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Randstad US automations technician in des moines, Iowa

automations technician.

  • des moines , iowa

  • posted may 9, 2024

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  • $80,000 - $83,000 per year

  • permanent

  • high school

  • category production occupations

  • referenceAB_4531498

job details

Calling all Automation Technicians! Are you passionate about industrial automation and keeping essential systems running smoothly? Do you value a work-life balance with excellent benefits, pension, and paid overtime? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Join our growing team and make a real impact. You'll be working alongside a dedicated team of professionals to maintain, troubleshoot, and design industrial automation control equipment.

Here's what you'll do:

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and design industrial automation systems

  • Utilize technical software for HMI & PLC programming (RSLogix) in a SCADA system

  • Design and maintain control systems to industry standards (NEC, OSHA, UL 508A)

  • Utilize AutoCAD & Visio for control system design

  • Install, calibrate, and repair online analytical equipment (occasional)

We're looking for someone with:

  • At least 3 years of experience with PLC programming & troubleshooting

  • Familiarity with HMI and motor controls

  • A certificate or degree in automation/electronics (or equivalent experience)

  • A valid driver's license and clean driving record (company vehicle provided)

Benefits you'll love:

  • Excellent work-life balance with on-call scheduled only about once every 5 weeks (paid) - typically 2 days per week

  • Overtime opportunities (avg. 1-2 hrs/week)

  • Union position with a state retirement pension

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Stable work environment

Apply today! This is a great opportunity to join a team and make a lasting impact on your community.

salary: $80,000 - $83,000 per year

shift: First

work hours: 7 AM - 3:30 PM

education: High School


  • Maintain, troubleshoot and design industrial automation control equipment

  • Utilize technical software for design, coding and testing HMIs and PLCs in a SCADA system

  • Design and maintain control systems to NEC, OSHA and UL 508A standards

  • Utilizes AutoCAD and Visio software for control system design

  • Writes code and configures HMIs

  • Develops PLC code for industrial control applications utilizing RSLogix

  • Creates networks to include Ethernet, ControlNet, MOD Bus

  • Installs, calibrates and repairs online analytical equipment

The essential functions of this role include:

  • working up to 2 hrs of overtime per week


  • Automation Control Equipment

  • AutoCAD

  • HMIs

  • PLCs

  • SCADA systems

  • RSLogix

  • Ethernet

  • ControlNet

  • MOD Bus


  • Years of experience: 3 years

  • Experience level: Experienced

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.

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