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Controls Technician Jobs in Alabama

Controls Technician Jobs in Alabama are not just employment opportunities; they represent a chance to be part of an innovative community dedicated to technological advancement and quality living. Our roles, from Level II Technicians focusing on intricate installations to Senior Lead positions guiding projects and teams, underscore our commitment to excellence and the impactful work we do in Alabama.

Why a Job as a Controls Technician in Alabama is a great idea.

Choosing a career as a Controls Technician in Alabama offers more than just job security; it's an invitation to be part of a community that values growth, innovation, and quality of life. With the state's cost of living being notably affordable, you can enjoy a comfortable lifestyle while engaging in work that pushes the boundaries of technology, especially in thriving sectors like aerospace and manufacturing. The rich cultural backdrop, from historical landmarks to outdoor adventures in one of the most biodiverse regions in the U.S., ensures your off-hours are as fulfilling as your time on the clock. Plus, the strong sense of community and Southern hospitality means you'll quickly find yourself among friends, making Alabama not just a place to work, but a place to call home.

Why Work for IES communications in Alabama?

Joining our team at IES Communications in Alabama means more than just taking on a job; it's stepping into a career ripe with opportunities for growth and development. As Controls Technicians, you'll be at the forefront of implementing next-generation ITS solutions, from data center design to security systems, all while being supported by a dedicated team that values your professional and personal growth. At IES, we pride ourselves on fostering an inclusive work environment where every employee is seen as our greatest asset. We're committed to nurturing talent through industry-leading training and cutting-edge technology investments. By choosing IES, you're not just finding a place to work; you're joining a community dedicated to excellence, innovation, and making a tangible difference in the communities we serve. Together, let's lead the telecommunications industry into the future.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

401(k) Plan

Short Term Disability

Compensated Industry Certifications

Optional long-term disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Illness, accident, legal, pet coverage.

Company paid life insurnace

Paid training & defined career path

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What will you do as a Controls Technician at one of IES Communications' Alabama Branches?

In Alabama, our team is proud to offer opportunities for skilled individuals in the controls sector. Our Controls Technician Level II roles are crucial, focusing on tasks like pulling, installing, and terminating low voltage cabling, reading various technical diagrams, and handling installations of control panels and conduit work. On the other hand, the Senior Lead Controls Technician position plays a pivotal leadership role, overseeing recruitment, training, and management of project staff, ensuring project profitability, and maintaining high standards of quality and efficiency across operations. Both positions embody our commitment to excellence and safety, making significant contributions to our projects and client satisfaction in Alabama.


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What is the average salary of a Controls Technician in Alabama?

The average salary for a Controls Technician in Alabama is approximately $60,000 per year. This figure can vary based on experience, specific skills, and the employer's industry.

How do I become a Controls Technician in Alabama?

To become a Controls Technician in Alabama, start by pursuing an education in electrical engineering, automation, or a related field through a community college, technical school, or online courses. Gain hands-on experience through internships or apprenticeships that offer exposure to industrial controls, PLC programming, and system design. Finally, obtaining certifications from recognized organizations in the industry can significantly enhance your qualifications and job prospects in this competitive field.

How long does it take to become a Controls Technician in AL?

Becoming a Controls Technician in Alabama typically requires 2-4 years of education and training. This includes obtaining an Associate's degree in a relevant field, such as electrical engineering technology, followed by hands-on experience through internships or apprenticeships. The exact timeline can vary based on individual dedication and opportunities available.

Is being a Controls Technician in Alabama a good job?

Absolutely, being a Controls Technician in Alabama can be a great career choice. This role offers the opportunity to work on diverse projects across industries like manufacturing and automation, providing both challenge and variety. With the state's growing industrial sector, demand for skilled technicians is high, leading to competitive salaries and job security. Additionally, this career path allows for continual learning and growth, as technology evolves. For those who enjoy problem-solving and hands-on work, it’s definitely a rewarding option.

How much does a Controls Technician in AL make?

A Controls Technician in AL typically makes between per hour, and per year depending on their experience and qualifications.

Is there a demand for Controls Technicians in Alabama?

Absolutely, there's a significant demand for Controls Technicians in Alabama. This need stems from the state's growing industrial sector, including manufacturing and automotive industries, which rely heavily on automation and control systems. With advancements in technology and an emphasis on efficiency and productivity, skilled technicians who can install, maintain, and repair these systems are increasingly sought after. Whether you're just starting your career or looking to shift into a high-demand field, now is an excellent time to explore opportunities as a Controls Technician in Alabama.

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