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Matalco- PLC Controls Technician

Canton, OH

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o Provide general support to maintenance mechanics and electricians in maintaining plant equipment.

o Provide training to maintenance personnel to allow them to handle basic controls issues.

o Provide expertise in debugging equipment malfunctions to quickly resolve issues and reduce any possible downtime to a minimum.

o Electrical controls and network installations or repairs as necessary.

o Monitor operations to anticipate and prevent any possible production loss due to equipment failure

o Expected to respond to “Emergency” situations when required.


Bachelor’s degree in electrical technology, engineering or equivalent experience

5 years’ experience in a similar role


Proven ability to maintain and debug control systems.

Must be computer literate, capable of learning any Windows/Web based program.

Capable of working with minimal supervision when required.

Experience with both Allen Bradley ControlLogix and Siemens S7 PLC’s preferred.

Experience with thermocouples, load cells, and other transducers.

Experience using VFD controllers.

Preferred Experience

Experience with laser level systems.

Experience providing network support for SCADA, HMI’s, Ethernet and fiber optics.

Experience using radio frequency remote controls, specifically for cranes.

Experience in a maintenance role in a foundry/Heavy Industry type operation.

Experience using RSView and MP2 systems software.

Experience with mechanical repairs/diagnosis

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 – $46.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Programmable Logic Controllers: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Mechanical Knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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