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Control Systems Specialist in Monee, IL at JLL

Date Posted: 3/10/2019

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    Monee, IL
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Job Description

Position Description

Senior Control Systems Technician

Job Description

The Sr Control Systems Technician will be working within a 24x7 warehouse/logistics environment providing operations and maintenance services to controls, focusing on equipment, troubleshooting and maintaining material handling equipment such as conveyors, sortation systems, scanners, cameras, print and apply systems, scales, HMI systems, and control cabinets.  This position will provide proper training to the Facility Technicians on device troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance

Responsibilities include:

  • Follow change management process and develop ad-hoc PLC ladder code change using Rockwell RSLogix family IDE’s 5000 required
  • Perform Allen Bradley (A&B) PLC control level issue diagnosis using ladder logic and Control View HMI.
  • Must be Familiar with A&B PLC processers (CompactLogix and ControlLogix) and input/output modules.
  • Knowledge of other non-A&B control systems such as OPTO, Crisplant and Buschman BOSS would be a plus.
  • Use AutoCAD to review, develop and maintain electrical schematic and conveyor layout drawings.
  • Work with IT, FC Software and Operations Engineering to develop and update controls knowledge and training document for the facilities team.
  • Be responsible for incident follow-up, root cause analysis and documentation.
  • Actively participate in the Control System SharePoint site development and weekly conference calls. Document control system and equipment configuration changes and keep the documentation updated on the SharePoint site.
  • Actively participate in local or network level control projects and Kaizens.

Physical Demands:

  • Repetitive bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, twisting, sitting, standing, and walking
  • Lifting parts or tools weighing on average 20 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 80 lbs.
  • 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of control system working experience in Allen Bradley PLC based controls design, development, implementation and support.
  • Flexibility with work hours and days. (24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation, including holidays).
  • Position may be required to be on-call, including holidays and weekends.
  • Experience with email and MS Excel
  • Experience in Allen Bradley (A&B) PLC control level issue diagnosis using ladder logic and Control View HMI.
  • 2+ years AutoCAD work experience on control layout design and schematic.
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A 2 year professional electrical/ technical training degree or a 4 year BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize different projects and work load.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, (written and verbally) with peers, management, contractors and vendors.
  • Self-motivated and customer-centric

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