Field Service Technician

ABB LTD Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Note For the ideal candidate, this position could be based remotely anywhere in the US near a major airport

Under general supervision, perform a variety of moderately complex semi-technical field assignments involving the installation, modification, test or repair of Company products and equipment. Coordinate work with other groups to ensure meeting commitments. Guide less experienced technicians and suggest measures to improve operations and customer service.

Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)


Typical duties/responsibilities for field service may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Perform field service operations that may involve unusual problems requiring strong technical skills. Construct prototype models, as requested.

Conduct tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modification of equipment and procedures. Record, compile and reduce data for analysis and assist in related assessment and preparation of reports.

Troubleshoot and repair equipment, applying own knowledge and experience to resolve problems. Recommend changes such as new equipment or modified procedures to improve performance and customer satisfaction. Conduct detailed inventories and inspections to determine necessary maintenance and repairs.

Assist in planning and coordinating team efforts. Guide less experienced technicians and instruct them in proper and safe operation of equipment. Often work non standard schedules at field locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions.


Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED and 5 years' work experience


Associates' degree and 3 years' work experience


Bachelors' degree and 1 year work experience

  • A Master's Degree in required field = Credit given for 2 years of work experience.
  • A PhD/Doctorate in required field = Credit given for 3 years of work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Associates' degree in a technical field

Experience with DCS systems
2 + years engineering or engineering support experience

Ability and Willingness to travel 75%-90% of the time

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.


Houston, Texas, USA

Contract type:Regular/PermanentBusiness unit:Business Unit Power Generation

Date posted:2019-03-19Job function:Service and MaintenancePublication ID:US67405813_E5

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally.

Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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