Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
Country: United States
We are currently searching for the right person for a fantastic opportunity. This is a direct hire, permanent position for a highly motivated field service engineer with experience in the combined heat & power industry.
Duties & Responsibilities-
Performing technical advisory duties on the phone, assisting system operators and regional primary level field service technicians.
Monitoring system performance via remote control on-line, diagnoses technical malfunctions / operator errors, and provides solutions.
Answers telephone calls from system operators and field technicians, and provides technical guidance.
Direct critical cases that are difficult to solve to appropriate specialized personnel when necessary, as well as respond to questions (both verbal and written) and facilitate responses on complex technical issues; follow up with management to ensure requests are carried out and action is coordinated.
Regularly travel to job site locations to perform preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, unscheduled service, and troubleshooting, mechanical & electrical repairs on natural gas and bio-gas engines, generator sets, and CHP power generation equipment.
Involvement in engine overhauls, electrical & mechanical testing and calibration.
Regularly improve and update product knowledge by participating in educational and product training opportunities.
Update technical records, and compile service & maintenance reports.
Maintain designated project & service record folders, and practice good record keeping.
Contribute to a pleasant and positive work atmosphere where all team members feel important and responsible. Adapt to the diverse needs of a small team and address internal and external requirements with flexibility and creativity.
Perform other such tasks as needed and as requested by management
Non Essential Duties & Responsibilities-
Assists the Company in any necessary duties to achieve Company goals.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Limited supervision. Work is performed to a large extent on own responsibility after assignment, with some choice of method. Employee is allowed to develop own method within reason.
Mistakes and errors in judgment are expensive to correct and therefore they must be avoided.
This position involves regular work with confidential information of major importance, which if disclosed may be detrimental to the company's interests.
Purchases or informs management of needed supplies or equipment necessary for overall performance, usually as directed
The candidate must have a strong reciprocating engine and electrical background with the ability to display a high level of skill and understanding regarding internal combustion engines, generator sets, ideally natural gas engines, but will consider applicants that have experience with diesel standby or other EPG engine technologies (e.g. compression engines).
Will also consider technicians that have a more holistic background and excellent experience and track record in the area of complex technologies.
Be able to complete technical start-up of gas engines and CHP power systems.
Independently diagnose and repair power systems.
Basic working knowledge of advanced controls, safety shut-downs, circuit breakers and control panel wiring.
Must be available to work over-time and occasionally travel on weekends.
Must be able and willing to travel.
Must be able to work independently.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated proficiency composing written communications.
Outstanding interpersonal skills.
Excellent telephone skills and computer knowledge.
High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
Resourceful, well organized, highly dependable, efficient and detail oriented.
Must present a positive, professional, and team player attitude.
Must be flexible and able to adapt to change quickly.
Must possess a valid driverís license no more than one (1) moving violation in the past three years.
Must possess or be able to attain a passport
German language skills would be a great advantage, but are not required.
Experience and knowledge of IP Networking including troubleshooting.
Education and Experience-
High School Diploma or GED as a minimum.
Formal training in reference to engines, complex mechanical & electrical systems.
Preferable a person with some practical training / education (e.g. apprentice program, etc.) Technical Degree or Certification (e.g. trade school or EGSA) a plus.
Minimum of four years experience in this or a related industry.
The candidate would normally have attained the required skills and knowledge through completion of adequate coursework / training, combined with related practical experience.
Microsoft Office software proficiency.
Able to read and understand P&ID, Electrical Schematics, and Equipment Mechanical Drawings.
Starting salary - $55,000 - $80,000 per year (D.O.E.)
Per Diem (when traveling)
Extensive training (overseas)
All tools and service van provided!
If you are searching for a great opportunity with a fantastic company this may be the chance you are looking for! If you are qualified and interested please reply with your resume or call 440-210-1944.
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