East Point, GA

Automation / Robotics Technician – turn key robotic install

Robotic Installation Technician

Location: East Point, GA

An established company with a significant market share in the manufacturing industry is seeking an Automation/Robotics Technician for their plant in southwest suburban Atlanta. This role is available due to the company's growth in robotic installations for the assembly process. The position is for the day shift, from 8:00am – 4:30pm, with potential for up to 10 hours of paid overtime per week at time and a half. The benefits package includes a 401K plan with a 100% match to 5% and a generous bonus potential based on performance. Relocation assistance is also available. The manufacturing environment includes die casting, stamping, and the assembly process, with the utilization of Fanuc, ABB, and UR robots, as well as Allen Bradley PLCs. This position is classified as a Level III role, requiring at least 5 years of relevant experience.

General Summary:

The Automation/Robotics Technician will be responsible for participating in cell design, end of arm tooling, and fixture design, as well as the installation of automated equipment. The role encompasses mechanical, electrical, and facilities support. The technician's main duties include configuring, testing, operating, maintaining, servicing, and troubleshooting robots and other automated systems used in production, with the goal of increasing efficiency and prolonging equipment life.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

(The following duties are essential job functions, as defined by the ADA, except for those beginning with the word "May.")

Level I:
  • Work with pneumatics and principles of compressed air.
  • Work with hydraulics and principles of fluid mechanics.
  • Work with circuits from 120 to 480 volts and other electrical related tasks, including AC and DC power and circuit boards.
  • Assist in the construction of robotic equipment, collaborating closely with engineers.
  • Test robotic systems to ensure proper functionality.
Level II:
  • Perform plumbing tasks, such as layout and installation of various plumbing systems.
  • Interpret isometric drawings.
  • Use electrical test equipment for voltage, current, and ohm testing.
  • Install and program robotic equipment.
  • Troubleshoot issues, both electrical and mechanical, with robotic equipment.
  • Repair robots or peripheral equipment, such as circuit boards, sensors, controllers, encoders, or servomotors.
Level III:
  • Install air logic controls from prints or schematics.
  • Troubleshoot hydraulic circuits with various components.
  • Troubleshoot PLC systems using a computer.
  • Install, program, or repair programmable controllers, robot controllers, end-of-arm tools, or conveyors.
  • Utilize knowledge of fabrication equipment for maintenance tasks.
  • Operate and oversee the operation of robotics equipment.
  • Analyze and categorize events within the equipment.
  • Work closely with engineers and production team to achieve desired output.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance and repair robotic machines, systems, and tools as needed.
  • Train others on robot installation, use, and servicing.


  • Level I: High school diploma or equivalent, with 1-2 years of related experience and/or training.
  • Level II: High school diploma or equivalent, with 2-4 years of related experience and/or training.
  • Level III: Technical training certificates or associate degree, with 6-8 years of related experience and/or training.

Ability to read and interpret documents, perform basic mathematical calculations, and define and solve problems is required.

Physical Requirements:

(The following statements describe the physical abilities required to perform the essential job functions, although exceptions may be made based on the principle of reasonable accommodation.)

  • Ability to use hands for handling objects and tools, and ability to communicate verbally.
  • Frequent standing, walking, reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling, and crawling may be required.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.

Working Conditions:

The work environment is usually loud, with exposure to extreme heat, high places, outside weather conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, electrical shock risk, and vibration.

It is important to note that the above description encompasses the general content and requirements of the job, and it is not an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Management reserves the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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