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Title:  Electrical Technician II - Automation & Robotic Design


Wausau, WI, US, 54403

Company:  Greenheck Group
Date:  Jan 12, 2023

Build your Future with Us!

Greenheck Group is adding an Electrical Technician II to their Manufacturing Excellence/Automation & Robotics Design team. This person will design, program, assemble, and install electrical controls used in machines and tooling systems throughout the company to minimize machine down-time and maximize operating efficiency.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 60% of the time
    • Build and wire electrical panels
  • 25% of the time
    • Create electrical schematics and electrical cabinet layout using AutoCAD electrical
    • Order parts for projects using Ariba Purchasing system
    • Wire external machine components to electrical cabinet
  • 10% of the time
    • Use manufacturer's software to develop BOMs
    • Work with IT Application developers with program integrations
    • Travel to Greenheck facilities to install machines and train maintenance and manufacturing personnel
    • Support automation and controls technicians with their projects
      • Provide parts lists with standard components used
      • Research safety devices appropriate for their application
      • Provide programming assistance
  • 5% of the time
    • Develop electrical parts list for the project
    • Write PLC-HMI program using various software packages
      • Typical programs would be low complexity machine control to medium complexity machine control
    • Design low to medium complexity machine guarding strategies that comply with OSHA and ANSI standards, to insure the safety of our Greenheck teammates
    • Power up, troubleshoot, and commission machine to make production ready
    • Integrate hydraulic and pneumatic systems into the machine electrical control system
    • Post machine installation troubleshooting and support


Job Qualifications:

  • An associate’s degree in electromechanical technology, automation engineering technology, or a related field.
  • 2 – 5 years of related work experience is required.
  • Demonstrates deductive reasoning when troubleshooting
  • Able to read and interpret instructions in a variety of formats (instruction manuals, electrical schematics, written, or verbal instructions)
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (e.g., Excel, Word, Outlook) and general computer literacy
  • Able to take direction from others and execute requests in a timely fashion
  • Must be a self-starter, team player, work well with others, and have a positive attitude
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Able to attend educational and training classes when required
  • Be flexible and willing to travel to regional locations and vendors


Business Unit Specific Qualifications:

  • Proficient to reading electrical schematics
  • Proficiency with a drafting software is required; AutoCad is preferred
  • Programmable logic controller (PLC) advanced training is required
  • Basic motion programming training is preferred
  • Exposure, and practice of, various design tools and techniques
  • The following areas of training will be required in the role; previous completion of any trainings is preferred:
    • Basic motion programming
    • OSHA 1910 and NFPA 70E safety training
    • Industrial control safety standards
    • National electrical code basic knowledge


Special Notation

The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.



Why join the Greenheck family?

Our benefit packages and salaries are among the best in our industry. Benefits may vary slightly by location, but usually include:

Health insurance

Prescription drug benefits

Dental insurance

Paid vacations and holidays

401(k) Retirement savings plan

On-site clinic and fitness center (Schofield location)

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible spending accounts for medical or dependent care expenses

Tuition assistance

Employee Wellness Program


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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



Nearest Major Market: Wausau