Advanced Controls Technician

Location: Modesto, CA, US

Date: May 8, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Advanced Controls Tech

Shift: Swing or Grave

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Instrumentation and Control Systems Technician to maintain, install and troubleshoot plant instrumentation and control systems. The ideal candidate should have knowledge and understanding of programming and troubleshooting plant control processes, equipment used to control those processes, and should be able to make recommendations to improve the control of the processes. The candidate will support the maintenance of plant equipment to minimize downtime and execute minor projects, including PLC and HMI code changes.

What You'll Do:

  • In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining plant equipment to minimize downtime and ensure the smooth operation of all processes. You will participate in the building or improving of capital assets and contribute to the development of new ideas and concepts.
  • Familiarity with PLCs, electric test equipment, Asset Center/RS Linx, and executing PLC code changes with guidance from more experienced technicians.

The ideal candidate is proficient with industrial control and SCADA systems. Control Technology heavily utilizes Rockwell Automation and experience with Studio 5000 Logix Designer, RSLogix 500, and FactoryTalk View is mandatory. Knowledge of Modicon, Wonderware, and AutoCAD are also highly desired.

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor of Science Degree plus 1 year of working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment experience; OR 2 years technical degree in electrical technology plus 3 years of experience working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment; OR High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 5 years of experience working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment.
  • Required to climb stairs and ladders; required to conduct work at heights.
  • Knowledgeable of Electrical Safety procedures.
  • Willing and able to work any assigned shift (swing, or graveyard) and weekends and overtime.
  • Skilled in reading, comprehending, interpreting and executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.


  • Hiring Salary Range Posted: $41.78 - $56.39 
  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Perks & Benefits

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package.
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Requisition ID: 99513 


Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
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