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Electro-Mechanical Startup Technician

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Posted: 01/18/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Maintenance Job Number: 509350 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Electro-Mechanical Assembly and Startup Technician

Broetje Automation is the world’s leading expert & OEM in aircraft manufacturing automation and robotics, working with the top names in the aerospace industry. Worldwide locations include Germany, USA, France, United Kingdom, Russia, China, and Japan. US locations include Buffalo (NY), Chicago (IL), Charleston (SC), Savannah (GA), Wichita (KS), Detroit (MI), Mobile (AL).


Education & Experience: Vocational degree/certification in a related field of study and 3+ years of general work experience in an industrial equipment field.


Position duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Completes general electrical assembly of new cabinets and fabrication tasks under the direction of supervisor or senior personnel in the functional area
  • Completes general mechanical assembly of custom high precision automated machinery under the direction of supervisor or senior personnel in the functional area
  • Reads blueprints and schematics to understand the technical requirements of  assembly
  • Work with PLCs and programed logic functions as related to industrial equipment
  • Follow and use industrial electrical wiring standards
  • Uses hand tools and power tools to mount, assemble and provide simple fabrication and modification of custom automated equipment
  • Documents configuration changes for incorporation on future assemblies and field service reports when traveling
  • Completes general tasks including; assembly, cleanup, disassembly and shipment packing, facility maintenance, etc.
  • Demonstrates a moderate understanding of machine functionality, assembly, and repair
  • Accomplishes tasks efficiently, accurately, and communicates effectively with others in a team environment
  • Occasional new machine construction at customer facility i.e. wiring/running cable, test power-up, verify i/o functionality of machine


Required Skills/Qualification:
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and experience using hand tools and power tools
  • Understanding of electrical/mechanical devices
  • Experience with assembly of high precision mechanical systems 
  • Working knowledge of PLCs and code
  • Positive attitude and dependability, with the desire to learn and contribute in a team environment


Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess a high degree of electrical and mechanical aptitude
  • Experience in electrical maintenance duties centered around PLC/CNC, servo motors, servo drives, and VFDs
  • Works well in a team setting and can effectively multi-task on simultaneous projects
  • Must also be able to work independently and stay task-oriented
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced work environment with fixed project deadlines


  • Competitive hourly wage plus overtime
  • Dollar for Dollar 401(k) company match, up to 6%
  • 100% paid healthcare premiums (medical, dental, vision)
  • Disability plan & group life insurance program
  • Three weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) plus ten paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • International travel opportunities (Germany)
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