Resident Automation Technician


The Resident Automation Technician supports our customer on all automation related topics. This position must possess a broad based electrical and mechanical skillset along with a proactive approach to identifying ways to improve the site’s performance.  Based at our customer sites, the Resident Automation Technician must represent the TGW image at all times and ensure that a professional relationship with the client is developed and maintained.

What you’ll be handling

  • Resolve customer equipment and solution issues as quickly and practically as possible while compling with health and safety legislation at all times.
  • Complete work assignments and the associated work orders as assigned.
  • Maintain the site spare parts inventory.
  • Complete maintenance activities of the automated equipment on-site including, conveyors, cranes, shuttles, scale checks and carton opening system.
  • Actively work with the customer to optimize the automation performance to deliver contracted KPIs.
  • Collaborate with broader TGW Lifetime Services team to track, document and communicate issues and lessons learned, and the ability to interface with customer at all levels.

What you’ll need

  • Associate or Technical degree / certificate – Mechatronics / Industrial Maintenance / Electrical Controls Engineering, 2-3 years of relevant automation experi3ence or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in electro mechanical troubleshooting and repair with material handing conveyor, AS/RS and shuttle experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in high stress scenarios requiring conflict resolution and social skills preferred.
  • PLC troubleshooting (Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Rockwell, Beckhoff) preferred; SCADA experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with interpreting CAD schematics for use in diagnostics preferred; Profibus, Profinet experience preferred.
  • Ability to:
    • lift 50 lbs.
    • climb a vertical ladder
    • stand and walk for long periods of time
    • crawl, kneel, and sit on the floor at times


What you'll receive

TGW offers full medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401K with company match, tuition reimbursement, competitive pay with PTO package offerings, along with safety shoe, protective eyewear, and fitness reimbursement. 

TGW is an equal opportunity employer.

Lauren Soderberg
In this position, you can expect the following benefits, among others.


*TGW is an employer that promotes equal opportunities. We invite everybody interested in this job to apply.