Electronic Technician

  • Augusta (Richmond County)
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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Aurubis – metallurgy is our passion. We are a leading global multi-metal company and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. We process complex metal concentrates, scrap metals, and metal-bearing recycling materials into metals of the highest purity. These metals serve as the basis for key megatrends such as digitalization, renewable energies, e-mobility, and urbanization. Aurubis has about 7,100 employees, production sites in Europe and the US, and an extensive worldwide distribution system. Join our team and promote progress together with us!

Electronic Technician

Your Tasks

As an Electronic  Technician you will be responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing various control systems operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electrical systems, PLC programming, and automation technologies.

  • Install, maintain, and repair control systems, including but not limited to PLCs, SCADA systems, DCS. HMIs and other automation equipment.
  • Perform routine inspections and preventive maintenance on control systms to ensure optimal performance reliability.
  • Troubleshoot control system issues and implement effective solutions in a timely manner to minimize downtime.
  • Collaborate with engineers and other team mebers to design and implement control system upgrades and modifications.
  • Document all maintenance and repaid activites, including updating schematics, manuals, and other technical documentation.


Your Profile

  • High school diploma  or equivalent; technical certification or associate degree in electrical engineering, automation or a related field perferred. 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working as a Controls Technician or in a similar role.
  • Proficient in PLC Programming and troubleshooting(e.g. Allen-Bradley, Siemens, etc).
  • Strong knowledge of electrical systems, instrumentation and control devices.
  • Experience with SCADA systems, DCS, HMIs and other control system software.
  • Ability to interpret electrical schematics, wiring diagram, and technical manuals.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and travel as needed. 

Personal Skills

  • Willingness to take responsibility and make decisions within the equipment and process margins.
  • Open mind, likes teamwork, result driven, eager to learn
  • Safety, environment, and quality awareness
  • Being self-reflecting and open for critics
  • Reliability, open-minded for change processes


We Offer

  • Up to $100k
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • STD
  • LTD
  • Competitive Vacation Plan
  • ...and more!

What does Aurubis stand for? Take a look here!

Aurubis is an employer that stands for diversity and equal opportunity. Employment decisions are made regardless of national or ethnic origin, religion and belief, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental and physical impairment and social origin or any other legally protected characteristics of an individual.