Field Service Technician
Saint Rose, LA 70087
Prepare for each work assignment by studying wiring diagrams, drawings and related specifications and understanding all requirements prior to proceeding with work.
Travel to jobsites in provided (take-home) vehicle, primarily along the US Gulf Coast, but also to other parts of the US (flying when requested) and infrequently overseas.
Verify that company s equipment is properly installed, wired and/or plumbed, according to the drawings and specifications provided.
Terminate field wiring, calibrate equipment and demonstrate satisfactory operation to customer and/or regulatory authorities.
Troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning electronic and mechanical equipment and systems.
Use provided computer and software to access and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC); report back and modify as instructed by programming department.
Keep meticulous time records, provide detailed service reports, thoroughly communicate field changes to engineering department, completing all documentation promptly.
When not required for field service, work as instructed in company production shop to assemble and/or test various components and systems.
Keep work environment clean and company vehicle, tools and other equipment in good working order; work in a meticulous and quality-minded manner.
Participate in weekly 24 hour on-call rotation, typically on a 4-5-week cycle.
Understand and follow all safety rules and procedures and promote safety in others.
Perform other related duties and activities, as directed by supervisor
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.
High school diploma or equivalent; Associate degree through technical school preferred; Vocational training in electronics. Three years of related work experience; excellent working knowledge of electronic and mechanical equipment and systems; understanding of PLC logic and programming
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must be able to climb ladders and work at moderate heights. Good vision and manual dexterity to manipulate and fasten intricate parts and wires.
Employee must be available for extensive travel to job sites, including overnight and extended stays.