Engineering Recruiters | PLC programming | Maintenance Technician

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago technical recruiting agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and industrial maintenance recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician with excellent electrical, power and controls exerience. The incumbent will design, troubleshoot & repair and perform PM on equipment involving electrical power and controls (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic).


  • Will troubleshoot, repair and modify mechanical and electrical systems; including servo hydraulics equipment, programmable controllers, motor controllers etc.
  • Will design & program electrical drive and control units, including programming and editing PLC’s & motor controls.
  • PLC programming & diagnostics on Siemens & Allen Bradley controllers
  • Will troubleshoot electrical circuits involving relays, contactors, overloads, timers, test equipment, oscilloscopes/meters
  • Work safely with 480VAC, 277VAC, 110VAC, Low DC and control voltages/currents.
  • May lead and/or assist other employees on machine repairs if needed
  • Maintain inventory control of parts



  • Will have expertise with hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Knowledge of preventive maintenance programs
  • Associates degree in Electrical Technology preferred
  • Expertise in PLC configuration and programming in a manufacturing environment.
  • Control circuit analysis and designed required.
  • Several years experience with mechanical devices, hydraulics & electrical controls
  • Electrical engineering knowledge with experience in machine control system design, development, and troubleshooting.
  • CAD experience and understanding of Microsoft products is essential.
  • Ability to operate machines, hand tools and electrical equipment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems.
  • Ability to assemble and disassemble equipment.