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Machine Technician (2018-3162) Print
Employer: Daktronics
Employment Type: Full Time

Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment.


The Digital Billboard Manufacturing Plant located in Sioux Falls SD will support the billboard and fuel light niches within the Commercial market.  The Plant will be responsible for the timely and quality production of digital billboards fuel lights displays and additional products as business needs demand. The machine technician is responsible for being proactive on the preventative maintenance schedule to work toward the goal of no unplanned machine down time.


The schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday 4:30pm to 3:00am.



    • Perform preventive maintenance (PM) on automated equipment on a scheduled basis.  Current automated equipment includes metal, paint and electronic assembly equipment.

    • Make emergency repairs to automated manufacturing equipment including electrical mechanical and pneumatic systems.

    • Train machine operators and other maintenance personnel to perform maintenance tasks.

    • Communicate effectively over the phone to repair equipment.

    • Flexible hours to ensure full operation of equipment for all shifts.

    • Evaluate and improve existing PM programs. 



    • Operate automated equipment.

    • Input information into work orders on the details of the work performed on equipment.

    • Help evaluate new equipment purchases.

    • Evaluate new materials.

    • Maintain spare parts inventory.  Order and inventory needed parts.

    • Maintain maintenance records including procedures, parts and labor.

    • Make and implement suggestions for product and process improvement.

    • Some travel required for required training.

    • Perform other duties as assigned and as needed to meet customer expectations and to have equipment operating with no unplanned downtime.


•Minimum two-year Associates degree in Electrical, Robotics, Mechatronics or a similar technical field.
•Good communication skills. Fluent in English written and verbal.
•Manufacturing experience preferred.
•Computer keyboard skills experience with Microsoft office products. Good written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to organize work load and prioritize work orders according to company plan.
•Work effectively as a team member work with little supervision.
•Ability to distinguish and identify wire colors.
•Be able to lift and carry heavy (up to 50 pounds) and/or awkward items.
•Able to work with your hands; stand and/or sit for the full shift.
•Ability to read fine print with or without corrective lenses.
•Be able to work with some odors.
•Wear all proper protective equipment as required in work area in accordance with Daktronics Safety Policy and OSHA standards. Items may include the following safety glasses safety shoes/boots hearing protection electrostatic discharge wear and others as determined necessary by Daktronics Risk and Safety Department.
•Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Motor vehicle record will be checked.
•Background check will be conducted.
•Daktronics does not sponsor renew or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status.

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Category(s): Engineering, Technical, Information Technology
Industry: Manufacturing
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: Yes
Closing Date: 11/30/2018
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