Equipment Engineer

Altra Holdings, Inc. Radford , VA 24141

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Maintain, repair, and improve electronically controlled process equipment, building control equipment, and CNC machine tools.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties satisfactorily:

  • Hands-on troubleshooting of electromechanical equipment to identify and correct root cause of failures.

  • Panel and board level troubleshooting of electronic control systems.

  • Ability to narrow problem to software or electrical root cause.

  • Repair or coordination of repair of the following equipment types:

  • NC Machine Tooling (mills, lathes, grinders, EDM)

  • PLC controlled process equipment

  • Automated test and measurement equipment and cables

  • Suggest and perform machine control upgrades to new standards/technologies to increase reliability.

  • Assists with installation of new equipment.

  • Creates PM plans for new or existing machines.

  • Works with internal and external suppliers to coordinate repair, service or to support troubleshooting actions.

  • Administer building security systems.

Job Requirements


  • Associates or Bachelors Degree in electronics technology, mechanical/electrical/industrial engineering or related field required.

  • 2 3 years' experience in maintenance, manufacturing engineering, or related position is required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, use of gages and measuring instruments.

  • Ability to interpret, troubleshoot, and write G-code or similar language.

  • Ability to interpret, troubleshoot, and write ladders/ladder logic.

  • Ability to interpret print specifications and schematics.

  • Ability to interpret and write SQL and familiarity with database systems preferred but not required.

  • Ability to interpret and/or write code in C, VB or other text-based programming languages preferred but not required.

  • Strong technical background is required to troubleshoot systems, machinery, test equipment.

  • Must be motivated, self-directed and able to work well in a team environment.

  • Must be able to read and work to blue prints and work instructions.

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at:

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

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