DOERFER COMPANIES Electromechanical Service Technician in WAVERLY, Iowa

TitleElectromechanical Service TechnicianEOE StatementCategoryMaintenanceDescriptionElectromechanical Field Service Technicians utilize skills in mechanical, fluid power, electrical and electronic systems to install, repair and maintain highly automated systems at client facilities throughout the United States and foreign countries.Install and service machinery and equipment in customer's establishment, according to specifications.Assemble and install electrical and electromechanical components and systems, using hand tools, electrical testing instruments, and wiring diagrams.Repair and service equipment, following manufacturer's instructions.Repair or supervise repair of worn or defective machinery or equipment in customer's plant.Modify previously installed equipment to ensure compatibility with new units or with design changes.Consult with customer and engineering staff to resolve design and operational problems.Participate in debug and Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of machine in manufacturer's plant to become familiar with machine operation.Operate machine through trial run at customer's establishment to ensure that quality and operation meet specifications.Confer with customer's representatives to determine effective methods of machine operation for specific tasks.Train customer's personnel in operating, adjusting, maintaining and repairing machinery or equipment.May be asked to assist in the identification of training needs and participate in the development of machine-specific training programs.Position RequirementsSkills and Abilities:Install equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.Effectively repair machines or systems in a timely manner.Perform routine maintenance and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.Conduct tests to determine whether equipment, software, or procedures are operating as expected.Determine source of operating errors and ascertain the most effective method to resolve the issue.Remain current concerning technological developments, design practices, and manufacturing processes.Ability to program industrial control hardware, PLC's, motion control, operator interface terminals, and data acquisition equipment.Perform complex analysis, plan and perform a wide variety of duties, and have exceptional judgment with experience as a team leader.Represent Doerfer Companies in a professional, positive manner.Develop plans to accomplish work, and prioritize and organize one's own work.Handle multiple, and often conflicting, priorities.Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.Ability to effectively instruct customer operators and repair technicians.Ability to work with minimal supervision.Must be able to travel on an "as required basis", often for several weeks at a time.Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in technical field, or equivalent work experience and demonstrated technical capability.Minimum five years of experience in installation and service of complex industrial systems.Must be able to meet security clearance requirements and pass background checks for access to secured customer facilities.Broad background in industrial control hardware and software, tool and die operations, welding, and fluid power and mechanical systemsWorking knowledge of Windows-based personal computers and software.Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-TimeShift -not applicable-KeywordsDivisionTDS AUTOMATION INCExempt/Non-ExemptNon-ExemptReq NumberMAI-18-00001LocationTDS Automation, Inc.About the OrganizationDoerfer Companies is a leading global supplier of process automation that solves the product manufacturing challenges of companies worldwide. A series of strategic acquisitions and affiliations gives Doerfer nearly three centuries of innovation experience spanning across multiple divisions. This allows clients to benefit from a significant pool of intellectual capital that leverages experience from multiple industries to meet their needs.