NY Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Electromechanical Technician

Energy Materials Corporation
Published
12/27/2021
Location
Rochester, New York
Category
Job Type

Description

The primary role of the Electromechanical Technician is to implement roll-to-roll process equipment in support of pilot operations for solar module manufacturing. The Technician assembles equipment components, checks connectivity, loads software, diagnoses and solves problems, and makes repairs. Responsible for machine startup, debug, calibration, control and verification.
Test newly manufactured and assembled equipment consisting of complex electro-mechanical systems.
Use specialized measuring, diagnostic devices and standard and custom software to evaluate functionality and proper sequence of machine control systems to an established test procedure.
Troubleshoot & support:
A wide variety of automation technologies including: Web Handling and Converting Equipment; Robots, Printing (Pad / Screen / Offset / InkJet), Vision Systems, Electrical Testers, Labelers, & other finishing equipment.
PLC controls with heavy emphasis on Mitsubishi PLC/HMI hardware and software.
Work with equipment vendors to solve automation problems & identify improvements.
Design, draw & dimension improvements to existing automation systems.
Evaluate the system in a logical and systematic manner, making certain components have been installed correctly and are safe to operate.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Electrical theory and practices, including testing sensors, switches, actuators, and indicators for proper function.
Computer hardware maintenance methods and techniques and network connection.
Basic understanding of NEC standards and state codes.
Read and understand mechanical drawings, electrical schematics and annotated PLC programs.
Manual Dexterity: Working with wires, using hand tools and handling small components.
Preferred: Experience with roll-to-roll process equipment including unwinding and winding, splicing, in-line printing and coating, laminating, and other web-based processes.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
AAS degree in Engineering Technology or related, or similar apprenticeship training
2 years’ experience working as a mechanical or electrical technician.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
Technical capacity
Thoroughness
Communication proficiency
Collaboration skills
Problem solving/analysis
Project management

 

Contact:

Tom Tombs [email protected]

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