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Field Service Engineer – Switchgear Commissioning – Washington DC – Direct Hire

Washington DC Area, VA

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Field Service Engineer – Switchgear Commissioning – Washington DC – Direct Hire

 

  • Do you have 2+ years of switchgear commissioning experience in manufacturing automation, industrial or datacenter environment? (This is a must have for the position)
  • Are you looking for a career opportunity in a very critical and stable industry - power distribution equipment?
  • Are you able to work at customer sites up to 80% of the time in a very large territory with many days of overnight travel?
  • Would you like to work for a very professional and service focused team that pay hourly with extensive OT pay?
  • Are you located in or able to relocate with assistance to the Washington DC Area?

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 $32-$39/hr.; OT, full benefits, full expenses

Note: Must be located in or relocated to the DC area with assistance

 

Main Job Functions:

  • Perform the installation, maintenance, repair and commissioning of switchgear 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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