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Electronics Maintenance Technician

Sacramento, California

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility (MO)
Requisition Number: 238879
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.


Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets.  In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.

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Position Overview



The Electronic Maintenance Technician maintains repairs, troubleshoots and supports installation of complex manufacturing equipment such as robotic welders, CNC machines, hydraulic presses, coordinated lifting equipment, remote controlled equipment movers, three phase rectifiers, cranes, hoists, pumps, motors and other industrial equipment. These systems are critical to production and require maximum uptime to meet production goals. The successful candidate will be accountable for achieving individual and team MTTR goals. The position is within the maintenance department and will report to the maintenance engineer / area team manager.









  • Responsible for completing assigned PM’s

  • Responsible for diagnosing and repairing down equipment and escalating if MTTR goals will be impacted

  • Supports the development of job plans which will include hazard evaluations, LOTO, material and labor estimates.

  • Support development and updating of PM plans, job task instructions and equipment drawings

  • Advise engineering, management and end users on recommendations for equipment improvement or modifications to use instructions

  • Utilize CMMS to track work orders and log repairs.

  • Works with purchasing agent and outside vendors to ensure spare parts availability

  • Provide leadership to less tenured techs



Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Successful completion of technical certificate, apprenticeship program or military training required

  • 3-5 years’ experience working as an electrical technician, controls technician or instrumentation technician preferably in a production or processing plant 

  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, loop drawings, hydraulic diagrams, P&ID’s and blue prints

  • Proficient in 3 phase power.

  • Experience in troubleshooting motor control circuits

  • Proficiency in utilizing common hand tools and test equipment

  • An understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics, mathematics and general physics

  • Display a can do attitude

  • A keen focus on safety


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Experience with PLC programming software such as TIA Portal or RSLogix

  • Experience working on VFD and Servo Drives

  • Mechanical experience with motion control components such as linear bearing, gears and splines a plus

  • Understanding of Rectifier and inverters

  • Experience with RTD’s, pressure transmitters, level transmitters and switches

  • Common instrumentation loop experience

  • Absolute and incremental encoders experience

  • Experience with machine guarding safety components such as light curtains, laser scanners, safety switches, estops and safety relays





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