Festo is an independent family business with over 20,000 employees worldwide, and our growing Mason, OH manufacturing facility is the place where our ideas are brought to life as the world’s leading manufacturer of automation technology. From employees who give our inventive spirit a face full of energy, and because we have the utmost respect for so much commitment, it goes without saying that we offer a working environment full of innovative strength and security. Which you can always count on.

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IR Technician - Swing Shift (1pm-9pm)

Summary of job contents

The Infrared Technician is responsible for the accurate testing and reporting of electrical equipment and assembling and testing of industrial control panels and cabinets to meet customer requirements by performing the following key duties:


 Key accountabilities

  • Performs infrared calibration of equipment needed for electrical testing.
  • Creates reports and validating results for customers utilizing existing testing templates.
  • Perform IR testing on power boxes up to 480VAC.
  • Knowledge of and use of required electrical PPE.
  • Participates in all 5S activities both individually and collectively as required by the 5S Coordinator.
  • Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, or other fasteners.
  • Assembles, mounts, tubes, and wires parts on control systems according to systems design specifications.
  • Verifies and troubleshoots control systems' circuits.
  • Operates standard machine shop type equipment such as: drill presses, lathes, milling machines, shear, brake, saws, and grinders to assist in assembly operation.
  • Assists Project Engineer in selecting parts for control system, testing products during assembly and final stage of production and in updating shop folder with assembly and test data.
  • Ability to keep performance standards at a high level. Performance is "work quality and quantity, attitude, ability to work as a team member and communicating in a positive manner".
  • May provide technical support to Sales Engineer to resolve product related problems and assists in the repair of FESTO product at any customer facility.
  • Uses various hand tools and measuring equipment such as: drills, taps, files, calipers, and micrometers to build the control systems.
  • Performs preliminary packaging of control system and components by securing cabinet and loose parts, wraps cabinets in packaging material.
  • May participate in the initial project briefings performed by the project engineer, sales manager and/or department manager.
  • Maintains, organizes, and cleans work area compliant with 5S Standards.
  • Overtime may be required for short term or long-term duration, as business needs mandate.
  • Travel may be required by any mode of transportation as determined by company for business reasons such as, but not limited to, skill development, training, or a company business event. This would include travel to Corporate Headquarters/Regional (field) offices and customer sites.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as required.


Knowledge and Experience 

  • Ability to read schematics and blueprints required.
  • Electrical and Pneumatic/Hydraulic experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in a technician role.
  • Certification of Level 1 Infrared from an accredited school
  • At least 1 year of experience in thermography
  • Advanced electrical coursework a bonus


Festo Corporation offers a robust benefits package, which is designed to help employees and their dependents stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. This is just one way we strive to provide employees with a rewarding workplace. As an effort to keep pace with healthcare trends, Festo Corporation is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits package to its employees which includes...Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Programs, Short-term and Long-term disability, 401k, Pet Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid time off, Educational assistance and many more.


4 weeks' vacation


Monthly bonus for all hourly employees based on plant wide goals

Hourly Bonus - You can earn up to 5% of your base wages for the month based on the following:

  • 25% Individual Safety & Security
  • 35% Individual Attendance
  • 40% Department Performance


Festo is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe that the best way to attract and retain a diverse workforce is to encourage a culture of inclusion within our organization.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Company:  Festo Corporation

Mason, US, 45039

We look forward to your application!

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