Job Description - Automation Technician in Rochester
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Automation Technician

Ref: US_EN_6_916326_1339894

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Job Location
Rochester, New York
Contract Type

An Automation Technician job in Rochester, NY is available through Modis. Must hold a High School Diploma to be considered for this position. Will assist in the installation, calibration, trouble shooting and repair of automated packaging, palletizing, depalletizing and product conveyance equipment and systems. Will occasionally do your own design and layout work.

Automation Technician job responsibilities include:

  • Assist in installation and calibration of automated equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair technical machinery including industrial robots, palletizing and materials handling solutions.
  • Troubleshoot microprocessor controlled industrial equipment
  • Support improvement activities/kaizen events with PLC programming modifications if necessary
  • Aid engineering group in design of new equipment control logic
  • Perform new equipment control logic programming
  • Create instrumentation diagrams for the plant and document ladder logic programs
  • Occasionally do equipment design and layout work
  • Support all manufacturing operations. I.E. loading packaging equipment with raw material, corrugate, plastic shrink wrap. Removing shirk film from pallets
  • Remove line jams and determining root cause for the line jams 

  • High School Diploma is required
  • Minimum Two years related experience
  • PLC and Robotic Programming skills required (Allen Bradley PLCs and Fanuc robot)
  • Must have an understanding of, the mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic aspects of process machines
  • If you are interested or would like more information on this Automation Technician position, please contact Mike Keegan at 585-613-3812 or email your resume to Mike at

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