Maintenance Automation/CNC Technician

Effingham, IL posted on May 4

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Maintenance Automation Technician


Proficiently demonstrates acquired knowledge and experience to troubleshoot, repair, and enhance CNC equipment as well as other automated, mechanical, hydraulic/pneumatic, and electrical systems.


  • Performs extensive root cause analysis to address machine and process deficiencies.
  • Efficiently diagnoses equipment issues utilizing sound/effective troubleshooting methods.
  • Effectively makes identified repairs to CNC machining and turning centers.
  • Provides technical assistance and resolution of electrical, mechanical, or general automation problems
  • Participates with installation of electrical systems utilizing knowledge of electrical principles, hand tools, and measuring instruments.
  • Modifies electrical systems to correct functional deviations in alignment with NEC electrical codes.
  • Provides assistance modifying new and existing equipment through efforts that: enhance safety, practicality, efficiency, and overall robustness
  • Ability to collaborate well with other technical resources both internal and external to define and solve complex problems.


  • Experience with electrical and mechanical installations.
  • Proficient in PLC programming and troubleshooting Allen Bradley and Siemens based systems.
  • Experience in fabrication (i.e. welding, cutting) and the use of manual lathes and mills.
  • Ability to comprehend electrical, hydraulic, mechanical drawings
  • Solid work history.
  • Good oral communications.
  • Understand, follow, and carry out assignments utilizing best work practices.
  • Dependable and responsible.
  • Positive work attitude.
  • Punctual and possesses a sense of urgency
  • Must work safely and abide by all company safety protocols
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to adapt to a flexible work schedule.
  • Ability to work without supervision – self-motivated problem solver
  • Ability to effectively communicate all necessary information within the department as well as to production.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Associates degree (A.A.S.) from two-year technical college or university with Computer-Integrated Manufacturing or Mechanical/Electrical Technology as a preferred course of study.
  • Minimum two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

If selected for consideration, candidates must successfully complete a selection process that includes interviews, aptitude tests, references verification, pre-employment drug screening, a pre-employment physical, and a job function test.


Our client offers competitive wages and exceptional benefits, including:

  • Medical, 
  • Short and long term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Employer funded retirement plan
  • Paid vacations/holidays
  • Wellness program
  • Fitness membership
  • Employee  (EAP)
  • Employer supported career development, including tuition reimbursement