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Automation/PLC Technician - Converse, TX

Converse, TX, US, 78109

Leviat NA



Job ID:  343500


Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in insulating, lifting, anchoring, and connecting technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Meadow Burke, Halfen, and Thermomass.



Automation Technician is responsible for continuous improvement and implementation of automation solutions including instillation, testing, and repair at production facilities.  Keep track of spare parts and perform PM on automation cells.  1-2 years' experience in automated systems in a technical role.   A hands-on position, implementing and maintaining and improving automation and processes related to automation in a manufacturing facility.



  • Maintain and improve the current automated systems.  Including automation machine maintenance as needed, replacing severed wires, or damaged sensors
  • Ability to run all automated cells, start up, shut down, and troubleshooting
  • Launch of new automation projects, completed either internally or externally through integrators
  • Writing user manuals for automation cells
  • Evaluate current processes and look for new processes that could be automated to improve productivity
  • Modify PLC, Vision, HMI’s, or safety programs as needed
  • Implement new technology to improve current automation
  • Understanding a product or process, evaluating parts and searching for alternatives if necessary due to obsolescence or lead times
  • Design, and detail fixturing, robot tooling, machine tooling in 3d modeling software 
  • Sourcing purchased components for the designs, and working with vendors to evaluate alternatives
  • Highly receptive to learning new skills quickly with minimal instruction
  • Ability to identify tasks that need to be accomplished without it being specifically assigned
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs




  • High school diploma or GED required
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience; A plus is an Engineering degree OR past additional training in Automation, Robotics, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering
  • Able to wire DC electrical cabinets and modify prints as needed
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Machine maintenance and troubleshooting experience
  • Proficient in PLC and HMI programming (preferably Allen Bradley)
  • Familiar with robot and vision programming (preferably Fanuc)
  • Familiarity with safety precautions such as Lock-out/Tag-out, Arc Flash protection, welding protection, and personal protective equipment
  • Familiar with AutoCAD or any other 2D and 3D CAD software
  • Exposure to SCADA programming preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.


Leviat, a CRH Company Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Nov 26, 2021

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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