Field Service Technician - Experienced

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SEEK Professionals
WI, United States

Phone: 920-964-0333
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Field Service Technician - Experienced


Elgin, IL 



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Job Description:

Are you an experienced Field Service Technician?  Would you like to work for a well established mechanical components company?  Our customer is hiring a talented, experienced, Field Service Technician to join their team in Elgin, IL
As a Technician you will go on field service calls within the United States to inspect, repair, install, and start-up gear drives and other transmission parts on customer sites. You will determine the cause of failure and provide possible corrective actions. Must have the ability to read and work from blueprints, parts lists, and assembly protocols. There will be use of parts washers, freezers, ovens, cranes, fork trucks, presses, torches, hand, and power tools. You will be responsible for disassembling units, inspecting disassembled parts, the write up and reporting on failed parts, and recommendation of replacement parts.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Service and maintenance of gear drives which include bevel, helical, planetary, worm gear, mixer drive, mill drive, single and double screw extruder units, hoist and swing gear drives, variator drives, marine drives, couplings and their subassemblies
  • Ability to analyze and resolve issues independently and efficiently
  • Write customer facing reports, including photography
  • Create expense reports
Education and Experience:
  • 10 years prior experience in power transmission, heavy equipment assembly, or wind gearbox applications.
  • Equivalent of 5 years’ experience specifically in field service operations.
  • Certification from MSHA, part 46 or 48 preferred.
  • Crane and rigging experience necessary
  • Relevant work experience e.g. electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, maintenance/troubleshooting in a military, industrial, or automotive industry
  • Lathe and surface grinder experience
  • Knowledge and experience with blueprints, metric system, work standards, ISO and quality documentation, basic gearing and bearings.
  • Advanced mechanical skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Physically and mentally able to work suspended from heights and in confined spaces.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders generally up to 125 meters in height or similar, ability to
    lift, push, pull, carry items up to 50 lbs. in weight, and the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, and bend for prolonged periods of time.
  • Flexible travel schedule.  Weekends may be required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
Please forward a resume to Doug Hammond at apply at or call 920-964-0333.
Must be legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship.
About SEEK Professionals
You are a person with unique skills, experience and education.  When you want to be heard and when you want to be matched with great career opportunities that are right for you, you can count on SEEK Professionals. Since 1971, our professional staffing consultants have been Servicing Your Success®.  You’ll find that the process is thorough and that your experience is personalized.
SEEK Professionals is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, genetic, military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.