Control Systems Tech - Patterson, CA



Job summary
Control System Technician

About Maintenance at Amazon

Operations is at the heart of Amazons business. We are known for our speed, accuracy, and exceptional service. Our buildings deliver tens of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, every day. Reliability Maintenance & Engineering (RME) are the business partners that work tirelessly behind the scenes to make it all happen. We drive continuous improvement, and maintain all of the Material Handling Equipment (MHE) to ensure our customers are met with the Amazon smile. Come join us, on our journey!

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. We are committed to improvement; you will be encouraged to participate in career development opportunities as presented to progress your career at Amazon. We are committed to improvement; you will be encouraged to participate in career development opportunities as presented to progress your career at Amazon.

What Do We Offer?

Amazon offers competitive compensation packages including comprehensive healthcare benefits starting on Day 1, matching 401(k) program, and up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave. But wait, there is more: We provide lightweight fire resistant daily wear and composite toe safety shoes for your safety!

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 Amazon Operations Leadership

Move up to 49lbs as well as stand and walk during shifts lasting up to 12 hours, with or without reasonable accommodation

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Completed Associates degree from an accredited university or 2+ years of professional or military experience
Work a flexible schedule/shift/work area, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays
1+ year of experience working with computers and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Associates degree in Electronic Technology (or similar)
2+ years apprenticeship or equivalent experience in Control Systems troubleshooting/ programming
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 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 PLCs and PLC components
Experience with SCADA systems and KPIs

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