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3M is seeking Automated Controls Technician Technician, located in Brookings, SD. Here, you go.
The Automated Controls Technician will be responsible for maintenance of production converting, assembly and packaging equipment; troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, installation and start-up of new equipment. The position will require working with engineering and production personnel during the troubleshooting, modification and repair of plant equipment, utilities and processes.
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
Primary Responsibilities Automated Controls Technician position will be responsible for but not limited to the following specific duties:
Perform routine preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment such as, but not limited to: AC/DC drives and motors, programmable logic controllers, process controllers, stepper & servo motors and controllers, fire protection equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic devices, and plant support equipment.
Comply with all plant/department safety rules/policies while on 3M property and in the performance of this job
Read and interpret blueprints, electrical schematics, sketches, vendor drawings and manuals in the performance of this job
Provide updates to documentation when required
Ability to transcribe ideas to print or sketch
Utilize Plant Engineering Maintenance Management software to document maintenance activities such as time charged, parts used, conditions found and repairs completed
Work with engineering and production personnel during the troubleshooting, modification, fabrication and repair of plant equipment, utilities and processes
Provide technical recommendations regarding improvement and optimization of plant equipment, utilities and processes
Fabrication of parts or control systems as necessary
This position will require:
Working on holidays as needed
Working rotating shifts
Obtaining and maintaining an Apprentice Electrical License
This position may require working:
Associates degree in a Technical discipline such as Automation Controls/SCADA or Robotics
PLC programming experience
Industrial motor drive controls troubleshooting experience
Experience working with electrical equipment
Industrial maintenance experience
Experience troubleshooting and problem solving in a manufacturing environment
Ability to work independently or with teams
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to operate, maintain, and repair tools and equipment
Relocation: Is not authorized
Location: Brookings, SD
Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M elected testing as a part of the selection process.
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)
Brookings, SD, is a tremendous place to live, work, and play. Our community offers an incredible cultural experience, abundant recreational amenities, sporting events, including NCAA Division I athletics, and a vibrant entertainment scene. Brookings is the home to South Dakota's largest university, South Dakota State University (SDSU), and an excellent K-12 public education system. State-of-the-art healthcare, a great variety of stores and restaurants and proximity to metro areas combine to create the opportunity to enjoy an active lifestyle in a rural setting. Brookings is consistently ranked as a top place to live. Recent accolades include: #1 Best Place to Live in S.D., #25 Best City for Entrepreneurs, #2 Best School District in S.D., Top 10 Best Small Towns in America, Safest College Town in America, and the Top 25 Safest Cities in America. Learn more about Brookings by visiting www.LiveInBrookings.com.
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