Maintenance Technician (Controls/PLC)

CDI Corporation - Saint Augustine, FL (30+ days ago)3.6

CDI is looking for a PLC Maintenance Technicians in the St. Augustine, FL area. The right person will have a background with PLC in a manufacturing setting, and he/she will also have a high level of experience with Allen Bradley PLCs.

  • This is a fulltime-direct position with our client. Some relocation assistance available.
  • Average 10 hours of overtime each week
  • Must be open to working all shifts


  • Must have five years’+ of PLC Tech experience
  • Basic knowledge of reading electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic schematics and blueprints
  • Experience with editing/adjusting reading programs and making changes to the panel views

Key Responsibilities:

  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment
  • Listens for and observes unusual sounds or operations from equipment to detect malfunctions and discusses machine operation variation with supervisors, operator, or other maintenance workers to -diagnose problem or repair machine
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment
  • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as robots, conveyors, and programmable controllers
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables
  • Replaces faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, switches, motors, and position sensing devices
  • Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.
  • Work with limited supervision
  • Program equipment using buttons, keys, and PLC downloads to program automated machinery, such as robots, operate automated machinery, test for malfunctions, and verify repairs
  • Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings
  • Liaison between the engineering team and maintenance for project design, installations, and start-up.
  • Help to maintain control of PLC programs and document any changes to program
  • Work safely always by abiding with company safety policies including, but not limited to personal protective equipment
  • Able to program or modify programs for Siemens and Allen Bradley Drives
  • Will troubleshoot, make changes/modifications, and install upgrades to the current PLC programs.
  • Able to understand the complex equipment process / theory of operation and can transfer that to machine PLC programs

CDI Corporation is an EEO An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.00 to $28.00 /hour


  • electro-mechanical: 5 years (Required)
  • manufacturing environment: 5 years (Required)
  • PLC Tech: 5 years (Required)
  • Maintenance Technician: 5 years (Required)
  • working day and night shift: 1 year (Required)