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Kansas Employer NIAR Automation Engineer II in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12981601

University Overview

Wichita State University has a long tradition of innovation and entrepreneurship that spurs the economy and serves the needs of the local community. This is the place where anything is possible. Where collaboration and innovative ideas shape the future, and entrepreneurship is in our bones. If you have the creativity, passion and insight to help us build a brighter future for our city, state and worldthis is the place where you belong.

Position Specific Responsibilities

TheNIARAutomation Research Center (ARC) is a trailblazer in the realm of robotics and industrial automation, dedicated to crafting innovative solutions that redefine efficiency, productivity, and precision. We are seeking a dynamic Automation Technician II to join our accomplished team and contribute to the creation and optimization of cutting-edge control systems that power our advanced robotic and industrial equipment.

Summary of Responsibilities

Uses engineering techniques to design, build, and install automation projects.

Essential Functions

  • Performs programming and/or coding with applicable software.
  • Performs electrical panel controls work to include wiring.
  • Uses designCAD, technical drawings, and/or schematics to assist team in design and build of projects and robots.
  • Handles moderately complex troubleshooting issues and problems.
  • Writes or assists with writing technical reports for projects.
  • May provide coaching and/or mentoring to junior and student team members.


Wichita State University is the only urban-serving public university in Kansas and has the most diverse student body of all the Kansas state universities. Wichita State recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. Wichita State University has a clear goal in this regard: to be a university that promotes inclusive excellence at every level of our organization. We pride ourselves on being the most innovative university in Kansas, delivering the best educational experience to our students with the distinction for opening pathways to real-life learning, applied research and career opportunities that make people want to stay in Kansas. Our campus provides an experience that promotes all forms of inclusive excellence; a place to learn, work, live and play.