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Job Number 4041
Location Wilsonville, OR Pay Rate
Experience Five years of recent experience in machine controls and electrical assembly
Education AS degree in electronics/electricity or equivalent.

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Controls Technician is the key liaison between production and the controls engineers on sophisticated automation machine development projects. Works with industrial PC's, servos, sensors, and PLC's in a machine controls environment. Machines may involve machine vision, optics, and lasers. The Controls Technician works directly with the Controls Engineer to develop solutions and resolve problems in components and circuits with minimal guidance. The Controls Technician is responsible for the electrical assembly of automation equipment per supplied drawings in accordance with company, industry, and customer standards, as well as for the electrical, electronic, controls system, and computer support for installation and repair of machines at customer's facility.

Your Responsibilities:
- Assemble, troubleshoot, and test industrial PC computer systems; load operating systems and vendor software, and then initialize and check out machines for operation.
- Work with team of electrical technicians in the electrical and electronic assembly of custom robotic systems.
- Test, troubleshoot, and inspect electrical and electronic assemblies and systems.
- Responsible for electrical, electronic, and computer debug of automation equipment development projects.
- Assist Controls Engineers with machine start up and debug.
- Assist engineering with limited electrical and electronic controls design and/or parts specifications.
- Provide feedback regarding electrical design, quality, schedule, conformance standards, and time estimates to complete projects.
- Stay current with applicable industry and customer electrical standards.
- Assist mechanical technicians with mechanical assembly and debug as assigned.
- Provide general assistance in the installation and repair of product at customer's facility.

Your Qualifications:
- Excellent documentation skills.
- Ability to interpret electrical and electronic schematics and wiring diagrams.
- Ability to use PLC's and PC controls, including using PLC for troubleshooting.
- Current understanding of PC'S and operating systems in industrial control applications.
- PLC understanding and familiarity to make program changes as directed.
- Experience in the application of AC and DC motors and controls.
- Experience in the application of solid-state variable speed controllers.
- Experience in the application of servomotors and controls.
- Good quality soldering skills.
- Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, multi-meter, oscilloscope, frequency counter, and other basic electrical and electronic test equipment.
- Knowledge of the use and application of a wide variety of sensing items.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Good interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
- Good color vision.

Education and Experience:
- High school diploma/or equivalent required.
- Five years of recent experience in machine controls and electrical assembly and an AS degree in electronics/electricity or equivalent preferred.
- Experience in PC hardware, software with NT Windows in the industrial setting required.
- Oregon limited energy electrical license is a plus.
- Working knowledge of electrical standards such as NFPA 79, NEC, UL509, MIL and CE a plus.

Lexicon Solutions is a full-service staffing company specializing in contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement, and payroll services. Located in the Portland metro area, we are at the heart of technology in the Pacific Northwest. Lexicon Solutions has been voted by the Portland Business Journal as one of Portland's Top Staffing Firms from 2009 - 2018.

Lexicon Solutions is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, including the following:
- Major PPO (Pre-tax) medical/dental cafeteria plan.
- AFLAC supplemental insurance.
- Complementary care.
- Individual supplemental term life policies.
- Paid holidays and PTO.
- Direct deposit payroll option.