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Field Service Technician

Company Name: Design Group
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 2/28/2013
Posting Expiry Date: 10/30/2013
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Job # 41521: Field Service Technician


Job Code: #41521
Title: Field Service Technician
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Manufacturing
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date Posted: 12-Feb-2013

Job Description:

Design Group London, requires a Field Service Technician, for our client, an industry leader in the manufacture and service of load transfer units, industrial control products and power control systems, for the province of Ontario. This is a permanent position offering a competitive salary, bonus plan, benefit & pension program, paid overtime, company service vehicle, cellphone and laptop.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their credentials to

The responsibilities as a Field Service Technician will require you to be self-directed and responsible for start-up, repair, maintenance, modification and troubleshooting of load transfer units, and paralleling switchgear systems following standard procedures and according to service contracts.

Job Overview: The successful candidate will perform field service work in accordance with service agreements to conduct maintenance, modifications, start-up and validation of Load Transfer Switch and Power Control Systems in addition to troubleshooting, adjustment and repair services on all above systems
Prepare service reports outlining any design recommendations that may be shared with the Product Engineering groups
Provide follow-up action, as required, with reference to Field Service trips
Conduct training sessions in the operation, maintenance, theory and design of the equipment
Perform field modifications to Load Transfer Units and/or Power Control Products or its intended operation
Responds to customer service and emergency calls
The unique nature of this role requires individuals to work irregular hours 24 - 7 (weekdays. weekends, evenings, nights, overtime)

Qualifications & Experience: College Diploma or University Degree in Electrical Engineering or other related field
Knowledge of 3 phase electrical power 600 volt & building distribution / generators/breakers
Use of oscilloscope; special test equipment, and standard laboratory instruments and meters
Operate Company vehicle with supply and equipment
Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as PC skills in Microsoft Windows based software
Demonstrate a strong knowledge in reading electrical schematic drawings and programming PLC's and be able to effectively troubleshoot or create PLC programs
Be self-motivated, calm under pressure
The successful candidate will be required to pass a full background / credit check and undergo security clearance upon hire
Travel across Canada and travel to the US for training

Please note: Individuals will be required to subject themselves to security clearance screening and drug and alcohol testing at secure/safe sensitive sites and other required clearances as deemed necessary by the customer

Design Group would like to thank everyone for their interest; however, only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.