Randstad Controls Technician in Lexington, Kentucky

Controls Technician


Lexington, KY Salary:

US$ 24 - US$ 33 per hour Date Posted:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Experience:

3 years Job Type:


Reference #:



Randstad Engineering

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A Controls Technician is needed for a leading manufacturing organization. The Controls Technician is responsible to install, start-up and troubleshoot new and refurbished stamping equipment. Qualified candidates must have 3+ years experience working as a controls technician in a manufacturing environment, preferably automotive. An AS in Engineering or Technology is preferred although related experience will also be considered. This is a long term contract assignment located in the the Lexington, KY area and is slated to last over a year. Candidates can anticipate travel to regional manufacturing facilities approximately 25-50% of the time. Our client is seeking local candidates or candidates willing to relocate themselves.

Responsibilities for the Controls Technician

  • Install, start-up, and commission for new and retrofitted electrical, mechanical and safety systems for stamping and automation equipment

  • Conduct equipment set-up/off-line simulations; Ensure accuracy and start-up of Servo Press

  • Troubleshoot daily manufacturing plant issues

  • Conduct robot teaching as needed

Requirements for the Controls Technician

  • 3+ years or related experience

  • AS in Engineering or Technology preferred

  • Hands on experience with AB, Siemens, Yaskawa, Mitsubishi Servo Control, Nachi, Motoman, and/or Kawasaki controls

  • Industrial robot programming/teaching experience is preferred

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD is preferred


  • Comprehensive contractor benefits

Job Number: 125584

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