Field Service Engineer
Company: Nidec Industrial Solutions
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description Position Summary This position will establish
local service in the specified area to serve active customer in
metal, pulp&paper but more in the specifi for cranes market ,
future business (start-up installs) and upcoming projects. This is
a home office position that required extensive travel in the East
Coast and sometimes in other areas in the US. We are looking for a
canditate located in the area between Baltimore (MD) and Charlotte
(NC). Commission, troubleshoot, field design, and repair AC and DC
motor control systems in a variety of different industries. This
position required extensive travel, non-standard work hours and
on-call, and the environment can include tight work spaces and
heights up to 300 feet. The field work is primarily in North
America, but there are occasions for International travel as well.
The service engineer is an integral/primary point of contact
between Nidec Avtron and our customers. The above is done while
either working in the field or from our office when not on the
road. Essential Job Functions Commission new systems by one self or
part of a team on larger projects Work closely with system
engineers on project testing and functionality Provide emergency
field service for customers when equipment or a process breaks
Provide telephone, email, and other support to customer engineering
and maintenance staff Make the new equipment work on the customer's
machine. Every machine is unique and has its own nuances Analyze
and provide alternate solutions to a problem and select the optimal
solution Be able to evaluate and determine solutions working as
part of tem or in a singular situation Work within the guidelines
of the company service processes Sell additional value added
services, spare parts, upgrades etc. when visiting customer sites
or other opportunities arise
Working Conditions The Field Service Engineer travels out of
town as part of this position. The engineer must be able to travel
on little or short notice for emergency repairs. Repair trips might
be a day or less, or could be a week or so. Start-ups usually have
more notice and planning time concerning departure dates.
Travel percentage target is 40- 60%. (Days out/Regular work days
per month), occasional travel to a foreign country, possibly 3rd
Work locations may require climbing access ladders or be able to
negotiate tight work spaces, crane heights up to 300 feet.
Walk long distance from parking lot into plant. Sometimes traverse
long cases of stairs between plant floors or climb onto various
parts of a machine.
Carry service bag (25-50lbs), laptop case/caddy, as well as other
Use small hand tools, screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, etc.
Work occasional long hours in the field. Startups are typically
12-14 hour days. An emergency repair could be longer but should
never be beyond a safe length of time.
Negotiate and navigate airports, airports concourses, and parking
Have clean driving record and drive to customer locations, either
from airports or Cleveland home office.
Field work requires wearing and working in appropriate safety g
Education/License Requirements Bachelor of Science in Electrical
Engineering or Engineering Technology or equivalent is
Associate's Degree in EE or ET will be considered with a minimum of
3 years of industry experience.
Experience Requirements 3-5 years of experience with industrial
controls AC or DC drives experience required PLC and HMI's
Competencies Strong technical skills, in electric fundamentals
as well as computers Aggressive, goal oriented self-driver with
strong work ethic Innovative, creative person Excellent
communication skills Company Description Nidec Industrial Solutions
[NIS] is a $500M Business Unit of Nidec Corporation, a $15 Billion+
global company focused on motors, power-controls, and automation.
NIS is headquartered in Milan, Italy with footprint in 10 countries
and growing. Our US operations (NIS-Americas) is based in the
Cleveland area, OH (Brooklyn Heights, OH). NIS Americas projects
span a range of applications including Battery Energy Storage
Systems (BESS), Electrical & Control Systems for STS Cranes and
other material-handling applications, Control & Automation systems
for Pulp & Paper machinery as well as Steel mills, etc. We
engineer, procure, build/assemble, startup, and service these
systems and installations.
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