Mechatronic Apprentice

Under the supervision of the controls manager and/or the controls project team leader, perform all activities associated with controls design, engineering, and on-site implementation of automatic material handling equipment and subsystems.

This learning and working experience includes up to 8,000 hours of onsite work training and a minimum of 576 subject matter hours.


  • Demonstrate understanding of controls hardware/software design and implementation.
  • Comply with all local / regional & federal regulations, assuring that designs and applications meet and/or exceed compliance.
  • Prepare and utilize subsystem installation, commissioning test procedures and checklists.
  • Provide support for subsystem electrical installation, interface testing, training, and startup support.
  • Support other departments within TGW Systems such as: Product Development, Project Management, Manufacturing, Systems Engineering, Installation, Software Engineering, Lifetime Services, etc. and others as assigned or requested.
  • Equipment/subsystem commissioning - configuration, testing, troubleshooting, debug, implementation, etc. of :
  • Controls hardware and Software
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI), User/Operator Interface,
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
    • Effectively plan and manage daily tasks with time critical awareness.
    • Prepare periodic installation and commissioning of:
    • Status reporting: items completed, items planned, punch list items, concerns
    • Project summary reporting: lessons learned, improvements, and pitfalls
  • Possible temporary assignments as needed.


  • 2-4 year learning commitment:  A blend of theory training & on the job training to obtain an Associate degree in Electrical Engineering with 2+ years’ experience in Controls Engineering & Commissioning paid experience (starting at $20/hour)
  • Effective communication (internal and external)
  • Reliable transportation and excellent work/school attendance
  • Domestic and international travel 50-85% to support project implementations

Leigh Baker

+1231 798 4547