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System One Services Automation maintenance Tech in Frankfort, Illinois

Automation maintenance TechFrankfort, IL




Compensation Range:33.00 - 35.00 Per Hour

Job ID:184411

Date Posted:01/05/2021

System One is currently seeking an Automation Tech for an industry-leading client in the Frankfort, IL area.

Summary:This position requires the knowledge of robotics automation, electrical and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation by performing the following duties.


  • Work on a variety of machinery, devices, motor controls and electrical circuits as directed.

  • Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.

  • Able to read and create schematic diagrams and troubleshoot problems with or without the aid of a diagram.

  • Trouble-shoots automation equipment problems, repairs in efficient/timely manner to maximized utilization

  • Diagnose problems, wire or re-wire machines, replace or repair parts, detect and replace defective control modules, test and make adjustments.

  • Assists in the diagnosis of problems and determination of the extent of automation repairs necessary.

  • Make, or replace parts utilizing mill or lathe to bring equipment to the desired level of functionality.

  • Trains operators to increase knowledge and maximize production

  • Ability to move machines with overhead crane or forklift for in house needs.

  • Follow all safety rules and maintain a clean work area by regularly addressing spilt/drained fluids, trash, empty pallets, etc., utilizing absorbent pads, broom, shovel and waste receptacle.

  • Assist with disassembling over-sized machines for shipping purpose if necessary.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on automated equipment including 6 axis robots

  • Industrial Electrical repairs as needed in facility

  • Accurately record the use of spare parts, to insure proper inventory is maintained

  • Starts/Restarts and repairs assembly equipment as necessary

  • Other duties may be assigned.

Material Tools & Equipment Used/Repaired: Overhead Crane, mill, lathe, hand tools, multi-meter, hand and lift trucks, forklift, grinders, scales and drying equipment.


  • 7+ years of related experience factory machine maintenance including the ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and vacuum related problems to factory equipment.

  • 7+ years of Industrial Electrical experience including trouble shooting and repair of motor control circuits and robotics automated equipment required.

  • Provide training for Automation Tech I

  • Strong knowledge of electronics, hydraulics and / or electric systems for relay and solid-state machinery, understanding of PNP sensing devices such as proximity switches, laser and fiber optic sensors and PLC programming.

  • 7+ years of experience with operation, troubleshooting and repair of 3 and 6 axis robots.

  • Ability to read and understand electrical and hydraulic schematics.

  • Able to work independent with minimum supervision

  • Strong commitment to safety.

  • Overhead crane use to move and position equipment.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.

  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to perform duties independently or in a team environment.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to work flexible schedule, including shift, overtime and weekends

  • Good computer skills (MS Office)

Physical Demands:

  • Must have excellent near vision for accessing functionality of equipment

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, climb, crawl, get on and off machines, stand for extended periods of time

  • Must be able to lift up to 65 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

  • Must be able to lift up to 65 pounds