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Automation/Robotics Technician - Evenings in Houston, TX at JLL

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

JLL is hiring an Automation/Robotics Technician to Support Amazon’s State-of-the-art distribution center in Houston, TX!

Are you looking for your next challenge, great pay, industry leading benefits, and outstanding career progression? Then get ready to join the JLL team, supporting Amazon’s distribution centers! We provide facility management, automation, and maintenance services in distribution centers across the U.S and Canada.

Our teams of JLL technicians, facilities managers, and administrators work together to keep fulfillment center machinery running smoothly while upholding a safe environment where all employees can thrive. As we continue to grow, our JLL facilities teams need capable people ready to keep buildings and equipment in safe working order. We have over 1,000 technicians and are planning to add 500 more skilled workers this year. If you're looking for a career that will provide a fast-paced work environment, ability to grow your career and the chance to learn from the best in the industry, then we’re looking for people like you!

The Automation/Robotics Technician (AR I) will be working within a 24x7 warehouse/logistics environment providing operations and maintenance services to support a fleet of robots. The AR1 will be the primary responder to recover failed robot drive units and a blocked pathway. The AR1 tech will perform basic maintenance on drive units, pods and stations. Additionally, they will perform floor cleaning duties to ensure that the robot units operate optimally. WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

* Strong mechanical aptitude: Considers past work, hobbies, training, etc to reveal the entry level mechanic’s aptitude for basic troubleshooting and repairs

* Ability to prioritize, schedule, and logistically support multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

* Skilled trade training or equivalent technical expertise

* Ambitious and eager to learn: Desire to learn Robotics – chosen candidates will be receive additional on the job training for the specific type of robot.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Repairing and making improvements to building and infrastructure

* Maintain a safety-first culture by promoting and driving safe work practices timely training, best practices as well as delivering rewards and recognitions to promote safe behavior.

* Perform floor cleaning using ride on floor scrubbers

* Light metal and wood fabrications, including welding

* Maintaining and repairing distribution center racking

* Assists Service Technicians repairing and maintaining material handling equipment

* Assists Service Technicians repairing and maintaining building pneumatic system

* Completing preventative maintenance routines, documentation and procedures

* Perform battery changes, and preventive maintenance on batteries

* Ability to do e-mail communication and date entry for database

* Enter downtime data in daily log, complete PM sheets

* Electrical, knowledge of basics components

* Troubleshooting Ability to ID problems and understand resources, needed to resolve them

* Tracking and storing the departments inventory, including spare parts

* Supporting continuous improvement in department

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

* Repetitive bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, twisting, sitting, standing, and walking

* Lifting parts and tools weighing on average 20 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 80 pounds

* Dexterity in eye/hand coordination, feet (foot pedals) manual (picking, pinching, holding, grasping), and wrist motion (repetitive flexion/rotation)

* Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours and wet or uneven surfaces

OPERATION SUPPORT AND CUSTOMER SERVICE

* Promoting and conduct good housekeeping practices

* Flexibility with work hours and days. (7 days a week operation, including holidays)

* Dedicated to supporting production by working in a safe, customer focused manner. Must be highly self-motivated.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

* High school diploma or equivalent

* Electrical knowledge of basics components. Use test equipment ability to do simple circuitry.

* Metal and wood fabrication skills

* Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize different projects and work load

* Troubleshooting, able to ID and understand the resources needed to resolve them

* Proven ability to work successfully with little supervision

* Proven ability to communicate effectively, (written and verbally) with peers, management, contractors and vendors

* PC competency, Word & Excel and Windows OS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Robotics or electromechanical experience

* Experience with conveyors, understand flow of system, start, stop, and un-jam. Check zones, belt tracking, and oilier, minor repairs, PM's with assistants

* Slam, Print and Apply, able to start system and know key components with basis adjustments. Ability to repair printers adjusts photo eyes and scales

* Box Makers- start and stop load fill and change tape, know key components and make adjustments.

* Perform PM’s and do basic repairs

* Knowledge of CMMS programs

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