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Field Service Technician I

Kinemetrics in Pasadena, CA, USA


$19 to $22 Hourly

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Every other Friday off, outstanding people, competitive pay, excellent benefits, 401k match, casual dress code, & strong work/life balance.”

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Field Service Technician to join our team that designs, installs and services end-to-end engineering solutions to measure earthquakes. This entry level position will work under the direction of the Services Manager and should be prepared to work in a highly dynamic environment. The Field Service Technician will plan, coordinate, and perform on-site technical support for the installation, commissioning, maintenance, repair, and training of Kinemetrics systems as well as participate in the assembly and factory testing of such systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicates with customers, coordinates and performs the on-site work as scheduled domestically and internationally.
  • Installs, tests, commissions, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs Kinemetrics' instrumentation located at the customer's facility to ensure full functionality according to specifications.
  • If needed, recommends the repair, replacement, or corrective action to bring the customer's instrumentation back to fully functional status.
  • Completes the procedures and paperwork required to document all work performed, parts replaced, and if corrective actions were needed.
  • Conducts operational training on Kinemetrics instruments.


  • Two years of electronics experience and/or training.
  • Familiar with electronic tools and basic usage of PC and laptops.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to travel locally on a daily basis to various customer sites.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team.
  • Meet physical requirements generally associated with field service repair (lifting, bending, etc.).


We offer competitive salary with a benefits package that includes a 401k plan with company match, medical and dental insurance, both short term and long term disability insurance, life insurance, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and flexible work hours.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

About Kinemetrics:

The Kinemetrics Team is more than ‘just’ the creator of the world’s first very-broadband seismograph or who patented the world’s first 24-bit A/D ideas that revolutionized the field of seismology. Our products and solutions have transformed how seismic measurements are taken and beyond. We are a global team, powered by creative thinkers who are wired for action, focused on delivering results and collaborating to enable the perfect measurement - which matters the most for science to advance. We are in this together - colleagues, customers and partner communities working as One Kinemetrics.

Posted date: 25 days ago

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