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Aerotek Maintenance Technician in Charleston, South Carolina


  • Troubleshoot and repair Allen Bradley or Siemens PLCs.

  • Weld parts on Robots.

  • Edit and modify PLCs

  • Perform repair and maintenance on conveyers and robotics

  • Perform repair work including necessary disassembly and re-assembly of production equipment

  • Perform equipment PM tasks to ensure manufacturer recommended specifications are maintained

  • Maintains repair and maintenance records

  • Ability to properly size circuit conductors, circuit protector devices, ability to run conduit if needed, install electrical equipment, wire and unwire equipment as needed

  • Must understand how to use VOM and other testing related equipment to identify electrical problems

  • Identify and analyze errors and malfunctions as they relate to the items below:

  • Intermittent/inconsistent electrical and mechanical failures on production equipment

  • PLC’s, 24v control circuits, 480v 3phase systems, 4-20ma circuits, VFD’s, PC controllers, and fieldbus technology/control technology

  • Complex mechanical components such as pumps, motors, bearings, etc.

  • Execute modernizations, extensions, and modifications according to specifications and/or sketches of electrical drawings. If necessary, adjust PLC programming and utilize PLC to troubleshoot issues. Independently construct or design equipment with use of PLC, BUS-Systems, Network Technology, Mechanical Components, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems and Cooling/Lubrication Systems

  • Perform daily equipment checks

  • Optimize resources and installations (idea generation and planning)

  • Changing processes

  • Changing process parameters

  • Changing hardware

  • Modification of software (PLC, PC, etc.)

  • Perform cycle time analysis and optimize as needed

  • Interact with and support associates within assigned production areas

  • Procurement of operative materials, equipment, and service providers

  • Travel and/or overtime may be required

  • All other duties as required to support business needs

Top Skill Sets:

  • Multi-craft 70/30 (Electrical/Mechanical)

  • Siemens Step 7 Experience (Siemens PLC’s)

  • Robotics Experience (Durr, Fanuc or ABB)

  • Automotive Manufacturing Bkgd

Employee Value Proposition (EVP):

  • Top Global Company

  • $1 increase every 6 months

  • Competitive pay

  • Great benefits

  • Openings on all shifts

  • $24k relocation

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.