Controls Technician (Maintenance)

Alliston, ON

Job Title:                    Controls Technician

Department:               Technical Support Services

Reports To:                TSS Leadership


Wage Range - $19.03 – $32.29 Based on skill, experience and licensing/education or a combination of all

General Purpose of the Job

 The general purpose of this position is to:

  • Build, service, maintain, repair, install and test new or existing common controls and sensors including PLC’s, HMIs, press controls and robotic systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair I/O logic circuits and devices, including mechanical, infrared, laser and inductive sensors, and hydraulic systems.
  • Build, troubleshoot and repair electrical panels utilizing relay and programmable logic circuity
  • Wright advanced programs for PLC logic and robot controllers and make modifications as the process requires
  • Carry out preventative maintenance activities
  • Perform related mechanical/electrical duties as required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities and major activities

  • Ability to complete tasks requiring lifting
  • Support and participate in continuous improvement projects

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Certified tradesperson or have completed a specialized course from a community/recognized college
  • 3 years of skills gained and experience in applicable automotive production
  • Background in troubleshooting and programming PLC’s, preferably in an automotive environment
  • PLC programming experience with Allen Bradley and Omron and Mitsubishi
  • Experience in programming and troubleshooting automated equipment, robotic systems and press controls
  • Field wiring installation and industrial wiring safety standards experience.
  • Familiar with the Ontario Electrical Code.

Education and/or Experience

Associates Degree (AA) or equivalent from two year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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