• Posted on: Jun 18, 2024
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Job ID: 3a2b68ae
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: Jun 18, 2024
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Job ID: 3a2b68ae
  • Type: Full Time

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Established company with a large part of the U.S. market share in what they manufacture located in southwest suburban Atlanta has an opportunity for an Automation / Robotics Technician in a plant environment due to growth with robotic installations for the assembly process.  This day shift opportunity is from a minimum of 8:00am – 4:30pm.  There is the potential of up to 10 hours paid OT in a week which is paid at time and ½.    The benefit package includes an attractive 401K with a 100% match to 5%.  There is a generous bonus potential depending upon performance. Relocation assistance is also available.   The manufacturing environment includes die casting, stamping, and the assembly process.  They utilize Fanuc, ABB, and UR robots.  There are Allen Bradley PLCs present as well.  This is likely a Level III role since wanting at least 5 years of experience



The Automation/Robotics Technician will participate in the cell design, end of arm tooling, and fixture design, along with the installation of automated equipment.  The role is a mix of mechanical, electrical, and facilities support.  The technician is responsible for assisting in configuring, testing, operating, maintaining, servicing, and troubleshooting robots, as well as other automated systems used in production. Their primary goal is to increase the efficiency and prolong the life of robotic and other automated equipment by performing the following duties:


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions, as defined by the ADA, except for those that begin with the word “May.”)  General and other duties as assigned.


Level I

  1. Pneumatics:  Work with pneumatics and principles of compressed air.
  2. Hydraulics:  Work with hydraulics and principles of fluid mechanics.
  3. Electrical:  Work with circuits from 120 to 480 volts and other electrical related tasks to include AC and DC power and circuit boards.
  4. Assist in the construction of robotic equipment, collaborating closely with engineers.
  5. Testing robotic systems to ensure they are working properly before use.

Level II (This level includes all Level I responsibilities)

  1. Plumbing related tasks include:  Layout and installation of all types of plumbing systems including sweat, glued, screwed, welded connections; Interpreting isometric drawings.
  2. Electrical related tasks include: Use of electrical test equipment to take voltage and current readings and conduct ohm testing.
  3. Installing and programming robotic equipment in a manufacturing facility.
  4. Troubleshooting issues – both electrical and mechanical – that arise with robotic equipment.
  5. Troubleshoot robotic systems, using knowledge of microprocessors, programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensor or feedback systems, hydraulics, or pneumatics.
  6. Make repairs to robots or peripheral equipment, such as replacement of defective circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders, or servomotors.




Level III (This level includes all Level I & II responsibilities) 

  1. Pneumatics:  Install air logic controls from prints or schematics.
  2. Hydraulic:  Troubleshoot hydraulic circuits containing the following components, check valves, accumulators, cylinders, flow controls, directional control valves, pressure control valves.
  3. Troubleshoot PLC systems using computer.
  4. Install, program, or repair programmable controllers, robot controllers, end-of-arm tools, or conveyors.
  5. Use knowledge of all fabrication equipment to complete maintenance tasks.
  6. Operating the equipment or overseeing the operation of robotics equipment.
  7. Analyzing and categorizing events within the equipment.
  8. Working closely with engineers and production team to help achieve a desired output.
  9. Conducting preventative maintenance, such as routine upgrades and inspections.
  10. Repairing robotic machines, systems, and tools as needed.
  11. Disassembling (or re-assembling) robots to repair or replace defective parts.
  12. Training others to install, use, and service robots.




  1. Level I – High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  1. Level II – High school diploma or general education degree (GED), two to four years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  1. Level III – Technical training certificates or associate degree, six to eight years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  1. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.


  1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


  1. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  (The following statements describe the physical abilities required to perform the essential job functions, although exceptions may be made to these requirements based on the principle of reasonable accommodation.)


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handles, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands or arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands/arms and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.




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.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme heat. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.




The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ,



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