Field Service Tech- San Jose
BENEFITS: regular training, favorable work environment, generous profit sharing, 401K, full medical and dental coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, life insurance, uniforms and cell phone. Pay is negotiable and depends on experience. Perform planned and corrective maintenance on industrial air compressors, blowers, and vacuum or pump systems.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Service Repairs (95%)
Perform service repairs in the field at various customer sites. Review work order and related manuals, blueprints and schematic diagrams to determine tasks to be performed and tools, equipment and parts needed for service assignment.
Such duties include, but are not limited to:
** Repair industrial machinery; such as, air compressors (5-500HP), positive displacement pumps, liquid ring pumps, refrigerated dryers, desiccant dryers, and vacuum systems.
** On field service calls, discuss assignment with customer’s representative and inspect installation site to verify that electrical supply wires, conduit, switches and circuit breakers are installed according to specifications.
** Read/follow sketches, schematics, blueprints, manufacturer’s specifications and maintenance manuals to determine troubleshooting procedure.
** Troubleshoot, diagnose and perform repairs using system troubleshooting methodology and diagnostic tools.
** Interpret readings on gages, indicators and dials.
** Visually inspect and listen to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
** Dismantle machines and equipment to gain access to problem area, using hand tools and power tools.
** Inspect and measure parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.
** Realign and adjusts components
** Apply knowledge of electrical circuits, mechanics, and pneumatics.
** Verify that electrical power is reaching the compressed air equipment and that voltage is as specified, using testing instruments.
** Test electrical components; such as, wiring, switches and relays, using test instruments, and replace faulty components.
** Troubleshoot PLC’s with diagnostic tools.
** Locate damaged air pipes on machine; may measure, cut threads or install pipe.
** Repair broken parts, using brazing, soldering & welding equipment, and hand tools.
** Start machine and equipment to test operation following repair.
** May train customer’s staff in operation of compressed air machinery.
Shop or Vehicle Clean-up and/or inventory; administrative duties (5%)
** Maintain company vehicle
** Organize and manage truck’s stock parts and tools
** Complete time cards, work orders & paperwork legibly and in a timely manner
** Education: High School Diploma or GED
** Specialized training: Mechanics, Refrigeration (highly desired), Electrical Circuitry
** Previous Experience: Mechanical, 3 phase electrical, Refrigeration.
Exert force of 50-100 lbs. occasionally and 25-50 lbs. frequently, 10-20 lbs. constantly.
Electrical controls experience helpful
1-3 years industrial maintenance experience
Apply system troubleshooting skills effectively
Ability to recognize common mechanical and electrical components/read schematics
Effective customer relations skills
Must have a valid drivers license and insurable driving record
Some overtime work and occasional overnight travel