Field Service Engineer

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,720 - $79,040 per year
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Field Service Engineer

Permanent position: Direct-hire opportunity IMMEDIATELY available for a field service electrical engineer. The right candidate MUST be fluent in Spanish. Travel is required, and the average trip will be for at least 90 days to a client-site in Latin America. On average, this person will work 55 hours per week, with anything over 40 hours paid a 1.5x their hourly rate. Also, housing will be paid for by the employer and per diem will be given. The ideal candidate will have a home base in Charlotte, NC or Dalton, GA. Relocation assistance may be considered for the right candidate.

Responsibilities for the Field Service Engineer
  • Supervise and implement new machine installations and modifications at customer sites
  • Coordinate with parent company in Germany and home office in Charlotte, NC
  • Provide customer support to existing machinery, traveling on-site as necessary
  • Troubleshoot machine problems and communicate issues to home office and parent company
  • Work with 3-phase voltage systems and industrial control systems
  • Provide software support for installations and troubleshooting (PLCs, HMIs and PCs)
  • Work primarily in Central America (Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador) with additional travel to other areas including South America, USA and Germany
Requirements for the Field Service Engineer

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • BS degree in Electrical or Industrial Engineering, directly related work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Strong electrical and software troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally for 90 days a time
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License and be able to obtain a Passport
  • Experience with Siemens technology (S7, Master Drives, and Sinamics) is a plus
  • Ability to speak German and previous experience in an industrial environment will both be pluses
Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid holidays and PTO
  • Company paid housing (while at client-site) and per diem while traveling
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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