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Equipment Maintenance Service Specialist - Automation Electro-Mechanical

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    Knoxville, Tennessee
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An Equipment Service Associate job in Greenville / Spartanburg, South Carolina is available through Modis Engineering and Information Technology. This job will oversee equipment modifications for process changes, new models, and expansions, for our top client (automotive manufacturer). This permanent job is anticipated to start in Mid June/July 2018.

This is an outstanding opportunity to start with a company that can offer stellar benefits, relocation, stability, and longevity in the beautiful Upstate.

NOTE: This job is a B-shift position, eligible for shift differential.

Equipment Service Associate (ESA) job responsibilities include:

Oversees equipment modifications for process changes, new models, and expansions.
Troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, and modifies automotive manufacturing and test equipment to improve systems uptime and reliability.
Maintains and updates all process documentation.
Must demonstrate the knowledge and ability to employ safe work practices.


Specific Requirements:

Associate Degree in a technical manufacturing discipline and 2 years of automation/PLC controls with industrial maintenance, mechanical, electronic systems & PC controls.


High school diploma/GED and 2 years technical maintenance experience PLUS 2 years automation/PLC controls with industrial maintenance, mechanical, electronic systems & PC controls (4 years total experience).
Facilities / Building maintenance experience with trouble-shooting boilers, HVAC, chillers, and fire protection.
Must be a highly flexible individual that can adjust to changes quickly.
Must be willing to work overtime and holidays as needed.
Successful candidates must pass a computer-based technical knowledge assessment and a hands-on electrical troubleshooting proficiency test working with live current.

Preferred Experience:

Experience in maintenance and troubleshooting of closed-loop servo systems.
Experience in design, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of sequential processes.
Experience working with high level programming languages.
Experience in interfacing controls, processes and feedback devices.
Experience in Human/Machine interface devices and associated software.
Experience in installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of AC variable frequency drives.

3+ years of hands-on experience in the following areas is highly desirable:

Three-phase power
Pneumatic controls
Siemens PLC S7 experience


Our client recognizes that their Associates are more creative and more productive when they've struck a work-life balance. They focus on their employee’s wellness and job satisfaction through:

Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental and vision plans
Short-term and Long-term Disability benefits
Life Insurance
Savings Plan with 401K and Retirement Income Account
Company Vehicle Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Relocation Assistance Available

If you are interested in this Equipment Service Associate (ESA) job in Greenville / Spartanburg, SC then please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions about the position please contact Amy Alix at (904) 748-6057 or

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