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Automation Technician II

Delicato Family Wines

Manteca, CA

Job Description:

Position Purpose

Under limited supervision, responsible for maintaining, installing and troubleshooting all plant instrumentation and other control systems. Develops an understanding of all plant processes and the equipment used to control those processes. Supports the maintenance of plant equipment to ensure a minimum of downtime.

Functional Responsibility

Essential Duties

•  Isolates and corrects defective valves, broken diaphragms contaminated systems, improperly working electronic units, and other malfunctions on inefficient processes
•  Prepares reports and maintains historical records of problems and causes for specified preventative maintenance or troubleshooting assignments
•  Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration
•  Reads and troubleshoots instruments using electrical ladder schematics
•  Repairs, calibrates and cleans all instruments, pressure switches, flow tubes and gauges to ensure minimal downtime and efficient utilization of pneumatic and electronic equipment
•  Supports Controls Technicians and Instrument Technicians with assigned tasks
•  Installs and maintains pneumatic and electronic process control instruments
•  Traces and corrects control loop malfunctions, and provides assistance to maintenance and production teams concerning instrument systems
•  Participates in giving direction to plant electricians and mechanics as needed to complete repairs
•  Participates in designing controls, component changes for more efficient/accurate usage, scheduling the installation, and monitoring the startup of larger-scale projects
•  Programs parameters and troubleshoot variable frequency drives
•  Creates, installs and troubleshoots simple programs for Allen Bradley programmable logic controllers
•  Makes simple changes for Allen Bradley PanelView HMIs; installs and troubleshoots PanelView HMIs

*Other duties may be assigned

Non-Essential Duties

*Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

•  Highschool diploma or GED equivalent
•  2-3 years' experience working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment, including basic troubleshooting by means of connecting and navigating through the PLC logic

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•  Demonstrated ability to connect to PLC controllers and navigate through the program
•  Required to read, write, and understand the English language
•  Skilled in the use of programmable logic controllers, preferably Allen Bradley
•  Knowledge of variable frequency drives

Certificates and Licenses

Working Conditions

•  May be required to drive automotive equipment
•  Exposure to dust, fumes, and gases
•  Protected Heights
•  Operates keyboard & mouse
•  Required to talk & listen

Work Standards

•  Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
•  Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
•  Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
•  Follows all Company policies and procedures

Additional Comments

Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Delicato Family Wines offers its employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package. The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents. Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts. Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.

Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Saturday, August 1st
Type of Work:
Full Time
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