Company: SPL, Inc.
Skills: QA / QC / Inspection, Field Service Tech, Mechanical Technician
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Depends on Experience
Location: Floresville, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US


POSITION SUMMARY

The automation technician must be team oriented, proactive, and goal driven This position will run a job with up to a five-man crew to install, maintain and calibrate gas and/or liquid meters and associated mechanical and/or electronic systems. This position runs routine diagnostic checks on automated systems, isolate and diagnose problems and repair/replace necessary components or correct programming errors.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Program systems from scratch (MUST have this experience) - must write the program, not install one that has been created in advance) including: ABB, ROC, Rosemount Wireless, Vega, Redlion, ProFace, OleumTech, etc.;
  • Maintain work schedule with customers and SPL. If any changes are made to the schedule, notification to the customer and the appropriate SPL office is required;
  • On non-scheduled days, the Automation Technician will perform assignments at the office;
  • May be required to be part of the "On Call" program on a rotating schedule. These hours can be extended into weekends and/or holidays;
  • Maintain and account for assigned SPL property. This includes tools, company vehicle, cell phone, laptop, calibration equipment, and parts;
  • Properly prepare all necessary paperwork and documentation of service performed on a timely basis and submit same to appropriate SPL office personnel for processing;
  • Other duties assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Effective communication skills are required;
  • Electronics and/or mechanical experience/knowledge/skills is preferred;
  • Experience leading a team/crew on a job;
  • Experience programming, from scratch (no thumb drive but actually writing the code), at least one of the following systems:
  • ROC
  • Rosemount Wireless
  • Vega
  • Redlion
  • ProFace
  • OleumTech

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • May be required to obtain DOT Medical Card;
  • Must be able to carry equipment (not to exceed 50 lbs.) up and down steps. At times, multiple trips of this nature (due to more than 50 lbs. of equipment) maybe required;
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as gloves, goggles, safety glasses, FRC's, hard hats, safety toe work boots, ear plugs/muffs, and respiratory protection;
  • Must be able to carry equipment (not to exceed 50 lbs.) up and down steps. At times, multiple trips of this nature (due to more than 50 lbs. of equipment) maybe required;
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs;
  • Must be able to pull up to 50 lbs;
  • Working extended hours and varying shifts are often required;
  • May be exposed to hazardous noise levels at work sites on an occasional basis;
  • May be exposed to hot/cold/inclement weather conditions;
  • May be required to work in tight quarters;
  • May be required to work at elevated heights;
  • Must be able to stand and sit for various lengths of time;
  • Must be able to crouch, stoop, and kneel for various lengths of time.