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Calibration Field Service Technician

Company: Calibration Technologies, Inc
Location: Yakima
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
SummaryThe 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 ResponsibilitiesGas Detection SystemsCalibrating gas detection systems and sensorsTrouble shooting gas detection systems and sensorsRepairing gas detection systems and sensorsTrouble shooting 120VAC and 24VDC circuits to include wiring, relay logic and PLC functionsTranslate system operation scope and user functions to personnelCoordination scope of work and system recommendations with plant engineers and personnelEnsure full satisfaction of work performed under unrestricted guidelinesReport WritingWrite/Edit reports for PSM documentationMust be sufficient in MS Word, MS Excel and Acrobat PDFQualifications/Required skillsUnderstanding of electronic circuit fundamentalsFamiliarity with PLCs, relay logic, and industrial control systemsElectrical/Electronics troubleshoots skills using electronic equipmentSoldering and circuit assembly tasksStrong communication skillsAbility to work well in industrial environmentsAbility to travel nationwide (on short notice if needed)Familiarity with standard PC applicationsAssociates degree in electronics or equivalent2 years industrial controls experience or equivalentReliable vehicleAbility to problem solve/gather information needed to complete jobsRemote EmployeeGas Detection SystemsCalibrating gas detection systems and sensorsPrepare 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 sensorsUse 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 sensorsDetermine 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 functionsUse 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 personnelA 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 personnelA 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 guidelinesCTI 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 WritingWrite/edit reports for PSM documentationUtilize 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 PDFIn 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 skillsUnderstanding of electronic circuit fundamentalsAbility to exercise component and personal safety to maintain, troubleshoot, and diagnose electrical components.Familiarity with PLCs, relay logic, and industrial control systemsStrong 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 equipmentUse 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 tasksField replace surface components, switches, wire connections when applicable.Strong communication skillsA 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 environmentsThis means being able to work in a wide range of conditions:ColdDirtyHeightsWarmConfined spacesRooftopsBoatsAbility 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 applicationsDaily use of PC to write reports, communicate, perform job specific research.Ability to problem solve/gather information needed to complete jobsContact manufacturers and/or distributors of equipment to effectively and properly maintain/calibrate leak detection equipment and associated components.PI183038695

Keywords: Calibration Technologies, Inc, Yakima , Calibration Field Service Technician, IT / Software / Systems , Yakima, Washington

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