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Electrical​/HVAC - Dairy Controls Technician

Job in Ulysses - Grant County - KS Kansas - USA
Company: Miguel Dairy Service
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-05-18
Job specializations:
  • Engineering
    Electronics Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Engineering Technology, Automation Engineer
  • Electronics
    Electronics Engineer
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

Controls Technical Specialist (Automation Controls)

Miguel Dairy Service - Hereford, TX 79045

Controls Technical Specialist

At MDS, we don't just make Dairies efficient. We make the Best Automated Dairies. Founded in 1985, in California, moved to Kansas in 1997 and expanded to Texas as a Texas-based business. MDS is a leader in dairy robotics, automation, construction, service, supply and cow health management. We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future. When you join MDS in Hereford, TX you are not only joining a leader in the Agriculture Industry, you are joining a tight knit community, focused on creating the most well-equipped dairies in the world.

As the Controls Technical Specialist, you play a key role in troubleshooting, maintaining and enhancing the accuracy, reliability and system control's data credibility of PLC and PC based automation systems. The specialist will: Oversee PLC upgrades and wiring modifications on production equipment; Will work directly with our construction and service teams to install, troubleshoot and support production equipment modifications; Will coordinate robotic technicians with work required at various customer locations; Will schedule controls personal with Project Manager and Regional Service Managers to complete needed jobs and service requests.

This role is at the MDS Headquarters in Hereford, Texas where there are a lot of exciting things happening! Join us in our mission to make the best robotic and automated dairies in the world!

Essential Duties:

  • Configure, program and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controls (PLC)
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance for controls and organize electrical/control parts inventory.
  • Provide programming and electrical support on plant capital projects
  • Implement control systems software upgrade
  • Provides instrumentation, PLC and HMI/SCADA software and hardware support to service and maintenance staff


Education: Associates of Applied Science in a technical discipline, preferably electrical with PLC emphasis

Experience: 2+ years of applicable experience in PLC software and hardware troubleshooting and/or PC-based HMI-systems and programming

Skills: Electrical troubleshooting, PLC logic troubleshooting and programming, technical data interpretation, hardware application specification. Experience in industrial manufacturing facilities preferred

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Apply by sending resume to MDS at: (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)

Company Description

Miguel Dairy Service is a full construction, service and installation company to local dairy operations based out of Hereford, TX. Locations also in Garden City, Ks. and Dalhart, Texas.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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