Automation Control Technician

Date: Jul 14, 2024

Location: Lincoln, NH, US, 03251

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

The Automation/ Controls Technician uses many of the same skills as a mechanic and/or machinist.  It requires hands on skills learned from repairing equipment, machining, fabrication, troubleshooting, assembly, etc..  These skills are ideal for helping us build the custom automation equipment that we design.  Working with our engineers and other technicians to help us create our custom automation equipment.  This role involves helping our team assemble, wire, plumb, test run, troubleshoot and repair custom designed automation equipment.  The automation equipment we design incorporates high tech systems such as robots, lasers, dial indexers, pick and place mechanisms, automatic feeders, automatic packaging, induction heating, machining, sawing, welding, forming, pressing, and most anything we can dream up.

A Day In The Life

  • Work alongside automation engineers and technicians to interpret our designs and to then help bring the designs to life.  Study specifications such as viewing our models in SolidWorks, viewing drawings, sketches, models, or descriptions to be able to move forward with the building of the automation equipment.
  • Manages projects including organization and cleaning.  Able to organize the incoming materials from our machine shop and our outside vendors for the various projects assigned to the position. Calculates dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method for putting together the various components of the automation.  Able to verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
  • Lifts machine parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable. Fits and assembles parts together into assemblies and mechanisms.
  • Able to wire and plumb machines with the guidance of our engineers or technicians. Setup use and trouble shoot basic automation electronics such as sensors, VFD’s etc.
  • Some experience with setting up and operating machine tools such as lathes, milling machine and welding equipment to machine or fabricate parts.  Able to verify conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Willingness to attend training to expand knowledge of current programming language and machine maintenance, Ex. Basic Electrical, Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic and various PLC – Robotic coding.

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Five or more years’ experience in a mechanic / manufacturing / machinist environment and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Hand-on skills you might learn from working on cars, farms, homes, etc.. is a strong bonus.  
  • AS in engineering/technology would also be a plus.


Hubbell Incorporated


Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.


The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.


We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.


Hubbell Electrical Solutions


Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. HES provides the critical components that allow operators of buildings, factories and other industrial infrastructure to connect, protect, wire and manage power.


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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