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What Is a Field Service Coordinator and How to Become One

What Is a Field Service Coordinator?

A field service coordinator organizes the activities of technical service technicians that are working on site. As a field service coordinator, your job duties include dispatching personnel to the customer’s job site, communicating with clients, and providing guidance to the field service techs. The qualifications to become a field service coordinator include an associate degree in a field related to the type of technical services being provided and industry experience.

How to Become a Field Service Coordinator

The minimum qualifications you need to start your career as a field service coordinator include a high school diploma and previous job experience in project management or another leadership role. Some employers prefer candidates with an associate or bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field and further experience with installations and inspections. Verbal and written communication, math, problem-solving, and measurement skills are a must for these jobs. You can enhance your resumé with a certification relevant to the job, such as welding or fiber optics installation. Some positions require you to pass a background check before getting hired.