Controls Technician III
Salt Lake City, UT 
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Job Description

Albany Engineered Composites (AEC) is one of the most technically advanced designers and manufacturers of lightweight composite aerospace structures, subassemblies and components. For more than 50 years, AEC has innovated advanced composite solutions for defense and commercial industries in applications from large commercial transports to fighter jets and commercial and military rotorcraft.

Our composite design and fabrication expertise can be found on many commercial platforms such as Boeing's 7-series family, the Airbus A380 aircraft as well as Sikorsky S-76 helicopter. For defense programs, AEC provides a wide range of products including complete structural assemblies, flight critical components, primary and secondary structural elements for platforms such as the F-35 Lightning II, the CH-53K Heavy-lift Helicopter and the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM).

AEC is committed to delivering high-quality, economical composite solutions to our customers. Significant investment in infrastructure and automation ensures AEC is positioned to maximize that value, offering the right processes to meet our customer's needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

As our Controls Technician provides technical support problem solving, documentation maintenance, modifications, and continuous improvement for power panels and automated controls systems. In this role you'll be reporting to our Maintenance Manager and have the opportunity to play a critical role in ensuring the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of our automated equipment is maintained. You will work closely with our engineering and maintenance teams to maintain, troubleshoot, and upgrade all aspects of all aspects of equipment to meet the high-quality standards and regulatory requirements of the aerospace industry.

Primary Responsibilities

  • This position will focus on the maintenance, troubleshooting and installation of custom automated equipment.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and install automated equipment which enables the manufacturing of unique composite products.
  • Under the direction of the global engineering group, assist in modification and upgrades to equipment to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Drive continuous improvements in the areas of safety, quality, delivery and cost.
  • Ability to identify, maintain and troubleshoot AB RS LOGIX 5000 's and components.
  • Ability to identify, maintain, and troubleshoot automation and mechanical components.
  • Ability to identify, maintain, and troubleshoot power transmission systems including motor starters, Variable Frequency Drives, DC drives, and standard components.
  • Hands-on experience and troubleshooting, including 480V 3-phase, 110 VAC, and 24VDC systems.
  • Reasoning, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interpret drawings both mechanical and electrical.
  • Ability to identify, maintain, and utilize SCADA systems and KPI's.
  • Ability to train others with lesser skills.
  • Ability to interpret and understand policies and procedures and relate them to others.
  • Perform routine inspections, maintenance, and repairs on all production systems and equipment to minimize downtime and ensure uninterrupted production processes.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot electrical control issues, implementing effective solutions to minimize production disruptions and safety hazards.
  • Lead and assist in the installation, modification, and commissioning of electrical systems and equipment, ensuring compliance with industry standards and safety protocols.
  • Interpret and work from electrical schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals to understand system layouts and wiring diagrams.
  • Detect failures/errors, analyze root causes and develop establish adequate solutions.
  • Ability to analyze performance logs (logs, online tools)
  • Controls Programming (Rockwell, Siemens, Labview, Yaskawa, GE Proficy) Familiarity with time based and relational database systems.
  • AS Degree or Technical College
  • Ability to program and troubleshoot electrical control systems.
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of Programmable Logic
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and protocols, ensuring that automation systems are in compliance with industry and company safety standards.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to plan and execute automation system upgrades, ensuring optimal performance and operational efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate records of all electrical work, including repairs, installations, and modifications, and update documentation as needed.
  • Respond promptly to production emergencies and breakdowns, providing effective solutions to minimize production downtime.
  • Special projects and miscellaneous duties, as needed or assigned.

Supervisory responsibility: No

Working Conditions: Indirect Hourly Labor-Maintenance: Indoor production environment, working outside minimally for oversight of the power distribution network, adequate lighting, comfortable temperatures, some work outside may be required. Occasional exposure to moderate noise and machinery moving parts. Ability to work 24/7 schedule/overtime as required.

