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Control Systems Technician

Company: CBRE
Location: Canton
Posted on: July 1, 2024

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Control Systems Technician

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Canton - Mississippi - United States of America

At CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS), Safety is our top priority! We maintain a safety-first culture in which CBRE employees return home in the same condition in which they reported to work. We're looking for a skilled and forward-thinking Control Systems Technician to join our growing team as we work to service one of the world's largest online retailers.

We offer competitive pay, a robust benefits package, wellness programs, and a workplace environment that embraces diversity. Come join our global network of professionals supporting client operations across CBRE. Looking for growth and career advancement? We offer opportunities for advancement after 6 months of successful service!

Read on to learn more!

About the Role

As a Control Systems Technician, you will focus on operational performance by troubleshooting and maintaining material handling equipment (MHE) such as conveyors, sortation systems, scanners, cameras and SCADA devices/programs.

What You'll Do

  • Manage material handling control systems, industrial, motor control systems, servo and frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems.
  • Monitor MHE metrics and partner with Controls Technicians and Mechanics to resolve equipment electrical problems that create performance deficiencies.
  • Use operation system assessment reports to improve material handling system reliability through preventive maintenance tasks completion and identification of deficiency repairs.
  • Communicate technical issues to site and operations leadership.
  • Cultivate positive working relationships with our Client and the Operations Maintenance team members.
  • Promote a safe working environment by following all safety procedures.

    What You'll Need

    • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in US or Canada without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
    • Experience working with Motor Controls (motor starts, variable frequency drives, DC drives, and standard electrical components).
    • Experience working with repair of control network components.
    • 1+ years of experience working with HMI components.
    • 1+ years of experience working with Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) programs.
    • 1+ years of experience with Industrial and electrical troubleshooting.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).
    • Physical requirements including stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Associate degree in electronic technology (or similar field).
      • 2+ years apprenticeship or equivalent experience in Control Systems troubleshooting/ programming.
      • Experience supporting a range of different conveyors and sortation systems.
      • Experience with robotic maintenance.
      • Experience with AB RS LOGIX 5000 PLC's and PLC components.
      • Experience with SCADA systems and KPI's.

        CBRE Employee Benefits

        Click here for a full listing of our benefits: 2023Benefits.pdf
        • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision
        • Disability benefit program
        • 401k company matching
        • Paid time off and holidays
        • Company paid life insurance
        • Pet insurance
        • Paid parental leave
          Why CBRE?

          We invest in our employees' development. The core of our strategy is the view that development happens through three key activities: on-the-job learning, coaching and formal training. We provide employees with resources that support them in developing skills to enhance performance in their current role as well as for future roles.

          Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

          Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at recruitingaccomodations@cbre.com or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

          NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

          CBRE GWS

          CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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Keywords: CBRE, Jackson , Control Systems Technician, Professions , Canton, Mississippi

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