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+ Field Service Controls Tech
Omega Design is seeking to fill a Field Service Controls Tech position, whose role is to travel to customer locations as needed to provide electrical and mechanical support for new and existing Omega machines.
- Development and modification of machine control programs including, but not limited to, PLCs, HMIs, vision systems, robotic systems, and motion control systems
- Development and modification of panel layouts and wiring schematics using AutoCad.
- Support efforts to revise and update current product offerings through change requests and continuous improvement
- Product Research and specification as required to support new product development and/or changes to existing equipment
- Assist in ongoing training of field service technicians as needed to keep them up to speed on current electrical and programming standards.
- Provide support to field service technicians as required in the areas of electrical and program troubleshooting
- Travel to customer sites to install new machines and troubleshoot and repair existing machines.
- Train customer personnel in the setup and use of Omega machines.
- Assist in the development of improvements to Omega’s machines through field experience.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Working knowledge and hands on experience with mechanical and electrical assembly as well as the ability to operate machine and hand tools; welding experience a plus
- PLC and HMI programming skills with special emphasis on Allen Bradley
- Excellent communication skills and ability to relate to customer needs
- Ability to travel a minimum of 50% of the time
- Valid driver’s license
- AutoCad experience with panel layouts and wiring schematics
- Knowledge of motion control systems including servo motors, stepper motors and drives
- Robotics experience with emphasis on Fanuc
- The employee is regularly required to travel via personal transportation, bus, train, or plane for extended periods of time. Domestic & International travel is required including but not limited to Europe, Israel and any other location where the company’s products are installed.
Education and/or Experience
- An Associate’s Degree and/or technical training school or equivalent combination of education and hands on experience of 5 years.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Other Skills and Abilities
- Ability to utilize computers, including skills in Microsoft Window, MS Office, MS Project and Programmable Logic Controllers.
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
- 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.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- Medical / dental / vision / life insurance
- Short and long term disability insurance
- Flexible spending plans
- Employee Assistance Program
- Tuition reimbursement
- Matching 401(k) program
- Eleven paid holidays per year
- Flexible hours
- Employee training and development
- Advancement opportunities
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