Field Service Electronics Technician

Description:

Summary

The Field Technician position will operate independently from CTI's main office, traveling to customers' locations for start-up, calibration, light installation, and/or repair a variety of gas detection systems. The Field Technician will also be responsible for training plant personnel on how to use the gas detection systems and also writing reports for PSM documentation. A typical work week may include three weeknights in a hotel, with the remainder of the week working at home if needed.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Gas Detection Systems
  • Calibrating gas detection systems and sensors
  • Trouble shooting gas detection systems and sensors
  • Repairing gas detection systems and sensors
  • Trouble shooting 120VAC and 24VDC circuits to include wiring, relay logic and PLC functions
  • Translate system operation scope and user functions to personnel
  • Coordination scope of work and system recommendations with plant engineers and personnel
  • Ensure full satisfaction of work performed under unrestricted guidelines
  • Report Writing
  • Write/Edit reports for PSM documentation
  • Must be sufficient in MS Word, MS Excel and Acrobat PDF
  • Qualifications/Required skills
  • Understanding of electronic circuit fundamentals
  • Familiarity with PLCs, relay logic, and industrial control systems
  • Electrical/Electronics troubleshoots skills using electronic equipment
  • Soldering and circuit assembly tasks
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well in industrial environments
  • Ability to travel nationwide (on short notice if needed)
  • Familiarity with standard PC applications
  • Associates degree in electronics or equivalent
  • 2 years industrial controls experience or equivalent
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Ability to problem solve/gather information needed to complete jobs
  • Remote Employee

Gas Detection Systems

  • Calibrating gas detection systems and sensors
  • Prepare self and trainees with information needed for reference. Perform proper maintenance and calibration per the manufacturer's detail. Take measurements, gain access to all sensor and panel locations.
  • Trouble Shooting gas detection systems and sensors
  • Use a DMM and/or other approved measurement devices to locate electrical/electronic/component issues. Enact proper methods of troubleshooting such as substitution and repeatability observations.
  • Repairing gas detection systems and sensors
  • Determine best long-term method for repair. Translate solutions using CTI products when possible.
  • Trouble shooting 120VAC and 24VDC circuits to include wiring, relay logic and PLC functions
  • Use a DMM and/or other approved measurement devices to locate electrical/electronic/component issues. Work with knowledgeable/qualified/approved plant personnel to safely assist in gathering needed information and results.
  • Translate system operation scope and user functions to personnel
  • A field tech must be able to communicate to plant personnel how a singular sensor and also an entire gas detection system works and operates. The field tech must be able to show the plant personnel how to use the equipment. Once the field tech leaves the plant the plant personnel should feel comfortable operating the system.
  • Coordination scope of work and system recommendations with plant engineers and personnel
  • A field tech must be able write up a recommendation plan for plants and then be able to explain the plan to plant personnel and tell them why the recommendations make sense and are needed.
  • Ensure full satisfaction of work performed under unrestricted guidelines
  • CTI always makes sure the customer is satisfied with service performed and products sold. A field tech must do the same thing when servicing a plant. The plant personnel must be completely satisfied with the field techs' work.

Report Writing

  • Write/edit reports for PSM documentation
  • Utilize computer skills and software to complete reports. Take and maintain meticulous notes from service visits of any type. Gather accurate information to detail leak detection system and associated output functions. Data entry of notes and use of CTI approved terminology. Meet deadlines.
  • MS Word, MS Excel and Acrobat PDF
  • In order for a field tech to write good reports and be able to gather the information needed to do service jobs they must be sufficient in Word, Excel and Acrobat PDF.


Requirements:

Qualifications/Required skills

  • Understanding of electronic circuit fundamentals
  • Ability to exercise component and personal safety to maintain, troubleshoot, and diagnose electrical components.
  • Familiarity with PLCs, relay logic, and industrial control systems
  • Strong understanding of AC and DC circuitry. Strong understanding of relay integration methods and functionality. Understand field components, wire situations/connectivity, and PLC purpose.
  • Electrical/electronic troubleshoots skills using electronic equipment
  • Use a DMM and/or other approved measurement devices to locate electrical/electronic/component issues. Enact proper methods of troubleshooting such as substitution and repeatability observations.
  • Soldering and circuit assembly tasks
  • Field replace surface components, switches, wire connections when applicable.
  • Strong communication skills
  • A Field Tech must have good communication skills. He/she must be able to communicate through phone, text, email and in person sufficiently. Being able to communicate with plant personnel and the main office is crucial to being a successful field tech. Being a remote employee makes these skills even more important.
  • Ability to work well in industrial environments

This means being able to work in a wide range of conditions:

  • Cold
  • Dirty
  • Heights
  • Warm
  • Confined spaces
  • Rooftops
  • Boats


  • Ability to travel nationwide (on short notice if needed)
  • Fields Techs need to be comfortable traveling by car and plane nationwide. Most jobs will be scheduled weeks or even months out but, on some occasions, traveling will be short notice and the field tech may only have a day or two of notice.
  • Familiarity with standard PC applications
  • Daily use of PC to write reports, communicate, perform job specific research.
  • Ability to problem solve/gather information needed to complete jobs
  • Contact manufacturers and/or distributors of equipment to effectively and properly maintain/calibrate leak detection equipment and associated components.






PI174713900

Posted
04/26/2022
Type
Full Time
Salary Range
$51,000.00 - $95,000.00
per Year
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Location
Bakersfield, CA, 93301, US