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Field Service Engineer **90% Travel**

OtterBase - gr Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

**This position can be in Chicago, Detroit or Grand Rapids**

Job Summary: Major areas of responsibility will be in the installation, start-up, operations training and emergency service of automotive testing equipment. This position requires extensive travel, a solid knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, and experience in troubleshooting electrical and electronic systems.

Primary skills and responsibilities (Others may be assigned):

  • Installation and start-up of new/reworked automotive testing equipment
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Give training presentations
  • Preventative and emergency maintenance machine inspections
  • Start-up and testing of machinery on our plant floor before shipment
  • Final acceptance testing at customer site
  • Develop thorough technical knowledge of the particular product line assigned
  • Produce timely and accurate trip reports following service calls
  • Supervision of outside labor contractors for turnkey installations
  • Preparation of parts and rework kits prior to shipment
  • Machine assembly work as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Any programming experience with a structured language – C, C++, C#, Python
  • Knowledge of PLC’s, with ability to understand and read ladder logic preferred
  • Experience or background on the electrical side, no web or mobile experience
  • Great attitude and wants to learn, they want to train these software engineers and allow them to grow into other roles
  • Great communication skills, will be interfacing with end clients
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred

OtterBase - gr

Why Work Here?

Great opportunity with growth potential!


Chicago, IL