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Field Technician – Automation, Controls and Instrumentation
Syracuse, NY

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Join a global company that works on sustainable solutions that has been growing successfully since 1945. Their philosophy is to lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies, and people worldwide. 

They need Automation, Controls and Instrumentation Technicians to service clients along the Mid-Atlantic East Coast.  Bring your troubleshooting of VFDs, PLCs, and HMI software, and configuration and commissioning skills to the Advanced Manufacturing team. You will contribute to a dynamic team supporting our industrial, clean room, water, and wastewater clients.

Locations preferred:  Liverpool, NY, Syracuse, and Charlotte NC.

Why work here?

  • Company focuses on sustainable solutions
  • Great benefits include Health, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k matching
  • Overtime pay 1.5x over 40 hours plus per diem
  • Vehicle provided for travel as needed
  • Vacation based on years of experience of overall work history

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Commission, troubleshoot, and modify PLC-based control systems.
  • Configure, calibrate, and commission instrumentation and analytical equipment
  • Configure, commission, and troubleshoot Variable Frequency Drives and other motor control circuits
  • Read and modify/update control, electrical, and P&ID drawings.
  • Perform modifications to existing control systems
  • Troubleshoot analog and digital circuits with the ability to troubleshoot to a device level with or without drawings and documentation.
  • Configure, modify, and troubleshoot Operator Interface Terminals (OITs).
  • Troubleshoot and modify SCADA software with remote assistance from controls engineers.
  • Travel domestically up to 80% – mostly mid-Atlantic states


  • Associates degree in electrical engineering or instrumentation technology or related degree; Equivalent years of experience considered in lieu of degree
  • 1+ years of experience in industrial instrumentation, controls, and automation
  • Experience with PLC programming software such as Rockwell (AB), Modicon, Emerson/GE, Siemens, and others
  • Knowledge and experience with instrumentation commonly used in the industrial, water, and wastewater industries
  • Knowledge and experience with Variable Frequency Drives; motor control circuits
  • Familiarity and trained in NFPA 70E preferred
  • SCADA systems experience is a plus


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