Field Service Engineer - Des Moines, IA area

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Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)


Thomas & Betts Power Solutions is seeking a Field Service Engineer to perform routine professional level tasks or assist with more complex assignments involving the installation, modification, test or repair of Company products and equipment.

Typical duties/responsibilities for field service may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Perform routine engineering activities associated with various field projects. Assist with the more complex installation, start-up, test, modification and repair work. Monitor progress and quality, and inform senior engineer of problems.

* Compile operational data, compare with predicted performance and determine variations. Analyze nature and scope of routine problems and provide information for resolution. Maintain detailed records and logs.

* Utilize computer programs for various engineering, administrative, and office procedural purposes. Perform calculations and provide pertinent data and information.

* Participate in, and assist more experienced engineers involved in a variety of field operations, in order to gain experience and a better understanding of field service responsibilities. Assist in providing direction to crafts people.

Complexity of Tasks: Assignments require application of basic engineering concepts and principles, general understanding of field service operations and ability to communicate effectively. Errors would typically have minor impact.


Basic Qualifications:

* High School Diploma with 7 years of experience with Power Electronics or related field;


* Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or similar engineering degree with 5 years of experience with Power Electronics or related field


* Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or similar engineering degree with at least 3 years of experience with Power Electronics or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

* Ability to travel 75% - 80%

* Ability to work independently

* Motor Vehicle Report - requires clean driving record

* Strong communication skills

* Ability to adhere and follow all company safety standards

Additional information

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Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Business Unit Electrification Solutions

Date posted: 2018-04-10 Job function: Service and Maintenance Publication ID: US64959333_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees