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Automation Manager - Automation Technician Exp

Company: Talent Search PRO
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Summary

Automation Technician Responsibilities:

  • Install irrigation and other hydraulic controllers including radios, solar panels, antennas, antenna masts, valve solenoids, pump relays, critter guards
  • Install (trench when necessary) conduit and run wire to interconnect devices
  • Troubleshoot components and processes and if needed, replace the defective hardware and test functionality before leaving a site
  • Calibrate sensors and ensure water meters, switches, and other devices are reporting accurate values
  • Test valves, pumps, and other outputs for proper functionality
  • Provide remote and on-site support, in rare cases, respond to emergency support calls on Saturday
  • Train customers on the system once it is automated
    Supervisor responsibilities:
    • Recruit, train, and guide automation technicians
    • Manage work schedules and timecards
    • Provide troubleshooting
    • Train customers on the use of automation software and automation systems, including manual overrides, simple troubleshooting, etc.
    • Work closely with the Operations Manager on equipment needs, priorities, ongoing projects, and real-time issues
    • Consult with the Director of Automation to resolve complex issues
    • Oversee automation projects and report daily status to the operations manager
    • Ensure pickup trucks and equipment are maintained as required
    • Ensure that safety policies are strictly adhered to
    • Other duties as assigned
      Qualifications and Skills:
      • Management capabilities - leading a team for high performance
      • Strong communication skills - written and oral
      • Must have a passion for customer satisfaction
      • Must have the desire to work outdoors year-round and travel frequently
      • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent, Associates Degree preferred
      • MS & Google computer skills. NetSuite and FSL are preferred but not required, training will be provided
      • Technical and problem-solving skills
      • Ability to complete assigned tasks under time requirements and seasonal picks
      • May be required to lift/move items in excess of 75 lbs.

Keywords: Talent Search PRO, Kennewick , Automation Manager - Automation Technician Exp, Professions , Kennewick, Washington

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