Controls Technician (Engineering)

Full Time


  Charleston / St. George, South Carolina, United States

Position Summary:

As a key member of the team, you will be involved extensively in commissioning, field servicing, maintenance, fine-tuning, and controls upgrades to highly integrated complex electro-mechanical systems. These systems include variable frequency drives, hydraulics, pneumatics, controls devices, vision and scanning systems, and other sub-systems designed and integrated. The ability to travel to customer's sites and form a close working relationship with team members, engineering and project management departments is a must in this role. We empower our people to do their very best, and we strive to create a flexible and fun working environment that will encourage innovation and job satisfaction. 

Company Overview:

They design, manufacture, install, and get these sawmills running all over the SE USA. North American leader in the design, manufacture and support of World Class equipment, services and turnkey solutions for the solid wood processing industry. Serves primarily the North American market and offers the most comprehensive range of pro ducts available, producing everything from mechanical equipment and PLCs to optimization systems equipped with digital machine vision technology. The company integrates its products & technology to deliver fully automated production lines.

  • Adhere to and promote company safety standards.
  • Assist project teams in on-site system commissioning, building your knowledge and relationship with customers.
  • Complete on-site service, fine-tuning, preventative maintenance, and training of customer personnel.
  • Complete timely & thorough service reports, timecards, expense reports, etc.
  • Provide remote & over-the-phone troubleshooting service in support of our call center.
  • Travel extensively within North America for a few days up to a few weeks at a time.
  • Train customer personnel on systems in a classroom environment.
  • Have a background and/or education in one of the following: Control systems or electrical engineering, electrical or electronic engineering technology.
  • Strong programming and computer skills are an asset. Experience with Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, FactoryTalk View HMI, Allen Bradley PLC5, and Allen Bradley ControlLogix is beneficial but training is provided as required.
  • Be ready to learn, honest, autonomous, methodical, pay superior attention to detail, and possess excellent communication skills while working in a professional manner with customers, vendors and co-workers.
  • Be able to function under pressure and enjoy customer contact, have leadership qualities and enjoy teamwork.
  • Preference may be given to those with work experience with sawmill / planer mill equipment.


Pay: $25/hr - $38/hr & x1.5 for OT 

Shift: 1st Shift

Location: St. George, SC