Robotics Technician


What You'll Do

ArcBest Technologies, an ArcBest® company, is an innovative technology company that provides custom-built solutions and leading-edge technologies that help our customers and suppliers successfully navigate the complex supply chain landscape. Our team is made up of highly engaged and creative tech and analytical professionals — engineers, mathematicians, data scientists, software developers, information system specialists and more — who create smart solutions that deliver value to our customers and keep the global supply chain moving. We’re building the future of logistics.

ArcBest Technologies is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Our people are at the heart of our success, and we offer a workplace that embraces all cultures, perspectives, and experiences — so we can provide the best atmosphere for our employees and the best service to our customers. If that sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.

Learn more about who ArcBest Technologies is and what we do along with ArcBest's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

What you’ll do

We’re looking for a Robotics Technician to join the ArcBest Technologies team. The Robotics Technician helps implement cutting-edge robotics solutions in the warehousing logistics space. This position is a cross-disciplinary role which works in conjunction with various engineering disciplines to design, prototype, troubleshoot and deploy robotics systems. The Robotics Technician is critical to ensure ArcBest Technologies delivers safe and reliable automation solutions and superior service to stakeholders.

Your contribution may include:

  • Work on projects ranging from small electromechanical or hydraulic assemblies to fully integrated robots.
  • Debug, test, maintain, and repair autonomous mobile robots or automation equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain PLCs, HMI, sensors, controllers, and other automation related equipment.
  • Prototype, build, and troubleshoot experimental hardware alongside engineering teams and researchers.
  • Conduct preventative or corrective maintenance action of autonomous mobile robots or other automation equipment.
  • Create and maintain detailed records of issue resolution, logging events during the repair workflow, and accounting of parts consumed.
  • Read engineering drawings, assembly diagrams, and electrical schematics, or other verbal, digital and written instructions to build and install electro-mechanical components.
  • Follow written work instructions and help engineers develop processes through open feedback and documentation.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace.
  • Work in a team setting to accomplish department goals.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.

As a Robotics Technician, you will be a member of the ArcBest Technologies Technology Research & Development team in Fort Smith, AR. Your hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with irregular hours that may occur depending on workload.

Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:

Education: Minimum, associate’s degree in robot technology or a related major. Bachelor’s degree in robot technology or related, preferred.

Experience: Zero to two years’ experience in related field, preferred.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact or call us at (479) 785-8963. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.

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