Senior Electrical Field Service Technician

Los Angeles, California
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Process Industries and Drives (PD)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Process Automation
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 151454
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location CA - Los Angeles
Required Travel 60%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Process Industries and Drives Division helps manufacturers measurably increase productivity and improve time-to-market with our innovative, integrated technology and services. We support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants.

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Job Description
Position Overview

The position is for a Senior Field Service Engineer within SII-Industry Automation-Sensors and Communications Division reporting directly to Ricardo Ochoa.  The engineer will participate in trouble-shooting, analyzing, programming support, and application recommendations.  The position will require hardware solutions or changes to semi-complex customer specifications and/or processes to better match company products.  


The engineer will perform a full range of standard work for the instrumentation field as required.  The engineer will need to identify and resolve technical related issues regarding hardware, software, and other readily identifiable, clearly-defined problems.

•Engineer will be responsible to support pre/post-sales and technical related field requests as required.  Field service requests will be customer driven and scheduled accordingly.
•Provide technical phone support for process instrumentation product lines.
•Engineer will be required to develop and conduct training sessions for internal/external customers.  Training sessions can include face-to-face hands-on, power-point presentation, and webinars.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

•Bachelor of Science Degree.
•5-years of successful experience in instrumentation or related field.
•60% required travel.
•Proven ability to develop rapport with customers.
•Proven experience in analyzing and trouble-shoot process instrumentation.
•Basic knowledge in digital communication including, but not limited to, Profibus, Modbus, Foundation Fieldbus, and Hart (Wireless).

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

•AutoCad drafting a plus.
•Access database a plus.
Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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