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Infrared Technician - CS

    • Job Tracking ID: 512241-793733
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 18, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: December 1, 2021
    • JOB EXPERIENCE: 2 Years
    • SAP Category: Manufacturing and Technical
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Job Description:

Founded in 1925, Festo Corporation is the leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs.  For many years Festo has been providing impetus for factory automation and offers a wide product and service portfolio – from individual components to complex customized solutions and system. As a family-owned company, we act from a holistic perspective. We take responsibility for our actions globally and locally, and want to contribute to the quality of life and conservation of resources where we operate with new technologies, knowledge and education.

 

At Festo, we hire people who continuously live our five core Values:

  • We are Ambitious
  • We are Determined
  • We are Visionary
  • We Value Each Other
  • We are Dependable
 

The Infrared Technician is responsible for the accurate testing and reporting of electrical equipment and assembling and testing of industrial control panels and cabinets to meet customer requirements by performing the following key duties:

 

  • Performs infrared calibration of equipment needed for electrical testing.
  • Creates reports and validating results for customers utilizing existing testing templates.
  • Perform IR testing on power boxes up to 480VAC.
  • Knowledge of and use of required electrical PPE.
  • Participates in all 5S activities both individually and collectively as required by the 5S Coordinator.
  • Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, or other fasteners.
  • Assembles, mounts, tubes, and wires parts on control systems according to systems design specifications.
  • Verifies and troubleshoots control systems' circuits.
  • Operates standard machine shop type equipment such as: drill presses, lathes, milling machines, shear, brake, saws, and grinders to assist in assembly operation.
  • Assists Project Engineer in selecting parts for control system, testing products during assembly and final stage of production and in updating shop folder with assembly and test data.
  • Ability to keep performance standards at a high level. Performance is "work quality and quantity, attitude, ability to work as a team member and communicating in a positive manner".
  • May provide technical support to Sales Engineer to resolve product related problems and assists in the repair of FESTO product at any customer facility.
  • Uses various hand tools and measuring equipment such as: drills, taps, files, calipers, and micrometers to build the control systems.
  • Performs preliminary packaging of control system and components by securing cabinet and loose parts, wraps cabinets in packaging material.
  • May participate in the initial project briefings performed by the project engineer, sales manager and/or department manager.
  • Maintains, organizes, and cleans work area compliant with 5S Standards.
  • Overtime may be required for short term or long-term duration, as business needs mandate.
  • Travel may be required by any mode of transportation as determined by company for business reasons such as, but not limited to, skill development, training, or a company business event. This would include travel to Corporate Headquarters/Regional (field) offices and customer sites.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Ability to read schematics and blueprints required.
  • Electrical and Pneumatic/Hydraulic experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in a technician role.
  • Certification of Level 1 Infrared from an accredited school
  • At least 1 year of experience in thermography
  • Advanced electrical coursework a bonus

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster