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Controls Technician

Company: McLaughlin Family Co
Location: Ames
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

New Way Trucks
Controls Technician
Location: Scranton, Iowa


The Controls Technician assists to maintain quality in the work in the design, installation, and application of electrical controls. This position reports to the Service Manager.
  • Assist in the design of systems of electrical controls for machines and equipment, utilizing knowledge of computer-aided design and applying knowledge of electricity, electronics, hydraulics, and pneumatics.
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Support supervisor, suppliers, engineering specialists, and other departments to execute job assignments.
  • Provide excellent customer service via phone or email to customers, dealers, and department personnel to assist in trouble shooting to resolution.
  • Prepare technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and quality requirements.
  • Utilize various state-of-the-art-engineering tools, i.e., a personal computer (PC) or (CAD) equipment, in assigned projects as applicable.
  • Will assist and train assembler and wirer in control systems.
  • Design, implement, maintain, or improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, or systems for commercial or industrial purposes.
  • Ensure compliance with specifications, codes, or quality requirements by coordinating manufacturing, installation, support, documentation, or testing activities.
  • Provide hands on, quality assembly and wiring of electrical controls.
  • Must be able to read and work with schematics, wiring diagrams and bills of materials and an engineering change orders.
  • Associate degree in advanced technology or related field with a minimum of two years of experience in a manufacturing environment with knowledge of fabrication, assembly, welding, and automotive related processes.
  • Experience with computer-aided design (CAD) and its use as a design tool.
  • Proficient with computers and computer software including, word, excel, data entry and information processes.
  • Basic understanding of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Strong background of arithmetic, geometry, statistics, and their applications.
  • Ability to identify problems through analytical reasoning and resolve issues through creative thought processes.
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Company provided life insurance
  • Company match 401(k)
  • Short term disability
  • PTO and paid holidays
  • Many additional perks, including discounts at Fast Lane and New Way Ford!
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a collaborative management style. This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: McLaughlin Family Co, Ames , Controls Technician, Other , Ames, Iowa

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