Automation Technician - Converse, TX

Converse, TX, US, 78109

Leviat NA



Job ID:  487796


Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in lifting, insulating and connecting technology for the construction industry. The company employs nearly 3,000 diverse, talented employees at 60 locations globally. Leviat's engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential, non-residential and infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. We stand together to REINVENT THE WAY OUR WORLD IS BUILT.




Leviat is seeking an Automation Technician to support daily production as well as continuous improvements efforts. The Automation Technician is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation, continuous improvement and proper implementation of various automation systems and equipment.  


Key Responsibilities


  • Install, configure, program, and calibrate current and/or new automation systems, including machinery, robotics, sensors, actuators, and control devices
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with automation equipment, identifying root causes and implementing effective solutions
  • Coordinate with other personnel to address complex technical problems and minimize equipment downtime
  • Conduct tests and inspections to ensure proper functionality and compliance with safety standards
  • Train operators and other personnel on how to properly operate automation systems
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of automated systems, identifying inefficiencies, and proposing improvements
  • Maintain accurate documentation of automation system configurations, wiring diagrams, and operating procedures
  • Utilize 3D modeling software to create, design, and provide detailed specifications for fixturing, robot tooling, and machine tooling
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Skills and Qualifications


  • At least 2 years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of automated systems
  • Hands-on experience with automation technologies, such as PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), HMIs (Human-Machine Interfaces), robotics, sensors, and actuators
  • Basic experience using the Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting technical manuals, schematics, and electrical diagrams
  • Proficient in programming languages relevant to automation, such as ladder logic, function blocks or structured text
  • Understanding of electrical and electronic principles, including wiring, circuits, and control systems
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex technical issues with precision
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to company safety protocols


Desirable Skills and Qualifications


  • At least 1 year experience utilizing 3D modeling software; AutoCAD Inventor or Solidworks preferred


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Leviat, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Sep 15, 2023

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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