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Maintenance Technician - Logistics/Automation

Company: CBRE
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician - Logistics/Automation

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Durham - North Carolina - United States of America

About the role

The purpose of this position is to lead other service technicians, design solutions for difficult problems, will lead outside contractors, handle multiple projects, and meet time lines.

What you'll do

  • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots relay logic, control components-- photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, taches , and encoders
  • Conducts maintenance and higher level troubleshooting of robotics and robotic work cells
  • Maintains and troubleshoots power distribution systems, branch circuits, and wiring methods and materials up to 480V
  • Maintains and problem solve all conveyor systems, electrical and mechanical
  • Creates and closes Work Orders to include labor hours, equipment maintenance, and parts used into asset management system.
  • Develops work plan for emergency repair of critical assets to include coordinating with operations, locating parts/tools for repair, scheduling time with equipment, etc.
  • Leads and audits Preventative Maintenance procedures/ practices.
  • Performs other task as assigned.

    What you'll need
    • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
    • Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job duties.
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Associates Degree (AA/AS) in Mechanical or Electrical field of study preferred. Minimum of 4 years of related experience and/or training.
    • Experience working Automated conveyor systems and controls, preventive maintenance procedures, Programmable Logic Control (PLC) programs, National Electric Code (NEC).
    • Previous work experience with blueprints and schematics; Electrical and electronic principles, Industrial electrical, electronics, and controls, work order management.
    • Excellent written and verbal communicating skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
    • Physical requirements include stooping, long periods of standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.
    • Previous leadership, vendor management, and robotic maintenance experience preferred.


      Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:
      1. Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level,
      2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all times,
      3. Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.
      4. Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required.

      Why CBRE?

      A culture of respect, integrity, service and excellence crafts our approach to every opportunity!

      We are guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build and the world we thrive in!
      • Benefits start 1st of the month: Medical, dental vision, PTO, 401k, etc.
      • Internal advancement available after 6 month mark
      • 40-45 hours a week
      • Competitive Pay
        • Include disclaimers applicable for the role i.e. State Pay Transparency requirements, sponsorship eligibility, COVID 19 etc.

          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, Durham , Maintenance Technician - Logistics/Automation, Professions , Durham, North Carolina

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