Automation/Robotics Technician

Website Lippert

Automation/Robotics Technician Job Highlights

Title Automation/Robotics Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Engineering/IT
Location Waxahachie, TX, United States
Company Lippert

Company Profile

Lippert is a leading, global manufacturer and supplier of highly engineered products and customized solutions, dedicated to shaping, growing/bettering the RV, marine, automotive, commercial vehicle, and building products industries.

Job Profile

The company is searching for an Automation/Robotics Technician who will be responsible for safely and effectively troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining automated and robotic production equipment at a pace that meets production demands.

Responsible for adhering to LCI core values, safety guidelines, and lean initiatives.

All Maintenance positions support operations and production first, when necessary.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Advanced Electrical – Able to safely and proficiently perform advanced troubleshooting and design of electrical circuits and systems; single and three-phase, up to 480V AC
  • Basic Facilities – Able to respond to and escalate facility maintenance calls – plumbing, gas distribution, compressors, lighting circuits, overhead cranes, etc.
  • Basic Tools –Able to safely perform maintenance tasks using basic hand tools and basic power tools
  • Fork/Aerial Lifts – Able to operate fork trucks and aerial lifts safely and proficiently
  • Intermediate Controls – Responsible for troubleshooting/maintaining/installing circuits and automated machinery and systems containing relay logic, VFDs, PLCs, HMIs, and associated robotics
  • Intermediate Fluid Power – Able to safely and proficiently diagnose and repair faults on pneumatic and hydraulic systems, especially those controlled by automated systems
  • Intermediate Mechanical – Able to perform mechanical troubleshooting and rebuild tasks safely and proficiently
  • Intermediate Robotics – Able to jog, reset, step, touch up, program and troubleshoot robotic components

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fanuc Robots – Experience with Fanuc robots and controllers
  • Allen Bradley and Siemens – Experience working with both PLC systems
  • Mechanicals – Experience with servicing HVAC equipment, filtration systems, or pneumatic compressors
  • Basic Fabrication – Ability to weld or experience with basic metal fabrication
  • Overhead Doors – Experience diagnosing/resolving issues with overhead doors
  • Rigging – Experience rigging and moving equipment with a boom or crane
  • Conveyors – Experience servicing conveyor systems
  • Coating – Experience servicing coating or blasting systems


  • Ability to interpret manuals, technical drawings, electrical schematics, ladder logic, and fluid power schematics
  • Committed to a maintaining positive attitude and caring about people
  • Good housekeeping and implementing/sustaining 5s standards
  • Highly motivated, organized, self-starter, able to execute work from a daily schedule
  • Highly proficient with a multi-meter, and other electrical test equipment
  • Intermediate computer, reading/writing, and communication skills
  • Must be reliable and prompt
  • Observation and promotion of all safety rules and policies, especially LOTO
  • Required to use honesty, integrity, and candor with the entire Maintenance team to create trust, and support their passion for winning

Others Qualifications

  • Appropriate Maintenance background or education history
  • Must be able to successfully pass the LCI OSHA-approved forklift-training course
  • Must successfully complete all LCI lean training, as required
  • Must successfully complete LCI Arc Flash/Electrical Hazard Training
  • Must successfully complete LCI Confined Space Training, as required
  • Must successfully complete LCI Fall Hazard Training, as required
  • Must successfully complete LCI Lock Out Tag Out Training
  • Must successfully complete LCI new hire safety training and refreshers
  • Must successfully complete LCI Tabware Technician Training

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Regularly standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, handling, and climbing all day.
  • May have to lift or move items over 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • May be exposed to dust, fumes, gases, noise, heat, cold, and wet work while performing job duties.
  • Requires Personal Protective Equipment.


  • A company culture where everyone matters
  • Annual flu immunization
  • Career development and mentoring
  • 401k with Employer match
  • Holiday, personal, and vacation days
  • Local and national discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness offerings

Employer’s Statement

Lippert is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

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