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Robot Field Service Technician

FSD Robotics (Factory Surplus Direct Inc)

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Posted on 10/15/2021


St. Catharines, ON, Canada


The FSD team is growing! Interested in a career in the robotics and automation industry? With over 20 years of experience in the automation industry, Factory Surplus Direct is a trusted source for automation and robotic parts, service, and support. Be a part of our team!

FSD is looking to add an experienced Robot Field Service Technician to our team. The ideal candidate will be a team player that can work in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment. We are looking for a highly motivated professional that can single-handedly design, document, specify and create small turnkey robot system solutions with minimal guidance or support.


Major Duties & Responsibilities


· 4 years+ minimum related industry experience – preferably with a systems integrator

· Minimum technologist diploma in Electrical & mechanical engineering (greater emphasis on controls & electrical)

· Clean driver abstract and valid drivers license

· Clean record

· Valid Canadian passport and ability to travel internationally if needed

· Able to read electrical drawings with full BOM’s

· Able to design, troubleshoot electrical control panels for systems (HMI’s, PLC’s, relays, safety relays, powers supply, VFD’s, pushbuttons, etc)

· Able to troubleshoot Allen Bradley, Siemens, and Omron PLC programs

· Troubleshooting electrical/ mechanical systems

· Experienced programming a variety of Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC’s

· Must be able to program, setup and wire, and fully integrate ABB, Kuka, and Fanuc Robots

· Must have extensive experience with a wide range of tools, and power tools

· Able to wire and integrate the entire system

Able to work after hours and weekends.

Overtime required

Minimum Skills & Abilities

Additional Assets

  • Experience in system integration
  • Experience in programming Motoman, Kuka, and/or Nachi robots
  • Experience with Collaborative robots
  • Additional languages other than English
  • Omron PLC experience / PLC Programming experience.
  • Experience generating documentation for robot and automation system manuals
  • Process knowledge in any of the following: Mig Welding, Spot Welding, Waterjet cutting, Laser or Plasma cutting, and Paint
  • Experience with 3D printers and 3D files for part generation
  • Experience with Mill, Lathe, welders, plasma cutters
  • Experience with CNCs

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