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Automation Technician/Robot Operators


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Direct Hire Opportunities - Rochester location - Immediate need - all qualified candidates will be contacted within 24 - 48 hours from applying!

RBA Staffing is assisting a client located in the city of Rochester that is growing and looking to add a substantial amount of Robot Operators.

Below is a list of some of the position duties and requirements to be successful in this role:


  • This position is responsible to assist in the installation, calibration, trouble shooting and repair of automated packaging, palletizing, depalletizing and conveyer systems.


  • Position will occasionally do their own design and layout work. Strong knowledge of the current National Electrical Code is needed to properly assist in the installation robotic packaging system.

  • The candidate in this position will train personnel required to use the automated equipment.


  • Assist in installation and calibration of automated equipment

  • Troubleshoot and repair technical machinery including industrial robots, palletizing and materials handling solutions.

  • Troubleshoot microprocessor controlled industrial equipment

  • Aid engineering group in design of new equipment control logic

  • Perform new equipment control logic programming

  • Create instrumentation diagrams for the plant and document ladder logic programs

  • Occasionally do equipment design and layout work

  • Remove line jams and determining root cause for the line jams


  • High School diploma or equivalent is required and/or 2-5 years of automation controls experience

  • Associates degree in Industrial Technology or equivalent is preferred.

  • PLC and Robotic Programming skills required; Allen Bradley PLCs and Fanuc robot experience highly preferred

  • Experience working with Allen Bradley RS View and RS Logix and performing programming changes to each.

  • Understand electricity and instrumentation as well as industrial electrical experience

  • An understanding of, the mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic aspects of process machines

  • Work overtime, odd and unscheduled hours as required to support department maintenance troubleshooting related to instrumentation and PLC controlled equipment, robotic, packaging and palletizing equipment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

A full job description will be provided to interested/qualified candidates

“RBA Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of RBA Staffing to provide equal opportunity in employment and conditions of employment to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy-related condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, familial status, prior arrest, domestic violence victim status, non-job related convictions, participation in lawful activities outside of our workplace, or any other status protected by law.”