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PLC Technician - Chicago Heights, IL

Kelly Services
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
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+ Machine new or damaged parts, fit and align components to exacting requirements.

+ Diagnose equipment problems, disassemble, determine extent of repairs, requisition or make parts, assemble equipment and make necessary operating adjustments.

+ Perform predictive precision maintenance to identify and correct mechanical/electrical defects before machines fail.

+ Plan sequence of machining operations, select materials and layout materials as required. Must be able to do own layout work.

+ Install and repair variety of electrical equipment following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications.

+ Ability to layout complex control circuitry. Ability to select material and prepare wiring diagrams.

+ Ability to test, detect and diagnose defective components.

+ Ability to replace faulty electrical components of machine, such as relays, switches, motors and position sensing devices.

+ Perform associated electrical work and/or plumbing work required for maintenance and repair of pumps and other similar equipment.

+ Ensure proper operation of all electrical/control system components including electronic components, motors, solenoids, limit switches, programmable logic control, I/O modules and photo eye sensors.

+ PLC Programming for Siemens, Allen Bradley, Fanuc, Bosch and Parker.

+ Experienced in arc flash protection.

+ Repair and maintain shop equipment.

+ Make mechanical repairs on equipment such as forklifts and hoists.

+ Perform general repairs involving building trades such as carpentry and plumbing.

+ Use precision measuring instruments, electrical meters, common hand and hand power tools, burning and welding equipment, sheet metal equipment forklift truck, hoist, power hand and hand trucks.

+ Fill out required maintenance related records. Notify supervisor of unusual equipment or operating problems.

+ Perform preventive maintenance following prescribed schedules.

+ Mentoring and sharing knowledge with other technicians on maintenance and troubleshooting of PLCs, instrumentation and controls.

+ Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.

+ Perform other duties as assigned.

+ On call 24 hours a day. Able to work various shifts.


+ Associate or technical degree or higher in electrical engineering, electrical systems, instrumentation, electronic technology.

+ Four years of electrical/electronic or instrument and control troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing environment.

+ Proficient with Allen Bradley, Siemens, Fanuc, Bosch and Parker PLCs.

+ Proficient working with industrial controls: PLC, HMI, instrumentation networking, communication, power distribution, motor controls, control valves, electrical distribution, and/or industrial instrumentation for flow, pressure and temperature.

+ Proficient with MicroMain and/or MP2.

+ Must be familiar with lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, drill presses, 3-phase power and equipment, AC / DC drives and process controls.

+ Ability to use hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment.

+ Ability to follow manuals, schematic diagrams, electrical code and blueprints plans, sketches, models and oral or written instructions and to exercise judgment in determining techniques and methods.

+ Experience with computer operating systems, networks, and electronic information handling.

+ HVAC experience a plus

+ Considerable knowledge of tools, equipment, materials, methods and standard practices of the machinists trade.

+ Considerable knowledge of the maintenance and repair of machine shop tools and equipment.

+ Must be willing and able to work any shift, overtime, weekends, on-call hours and holidays.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-02-03 Expires: 2021-03-25

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