Automation Field Service Technician Contracted Employee

Automation Field Service Technician - Contracted Employee

Wood Dale, Illinois


***Long term contracted employee position***

Installation of Laser Material Handling machinery on customer sites across North America and Central America.


  • Supervise riggers and help off load semi trailers loads of machinery.
  • Assemble and connect all components to create one system.
  • Installation of wiring, mechanical modifications, and troubleshoot problems.
  • Work with general contractors on foundation requirements, assist and advise on concrete pours as needed.
  • Answer questions to the customers’ utility contractors where to connect the power, water, compressed air, laser mix, O2, and N2 gases.
  • Installing software updating and programming PC bas and PLC controls.
  • Operate and adjust system before anchoring to the floor.
  • Instruct customers on operations and maintenance.
  • Connect and install all safety fences, chains, switches, lights, sirens and make sure the operators understand them.
  • Installation as needed on Press Brakes, Lasers, EDM and Grinders.
  • Prepare weekly expense reports and paperwork.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Position is physically demanding, must be able to handle heavy lifting, climbing, maneuver around machinery using safety equipment.
  • Must be able to use basic hand tools.
  • Heavy travel Monday through Friday sometimes on weekends.
  • Must have good communication skills and able to multitask.
  • AA degree in electronics or equivalent.
  • Rigging experience and forklift certified required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation