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Matalco- PLC Technician

Canton, OH

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Full Job Description

  • Provide general support to maintenance mechanics and electricians in maintaining plant equipment.
  • Provide training to maintenance personnel to allow them to handle basic controls issues.
  • Provide expertise in debugging equipment malfunctions to quickly resolve issues and reduce any possible downtime to a minimum.
  • Electrical controls and network installations or repairs as necessary.
  • Monitor operations to anticipate and prevent any possible production loss due to equipment failure
  • 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)

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