Maintenance Controls Technician

at Aerotek in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Seeking an experience controls technician in a fast paced, food production environment.

Responsibilities & Duties:

+ Conduct routine maintenance and troubleshooting of automation systems.

+ Develop and implement PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) programs for various equipment and systems.

+ Perform diagnostics and repair of electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic control systems.

+ Collaborate with engineering and production teams to optimize system performance and reliability.

+ Ensure compliance with safety standards and protocols during all maintenance activities

+ Develop and implement improvements using the Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) process to prevent reoccurring equipment failures.

+ Lead in establishing predictive electrical maintenance initiatives for focused lines in the department.

+ Lead in enhancement of existing equipment to improve line effectiveness.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent

Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation, or related field or equal on-job experience

Minimum of 3 years of experience in controls maintenance and PLC programming.

Strong knowledge of PLC systems (Siemens, Allen-Bradley, etc.).

Proficiency in troubleshooting electrical and mechanical systems.

Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks efficiently.

Person must be able to program and troubleshoot Panelviews, Servos and related control networks.

Person must be able to maintain needed software on laptops used for troubleshooting.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company’s success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual’s success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek’s people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek’s 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: JC260111167

Posted On: May 19, 2024

Updated On: May 26, 2024

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