Material Handling Equipment Technician III

Cushman & Wakefield San Antonio , TX 78245

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Title

Material Handling Equipment Technician III

Job Description Summary


Primarily perform Electrical and Mechanical Controls tasks on automated packaging and distribution equipment.

Utilizes working knowledge to troubleshoot and repair VFDs, Motors/Wiring configurations, PLCs, Computers, Electrical Schematics, Control Circuits, Electrical Distribution Systems, and Preventive / Predictive maintenance.

Job Description


  • Team member must be able to work in a team oriented and safety conscious environment. "Safety First" expectations include, but are not limited to, PJHA process, Observation process, and compliance with all company / site safety guidelines and procedures.

  • Ability to install, maintain, and troubleshoot power distribution systems, branch circuits, lighting systems, transformers, and wiring methods and materials.

  • Ability to install, maintain, and troubleshoot control circuits, ladder diagrams, control components-- photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, tachometers, and encoders.

  • PLC programs, ability to troubleshoot ladder logic (for troubleshooting), components (CPU back plains, I/O boards, counters, modules, and devices) and communications modules (Ethernet)

  • Perform assigned tasks to include, but not limited to, Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs, Control View HMI, Dematic, Intelligrated and Hytrol package sort systems.

  • Repairs to be performed in conformance with established standards. Assist in formulating standards / work procedures while performing those duties and provide work order feedback on discrepancies noted in service delivery.

  • Must have the flexibility to work all shifts including holidays and weekends as demanded by the job.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Ensures compliance with all company / customer regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Achieve performance expectations set forth as part of performance appraisals to include employee development planning.

  • Communications with all team members to support the development of short and long range planning in support of the company's goals and objectives

  • Any personal tool requirements will be communicated as part of employment. If personal tools are required, employee must maintain and keep tool lists up to date.

  • Meet physical requirements of the job. Physical requirements of the job will be provided to you prior to employment with or without an accommodation.

  • Perform assigned tasks in a safe, effective, and efficient manner.

  • Accurate and timely administrative duties to include, but not limited to, time accounting and work order completion.

  • Must maintain positive customer and employee relations. and have attendance within acceptable guidelines


To be listed as part of annual performance assessment and forward planning goals.



  • PJHAs / Observations / Communications


  • Timekeeping

  • Work Order Completion / Feedback


  • Safely Professional Execution - Housekeeping


  • Safety, Crew, Employee(s), Customer


  • Technical and On The Job training



  • Possess a high school degree or an approved GED.

  • Associates in Electronics or Industrial Electricity or Industrial Maintenance preferred, but not required.

  • Ability to obtain Journeyman's Electrical License or currently hold a Journeyman's License upon state required qualifications being met.

  • Experience with Automated conveyors systems required

  • Knowledge of Electrical and electronic principle

  • Experience with blueprint and electrical schematic reading

  • Knowledge of CMMS programs

  • Experience with preventive and predictive maintenance procedures

  • Knowledge of N.E.C

  • Must have a good working knowledge to include, but not limited to, the troubleshooting and repair of Motors/Wiring configurations, Electrical Schematics, Control Circuits, Electrical Distribution Systems, and Preventive / Predictive maintenance.

  • Must have working knowledge of the following: proper use of hand/power tools and electrical troubleshooting/diagnostic equipment, shop math, fasteners, measurements, and parts nomenclature.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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 for long periods of time, climb flights of stairs, and work from elevated areas. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination sufficient to operate hand tools and industrial machinery such as a truck or fork-lift. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.

The employee must be able to lift and /or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud in certain areas, requiring hearing protection. Occasionally work from elevated areas (ladders, platforms, scaffolding, and others as required). Work from elevated areas (ladders, platforms, scaffolding, and others as required) utilizing fall protection equipment as needed.

C&W Services is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Material Handling Equipment Technician III

Cushman & Wakefield