Job Summary

Industrial Controls Technician

  • Location:
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Salary:
    50000 $ - 80000 $ / Year
  • Job reference:
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

Modis Engineering is seeking an Industrial Controls Technician in Frederick, Maryland. The Industrial Controls Technician will work within the Maintenance Department and is responsible for Industrial Maintenance execution in the primary discipline of Instrumentation/Controls & Electrical Distribution. To be a functional team member of the Frederick Maintenance Team in an effort to provide Industrial Maintenance and Troubleshooting services to the various Manufacturing Lines at the Facility.
This position will require flexibility both with performing investigative/troubleshooting tasks on PLCs, HMIs, and automated systems primarily on the manufacturing floor as well as performing Electrical Distribution and Mechanical system (rotating equipment) maintenance as required based on personnel availability and operational need.
Essential Job Functions

  • To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work with Safety as a top priority and actively support company goal of establishing a Zero Incident Safety Culture.
  • Ensure 100% environmental compliance in all work activities and follow environmental rules and regulations.
  • Provide primary support and execution of electrical and controls maintenance to the roofing manufacturing lines and ancillary equipment/systems.
  • Troubleshoot programming and system faults for plant equipment and modify existing programs to improve sequencing, add/modify/remove alarms, and aide in improved troubleshooting and error response within the plant PLCs, HMIs, and automated systems.
  • Perform work as an Industrial Electrician within electrical panels, systems, and wiring up to 480V. Individual will be required to become certified as a Level 1 Electrician at the facility and meet all requirements for achieving and maintaining that certification.
  • Support and execute equipment calibration, programming installation and updates, and machine setup.


  • High school diploma or GED required. Technical Degree in Industrial Electrical, Controls, or Automation-based fields preferred.
  • Four to Five years of related experience and/or training required. A combination of education and experience will be considered. Candidates with less experience may be considered for a lesser role with the intent of advancing to this role after specific training and experience requirements are met.
  • Experience working with Electrical Distribution systems and wiring up to 480V required.
  • Experience maintaining industrial automation processes utilizing Siemens 505 or S7 PLCs, Siemens AC Vector Drives, and/or Wonderware is preferred.

In addition to an attractive wage, this position offers a competitive benefits package including Group Health and Life Insurance, Vision and Dental Insurance, a Flexible Benefits Plan, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, a Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, and other benefits. Full details of the benefits package can be discussed during the interview process or as part of the offer package. For more information please reach out to (Email Address Withheld by Request)
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