each module, material identification, etc. He must be able to connect and perform the subsequent testing of the control panel and make the proper adjustments as required.
  10. Have the mental ability to compare job order requisitions to inventory in stock and to utilize a bill of materials as a means to advise the Warehouse Foreman of any shortages.

    You can either fax your application to Personnel at 432-337-2624 or drop it off at the main Odessa Office.
    Thank you.