Field Service Technician : Jack of all trades

Industrial Maintenance & Engineering (IM&E) - Nashville, TN (30+ days ago)

This position is responsible for providing customer on-site diagnosis, maintenance, repair, installation, and/or removal of basic to moderately complex electromechanical motors and equipment. Position will partner with Supervisor on complex jobs; May work independently on small to medium accounts and/or moderately complex jobs.

The essential job functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Read work scopes to determine job status, work authorizations/limitations, description of problems, and/or expected serviceability.
  • Analyze and diagnose motors and equipment prior to repair and/or removal.
  • Determine if repairs can be completed in the field or if equipment needs to be sent to the shop for repair.
  • Disassemble basic to moderately complex electromechanical equipment noting parts identification, configuration, and condition. Assist in the disassembly of complex equipment.
  • Repair, install, and/or remove basic to moderately complex motors and equipment. Assist in the repair, installation, and/or removal of complex equipment.
  • Perform basic tests of electromechanical equipment and document accordingly. Troubleshoot known or suspected problems.

The position requirements are:

  • Associate's degree and/or trade school degree in electrical or mechanical studies preferred.
  • Three years of hands-on experience with mechanical or electrical equipment.
  • AC and/or DC experience and knowledge including working with small or large horsepower motors and equipment.
  • Based on location, may require Vibration Institute Certification, Category I or must be working toward Category I Certification.
  • Strong interpersonal skills working directly with customers at their work sites.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little direction on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work in a team on complex customer jobs.
  • Ability to perform basic math functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division including understanding fractions and percentages.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to understand, perform, and retain various job related training, operational, and safety procedures.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, judgment, and decision making related to routine duties within set company standards.
  • Ability to operate overhead cranes, fork lift trucks, and other equipment.
  • Ability to operate various hand tools and dill press.
  • Although seldom, ability to work in confined spaces.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $23.00 /hour


  • Mechanic/Field Service: 5 years


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