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Field Service Engineer – Switchgear and Controls Commissioning, Power Distribution – DC Area

Washington DC Area, VA

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Description

Field Service Engineer – Switchgear and Controls Commissioning, Power Distribution – DC Area – Direct Hire

 

  • Are you looking for a career opportunity in a very critical and stable industry - power distribution equipment?
  • Do you have 2+ years of experience commissioning switchgear and controls (plc’s) in an industrial automation or datacenter environment?
  • Are you able to work at customer sites up to 50% of the time in and out of the territory?

We are working with an international OEM of power distribution equipment that is searching for a Field Service Engineer on a direct hire basis in the Washington DC area that will work at the customer sites up to 50%.  In this position you will perform installation and commissioning of power distribution equipment in industrial automation, industrial facilities and data centers.

 

Note: This position pays $35-$39/hr.; OT, full benefits, full expenses

Note: Relocation assistance to the DC area is available for the position

 

Main Job Functions:

  • Perform the installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical and PLC components and subassemblies for the switchgear and controls for the equipment
  • Commissioning of equipment on site within specifications
  • Perform modification to programming of PLC’s for automation, protection or monitoring devices
  • Provide preventive maintenance, field installations and repairs of the installed equipment
  • Give technical product support and training
  • Work with project management to select and coordinate the installation and replacement of parts

Job Requirements

  • Technical, vocational education/degree or related experience
  • 2+ yrs. of experience working in a field service role with commissioning of electrical equipment
  • Travel up to 50% of the time in the Washington DC Area; travel outside of the area, including international, may be required
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Ability to read drawings, electrical schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Experienced with switchgear and electrical controls system.
  • Experienced with programming PLC’s or automatic transfer switch controls
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