Field Service Engineer
An industrial automation company seeks an experienced Field Service Engineer to join the team!
  • Providence, RI
  • $95,000
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A bit about us:

New England's premier resource for electrical control components and industrial automation products!

Why join us?

Family-owned company!
Most employees have been with the company for 25+ years!

Job Details

Job Duties:
  • Safely use tools appropriate to a given task (voltage-rated and standard hand tools; power tools; electrical testing and monitoring equipment; fabrication equipment); assure the quality of work through the use of precision calibration equipment and procedures
  • Work safely at all times, and perform necessary housekeeping. Keep personal safety and that of others always as the first goal
  • Estimate required tools and materials for assigned tasks; communicate requirements to ensure parts, supplies, etc. are on hand for task
  • Performing factory-certified commissioning and startup of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)
  • Troubleshooting process issues including electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and servo/motion issues to determine if a PLC/software problem or a mechanical/process problem. Ability to prepare and implement a corrective action plan.
  • Work from prints, diagrams, schematics, specifications, instructions, operations manuals, and manufacturer’s manuals and specifications, to perform repairs.
  • Contribute multi-craft skills as required to assist in or complete assigned field service and engineering tasks
  • Travel up to 50% in New England Region. Weekdays, with limited or no overnights.
  • Company service vehicle is included.
Additional Skills:
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and panel diagrams, single line diagrams, P&IDs, and conduit and wire schedule
  • Be able to manage projects including interfacing with customers, vendors and suppliers, and trades on field projects.
  • Ability to evaluate project documentation to determine functional requirements and identify any missing information or technical details.
  • Able to prepare professional presentations and technical documents.
  • Assigned housekeeping responsibilities.
Experience: Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field preferred but not required. High School Diploma +3-5 years field experience is acceptable
  • Prior experience (2+ years) in an automation/industrial environment
  • VFD setup, configurations, commissioning
  • Reading comprehension, mathematics and writing
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Organized with attention to detail
Must be competent in all of the following skills:
  • Process control commissioning and troubleshooting
  • VFD setup, integration, and commissioning.
  • Basic Knowledge of AC and DC circuits and trouble shooting ability
  • Ability to utilize CAD software for creating and modifying schematics and drawing
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to set up, calibrate and troubleshoot pressure, temperature, flow meters
  • 0-10 volt and 4-20 ma loop knowledge and troubleshooting
The following is preferred but not required:
  • PLC’s: IDEC, Allen Bradley, Siemens, Automation Direct
  • HMI development, Exor, Eaton, Panelview, Automation Direct
  • Knowledge of control networks (IP and Modbus) and SCADA systems
  • Working knowledge of the N.E.C.
  • Working knowledge of UL508A

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