Control/Automation Technician



Do you have Controls and Automations Technician experience?  CURRIES, North Iowa’s largest manufacturer is adding a Controls and Automations Technician 2nd shift.  This is a skilled maintenance position, working Sunday night – Thursday night. 


CURRIES is a leading manufacturer of essential steel door and frame openings for healthcare, institutional, commercial and industrial construction. We produce strong and secure steel doors and frames to meet the full range of safety, security, and aesthetic requirements for any project. We supply a full line of quality custom and standard hollow metal doors and frames for new and retrofit construction projects for critical infrastructure, healthcare, commercial and educational markets.



What you will be doing:

  • 40% Monitor, maintain, repair and upgrade plant Automation/Electrical equipment and networks within the boundaries of budget to ensure process control and continuity (including PLC's, HMI's, servers, switches/hubs, PC's). Execution of instrumentation solutions used for controlling plant process. Will involve technical support, design and configuration of instrumentation, oversight of electrical and instrumentation functions related to projects. Provide troubleshooting expertise in the areas of A&C in support of the plant, as well as management of troubleshooting tools and documentation. Will be required to obtain knowledge of plant processes.
  • 25% Design and Implement control strategies based on current best practice standards and approved components. Investigate, design, write and complete projects that will improve productivity or process reliability.
  • 20% Work with fix/support teams to identify areas in need of improvement and reliability. Provide and participate in training for projects. Provide A&C support and expertise to site projects
  • 10% Champion, support and role in manufacture and operations safety programs/practices in partnership with EH&S and operations management. Assist and support in Root Cause Analysis efforts and solutions.
  • 5% Maintain required certifications and complete ongoing training, including skills training, safety training and procedural training to ensure regulatory compliance and proficiency in work


What we are looking for:



  • Associate’s Technical degree in A&C, or similar technical discipline plus 2 years (or more) of A&C work experience OR 5 years (or more) of work experience in an A&C role in lieu of degree.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience and ability to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish goals.
  • Be a self-starter.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously; attention to detail; strong organization skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement detailed solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects with minimum supervision and meet deliverables.
  • Ability to develop/design/update, read and interpret drawings, and equipment specifications, including electrical schematics, loop diagrams and process control narratives
  • Experience with Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).
  • Proficient in software application design, implementation and troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers and HMI's.
  • Proficient troubleshooting skills for computer networks, automation, controls, programming, process systems, PLC's, HMI's, AC variable frequency drives, AC motors, Servo motors, relay controls, power distribution systems (480VAC and below), and 24VDC controls.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • Understanding of requirements to maintain employee safety.
  • Experience with root cause analysis and continuous improvement.
  • Experience with the National Electric Code and NFPA-70E requirements, IEC standards and ISA standards.
  • Experience with mechanical equipment including pneumatic, hydraulic, conveyor systems, air compressors,     pumps, robots, punch press, brakes, shears, and welding equipment.


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We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us.

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If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Stephanie Mandato, Talent Acquisition Manager at



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AADG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran




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Mason City, IA, US, 50401

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Nearest Major Market: Mason City