Control Systems Technician at Cushman & Wakefield

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Aurora, Illinois

Job Description:

Job Title
Control Systems Technician

Job Description Summary

Job Description

C&W Services is the industry leader in Integrated Maintenance Solutions providing service to more than 600 companies worldwide and is a sister company of Cushman & Wakefield.

C&W Services offers:

  • Weekly Pay!

  • Comprehensive Benefits that start on your first day!

  • Advancement Opportunities!

  • Training to work in a Cutting Edge Facility!

  • A Safety First Culture!

About the Role:

As a Control Systems Technician, you will focus on equipment troubleshooting and maintaining material handling equipment (MHE) such as conveyors, sortation systems, scanners, cameras, print and apply labeling systems, scales, HMI systems, and control cabinets. In addition to developing your skills, you will mentor junior technicians to grow in their roles.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Promote a safe working environment by following all safety procedures

  • Maintain material handling control systems, industrial, motor control systems, servo and frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems

  • Monitor Material Handling Equipment (MHE) metrics and partner with Controls Technicians and Mechanics to resolve equipment electrical problems that create performance deficiencies

  • Utilize Operation System Assessment reports to improve material handling system reliability through preventive maintenance tasks completion and identifies deficiency repairs

  • Escalate to operations and network support resources for guidance and assistance to restore equipment back to operational mode with minimal downtime impact for Operations

  • Communicate technical issues to RME and Operations Leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school or equivalent diploma

  • 2+ years of experience with Motor Controls (motor starts, variable frequency drives, DC drives, and standard electrical components)

  • 2+ years of experience with repair of control network components

  • 1+ years of experience with HMI components

  • 1+ years of experience with Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) programs

  • 1+ years of experience with Industrial electrical hands-on experience and troubleshooting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Electronic Technology (or similar)

  • 2+ years apprenticeship or equivalent experience in Control Systems troubleshooting/ programming

  • Experience supporting a range of different conveyors and sortation systems

  • Project Management experience with the ability to train others

  • Experience with robotic maintenance

  • Experience with AB RS LOGIX 5000 PLC's and PLC components

  • Experience with SCADA systems and KPI's


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must have ability to reach overhead, kneel, squat, climb steps/ladders, frequently lift a maximum of 50 lbs. of equipment

  • Must have ability to perform tasks wearing appropriate or required PPE, which may include but is not limited to hard hat, face shield, and composite-toed shoes.

  • Regularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment

  • Involves movement between departments, floors, and properties to facilitate work, averaging 6 to 12 miles per day

  • Work in an environment with fluctuating temperatures

  • Regularly required to type on a computer for 1-2 hours per day

C&W Services is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, please call the ADA line at 1-888-365-5406 or email . Please refer to the job title and job location when you contact us.

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