Automation Technician

CDI Corporation Oakland, CA

CDI is looking for an automation technician in the South Oakland area. This is a must have role, and we have three different shifts available (including first). The right candidate will have a strong background with robotics/automation troubleshooting in a manufacturing environment as well as a strong mechanical background. There is ample OT in the role.

Day Shift (7AM-3:30PM)

2nd Shift (3PM-11:30PM 50 cent differential)

3rd Shift (11PM-7:30AM 75 cent differential)

Automation Technician I & II


  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • A strong can-do and resourceful attitude
  • Operate effectively in fast paced team environment
  • 0-3 or more years of experience with automation equipment - designing, developing and sustaining complex electro-mechanical systems and components
  • Ability to document and communicate technical details effectively
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, and data analysis skills
  • Experience with relevant technologies such as sensors, electronics, controls, pneumatics, valves, and mechanisms.
  • Programming (PLCs, Visual Basic)