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Field Service Technician - Central Virginia


Location: Roanoke, VA 24011
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: March 28, 2024
Field Service Technician - Central Virginia Roanoke, VA 24011
Carotek – Technician, Warehouse, Driver & Branch Roles /
Technician, Warehouse, Driver & Branch Roles /
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Carotek, a SunSource company, provides process equipment solutions for the industrial, commercial and municipal markets in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia.  Carotek represents over 85 manufacturers as their process equipment distributor, representative, and repair center for pumps, blowers, heat exchangers, valves, instrumentation, IIoT, steam, hydronics and municipal products.
Will be responsible for commissioning, calibrating, troubleshooting and repairing a variety of equipment in processes at our customer’s industrial, commercial, pharmaceutical and municipal sites.  We’re looking for energetic, self-driven, qualified individuals to join our established Field Service team to perform work in the Central Virginia region. Regional travel only, home nightly most of the time, all work travel outside of trainings is done by company truck which you are provided.
You will be responsible for:
Commissioning, calibrating, troubleshooting and repairing a variety of flow meters, pressure transmitters, level transmitters, temperature transmitters, chart recorders, controllers and valves to meet customer’s requirements.
Visually inspecting, testing and recommending changes to ensure required installation meets manufactures’ standards for operation.
Observing processes, applying and developing tests and procedures to detect proper or malfunctioning operation of equipment, preparing reports and discussing findings with customer or sales representative, making changes or adjustments to improve operation or offering a course of action to resolve problems.
Dismantling defective instrumentation and equipment and replacing with new or repaired parts per the manufactures’ procedures.
Assembling, repairing and/or replacing related instrumentation and associated equipment.
Directing installers on the proper placement of equipment according to drawings and equipment manufactures’ recommendation.
Advising customer of proper installation requirements.
Conferring with other Field Service Technicians, manufactures representatives and customers to diagnose instrumentation and equipment malfunctions and provide technical solutions to resolve complex instrumentation and equipment requirements.
Training customer's representative(s) on the proper use, troubleshooting and maintenance of instrumentation and equipment and prepare related materials for spare parts.
Technical Capacity.  Problem Solving/Analysis. Customer/Client Focus. Initiative.
Associates degree in a technical field (preferably Instrumentation, Mechatronics, or Electronics Engineering Technology) or four plus years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficient with programmable logic controls, input/output, pneumatics, hydraulics, sensors, AC/DC, instrumentation, etc. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, networking, database management and Microsoft Windows components.
ISO 17025 Certification preferred but not required.
Working knowledge of Word, Excel, networking, database management and Microsoft Windows components.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Ability to convert standard measurement to metric, calculate measurements of gas, temperature, balance air or water flow, etc.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Will be regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and risk of electrical shock; frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat, cold and vibration.  The noise level may be very loud.
Regular use of hands to handle or manipulate parts, hand tools, impact wrenches, multimeter, voltmeter, etc.  and to operate office equipment; may regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
This is a full-time position and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position regularly requires overtime hours and weekend work as job duties demand. Must be available for assignment on short notice. Travel is up to 75% of the time and primarily local during the business day, although occasional overnight travel is expected, which may require overnight stays and weekends. Ability to transport self to various facility sites as required. Company vehicle and tools provided. Must possess a valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.  $40 a day per diem when traveling, lap top provided, cellphone/internet allowance, company truck, credit card for related travel expenses, quarterly and monthly bonuses, and a great work culture.
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We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. eeopost.pdf ( .   WE PARTICIPATE IN E-VERIFY E-Verify Participation Poster English and Spanish ( . If you are an individual with a disability and require an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact to request reasonable accommodation. Only requests for accommodations in the application process will be returned. All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug testing, as allowed by law.
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