Field Technician

Field Technician

PDS Tech, Inc. | Gallup, NM, 87301, US
Salary Range:$35,000 – $45,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 15 days ago

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PDS Tech is currently seeking a Field Technician for our client in Gallup, NM

At a glance, this position is responsible for providing buildout of preliminary field installations, testing and commissioning of deployed systems and preventative maintenance and repairs of installed equipment within a fast-growing, mission-driven business that is committed to solving the global water crisis.

In this role, you will:
  • Install new Hydropanel systems.
  • Assist distribution partners and independent installers in the installation of Hydropanel systems.
  • Perform commissioning and performance testing of deployed Hydropanels systems.
  • Submit proper project closeout documentation of deployed Hydropanel systems to the clients headquarters for accurate data measurement.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, repairs, equipment modifications, and troubleshooting of Hydropanels arrays at various sites.
  • Submit daily reporting of maintenance/repair work performed, schedule updates, and project progress.
  • Commission and test panels evaluating performance and readiness.
  • Set up and trouble shoot communications, (TCP/IP, 2G, 3G, LTE, GSM, etc.)
  • Test, Analyze, and Repair problems in panels.
  • Coordinate on-site project planning, installations, commissioning, quality inspections, and performance testing of those facilities.
  • Perform moderately complex but repetitive testing, and troubleshooting.
  • Use, maintain, and secure test devices and tools used to adjust, calibrate, and repair equipment.
  • Ensure that service commitments are met within the expected response time.
  • Manage tool and spares inventory and restock as necessary.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability communicate effectively up, down, and laterally across all departmental borders.
  • Demonstrated experience in generating and coordinating responses to field service tickets.

  • 2+ consecutive years of experience in general construction, plumbing, telecommunications, solar PV, solar thermal, or equivalent work experience.
  • Complete required paperwork - time sheets, service orders, forms, inventory, expense reports, and equipment related items.
  • Adhere to departmental procedures and safety requirements (OSHA, NFPA 70E, etc.)
  • Valid DL and up to date passport.
  • Experience and comfort working at heights above 40 ft.
  • Aptitude for electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and roofing concepts.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple job locations running at one time.
  • Able to read and understand technical CAD drawings for site installs and SOPs.
  • Experience in efficiently mobilizing materials and scheduling crews.
  • Maintain a high work-rate for an extended day, on occasion up to 12 hours.
  • High level of professionalism and a positive demeanor.
  • Job requires travel domestically. Travel 60-90% of the time.


The ideal candidate excels is someone who embraces a mentality of Yes, If. Theyve got grit and tenacity and are ready to jump in and do whatever it takes to get the job done.
They also will have
  • Solid experience as a service technician or past experience in the skilled trades.
  • Specific experience in the areas of engineering, plumbing, roofing, DC power, photovoltaics, and kitchen construction are desired.

Physical Requirements:
Frequently lift 50+lbs, ability to pull, and push materials and equipment. Climbing ladders, stairs, and working on rooftops in adverse weather conditions are all essential functions of this job.
The typical work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM. Some overtime and weekends may be required when targets are not achieved.

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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