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Kelly Services Maintenance/Automation Technician in Modesto, California

Automation Technician - (2nd Shift)

Modesto, CA

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Maintenance (Automation) Technician is responsible for performing and managing plant maintenance programs under the direction of the Plant Manager.

  • Responsible for hands on maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all plant pneumatics, hydraulics, and electric systems including program logic control (PLC) systems controls machine network devices ( EthernetIP Network ).

  • The Maintenance Technician will diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical failures in all plant manufacturing equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, conveyers, process pallet handling machines, dismantling, painting and stenciling systems.

  • Responsible for hands on maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all process hand tools, such as pneumatic or electric reciprocating saws and nail guns

  • Performs minor unscheduled maintenance and repair on trucking equipment such as forklifts and yard shuttle trucks

  • The Maintenance Technician will schedule, execute and properly document work orders within the corporate Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Maintenance Technician will participate in health and safety programs including council or committee meetings, OSHA and corporate mandated training, certification and recertification.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience in industrial machine maintenance .

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Ability to read and use mechanical and electrical schematics for troubleshooting.

  • Ability to use an electrical Multimeter for troubleshooting.

  • Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot and repair industrial pneumatic and hydraulic system components, such as pumps, valves, cylinders, motors, and solenoids.

  • Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical system components such as motors, variable AC drives, PLCs, and field sensors . Knowledge of HMI operation and troubleshooting.

  • Understanding of industrial air compressors and peripheral components such as, dryers, water separators and automatic bleed off.

  • Knowledge of OSHA and Control of Hazardous Energy procedures and regulations.

  • NEC 70E electrical Safety.

  • Ability to use Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).


  • Control panels and power cabinets.

  • 3 phase 480-volt power systems .

  • Rockwell Automation Compact Logic ( RSLogix 5000 ).

  • Ethernet IP networks, EthernetIP on machine devices and VFDs.

Please apply online for immediate consideration!

Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.