Physical requirements:

Indirect Labor: Maintenance / Facility Technicians

  • Frequent repetitive hand movements, using hand tools and test equipment.
  • Frequently remain in a stationary position up to 75% of the time
  • Frequently move about the facility indoors as well as outdoors to make repairs, etc.
  • Constantly positions self to repair/build equipment and/or facility.
  • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder to service equipment and/or complete a building repair.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs., work overhead, climb internal and external ladders, walk long distances, and stand for extended periods. Bending, stooping, and kneeling for extended periods is required.
  • Must work in all climates as required for the business needs.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in reading electrical schematics and blueprints.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Strong knowledge of electrical codes, regulations, and safety standards.
  • Experience with aerospace manufacturing or a similar precision industry is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts and overtime as needed.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude with the ability to efficiently diagnose advanced mechanical and electrical problems quickly and efficiently.
  • 5-7 years of hands-on troubleshooting of PLC and automated controls maintenance, Technical Understanding, Technical Zeal, Deals with Uncertainty, advanced Safety, Power Tools, Attention to Detail, Flexibility in work schedule as job requires, little or no Supervision required, Job Knowledge, Productivity and computer skills are necessary.
  • As a Department of Defense Contractor, we are required to hire US Persons, Visa sponsorship is not being offered.

Evening
Monday-Friday 2PM-1030PM

  • Proficiency in reading electrical schematics and blueprints.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Strong knowledge of electrical codes, regulations, and safety standards.
  • Experience with aerospace manufacturing or a similar precision industry is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts and overtime as needed.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude with the ability to efficiently diagnose advanced mechanical and electrical problems quickly and efficiently.
  • 5-7 years of hands-on troubleshooting of PLC and automated controls maintenance, Technical Understanding, Technical Zeal, Deals with Uncertainty, advanced Safety, Power Tools, Attention to Detail, Flexibility in work schedule as job requires, little or no Supervision required, Job Knowledge, Productivity and computer skills are necessary.
  • As a Department of Defense Contractor, we are required to hire US Persons, Visa sponsorship is not being offered.What You'll Do:
    • Ensures operation of machinery and manufacturing equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions of all types of equipment including support equipment.
    • Conserves maintenance resources by being mindful of departmental budgets and labor hours for inhouse and contracted work.
    • Must assist and drive continual improvement of equipment/facilities by working cross functionally with other departments willing providing answers to questions and data reporting.
    • Prepares cost analysis reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends to improve Equipment Preventive Maintenance procedures for the facility.
    • Must accurately document all work orders with detailed notes and explanations of work performed.
    • Must follow the companies CMMS/SAP maintenance process by accurately recording equipment down time and repair time for preventative and reactive work orders.
    • Quality long term repairs must be completed when working on production and facilities equipment. Maintains an eye for detail for future improvements while adhering to industry standards.
    • Ability to proficiently operate manlifts, boom lifts, forklifts and all other equipment as needed.
    • Maintains safe and clean working environment and by complying with all procedures, rules, and regulations.
    • Must be able to detect equipment issues and assess for repairs.

    Our Ideal Candidates:

    Narrow down the experience requirements listed in the full job description to only include requirements that are essential to this job. Try to limit yourself to 5-6 things in addition to the last bullet that is required.

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Current Master Electricians license
    • 5-7 years as a master electrician in a manufacturing/production environment
    • Able to perform diagnosis with automation controls and PLCs.
    • Able to troubleshoot electrical devices safely and efficiently.
    • Experience with Condition base monitoring for Electrical equipment
    • Working with all levels of employees and contractors effectively.
    • Strong computer skills
    • As a Department of Defense Contractor, we are required to hire US Persons, Visa sponsorship is not being offered.

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  • As a Department of Defense Contractor we are required to hire US Persons.
  • Visa sponsorship is not being offered.

The Benefits:

Top notch benefits program including generous 401(k) match, paid time off, and a strong commitment to work/life balance.

How to Apply:

We follow OFCCP guidelines for accepting applications.

Apply at www.albint.com

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran


Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify.


5995 West Amelia Earhart Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84416

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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