Panel Assembly Technician

AUTOMATED CONVEYOR SYSTEMS, INC. has been a leading provider of turnkey material handling systems and facility upgrades for over 40 years. Specializing in the corrugated, folding carton and the bottle and can industries, ACS has built a solid reputation on a foundation of service, craftsmanship, and innovative technology. ACS recruits and hires locally as often as possible and, whenever possible, supports the local economy when buying services, materials and supplies.

ACS is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job Description:

ACS, located in Lynchburg, VA, has an opening for a Panel Assembly Technician to layout and assemble complicated and involved electronic/electrical components for panel assemblies having frequent variation in detail, number of parts, and wiring patterns.

Panel Assembly Technician essential functions are as follows:

  • Receives written and verbal instruction from supervisor.

  • Reads and interprets blueprints, detailed engineering drawings, schematics, and involved wiring diagrams for a wide variety of control panels including standard and special design.

  • Reads and interprets bills of materials and checks components for any unusual deviation from required specifications.

  • Performs layout of various electrical control component parts including but not limited to motor starters, starter protectors, ivec relays, bar scanners, photocells, industrial computers, power supplies, and fuse holders.

  • Wires and connects components utilizing standard terminal blocks.

  • Operates a wide variety of hand and power tools including drills (3/8” & ½”), air and electric grinders, hydraulic punches, drill press, hole and jig saw, and taps.

  • Fabricates console layover sheets utilizing engraving machine.

  • Assign work to and instruct assembles in lower classifications.

  • Notifies supervisor of any unusual conditions of material, drawings, parts, shop equipment, and parts and material shortages.

  • Meets acceptable time/work standards.

  • Keeps immediate work area clean and orderly.

  • Works in accordance with established safety policies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

In order to qualify for this position, you will have:

  • High school degree or equivalent

  • Position typically expects three (3) to five (5) years of direct/relevant experience based on scope of the position

  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics

  • Ability to read a tape measure to 1/16th of an inch

  • Willing and able to work overtime as required

  • Possess problem solving capabilities

  • Must be detail-oriented and able to multitask

  • Maintain composure in a fast-paced, stressful environment

  • Mission focused with a sense of urgency when required

  • Must have a positive attitude and foster a continuous improvement environment

  • Ability to work well with others

Qualified candidates, please submit your cover letter and resume for immediate consideration. We will review your qualifications and contact you if we feel you are a match for this role. If you're not a match, we will build a profile on your behalf in hopes of contacting you in the near future with opportunities that more closely match your skill set, education and experience.

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