atlanta | Senior Field Service Technician - ABB in Augusta, GA

Senior Field Service Technician - ABB

  • ABB
  • 4026 Mike Padgett Hwy
  • Augusta, GA 30906
  • Full-Time
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Typical duties/responsibilities for field service may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Perform complex field service operations that typically present unusual problems requiring strong technical skills.

Provide leadership in the assembly and operation of laboratory and field service test equipment. Conduct tests requiring selection and adaptation or modification of equipment and procedures. Compile and evaluate data to determine and resolve operating problems or malfunctions. Develop recommendations and prepare reports for review. Maintain detailed records and logs.

Troubleshoot and repair equipment, applying own knowledge and experience. Recommend changes such as new equipment or modified procedures to improve performance and customer satisfaction. Conduct detailed inventories and inspections to determine necessary maintenance and repairs, and assist in determining resource requirements.

Lead the performance of assigned field services projects such as non-destructive examinations and analysis. May be responsible for direction, analysis and reports involving complex test projects.

Assist in planning and coordinating team efforts. Guide less experienced technicians and instruct them in proper and safe operation of equipment. Often work non standard schedules at field locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions.

Often work non standard schedules at off-site locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions.

Follow safety policies and procedures.

Assignments require thorough understanding of Company products and equipment, namely Circuit Breakers, Gas Insulated Substations from 69kV through 170kV or higher, and Generator Circuit Breakers, general engineering concepts and principles, construction techniques and ability to communicate effectively. Commissioning experience carrying out high voltage tests. Handling of SF6 Sulfur Hexafluoride gas. Work is subject to general overview to ensure quality. Requires ability to select most effective approaches and adapting standard practices and procedures to resolve complex semi-technical problems. Requires strong communications skills and ability to lead less experienced staff. Decisions and actions are based on individual knowledge and experience, and may affect quality, delay schedules and result in rework as assignments are not subject to close scrutiny. Highly complex problems are referred to supervisor.

Requirements:

Basic qualifications:

-Associates Degree/Technical diploma in an electrical or mechanical related field and 8+ years of experience dealing with High Voltage equipment, from which 2 years related experience with high voltage (69kV..550kV) Gas Insulated Substations
- Alternatively, a Bachelors degree in engineering may replace 4 years of High Voltage equipment experience.

Preferred qualifications:
Bachelors degree in engineering
Experience with Generator Circuit Breakers
Candidates must be comfortable using basic hand tools.
Mechanical aptitude is preferred.


Associated topics: automotive, breakdown, calibrate, customer service, diagnose, field service, machine maintenance, machine repair, maintenance, mechanical


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.