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Predictive Maintenance Field Technician

Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60446

Company:  9300-Instrumentation Services

Desired Attributes:  The preferred candidate will have at least two years of industrial experience, ideally in a maintenance-related field, with an emphasis on safety. An understanding of motors, pumps, fans, and bearings is desirable.  The preferred candidate will also be able to communicate effectively via email and technical reports using proper grammar, spelling, and syntax.  Prior experience with predictive technologies is not required, though training in vibration analysis is a plus.  High school diploma or equivalent.

Duties:

  • Collect vibration data on a variety of industrial equipment (motors, fans, pumps, gearboxes, etc.)
  • Perform infrared thermography surveys on low and medium voltage electrical systems
  • Collect oil samples on a variety of industrial equipment (hydraulic systems, bearing housings, gearboxes, etc.)
  • Collect electrical test data on low and medium voltage motor starter circuits (resistance to ground, resistance phase to phase, inductance phase to phase, capacitance to ground).
  • Perform analysis and technical reporting on the above.
  • Schedule service calls with customers and maintain a calendar

Physical Requirements:

  • Be able to climb ladders, crawl, stretch, kneel, stand and walk for extended periods, at least 8 hours
  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Work wearing a dust mask or respirator
  • Be able to travel by airplane and/or drive to customer job sites (some drives between 4-6 hours)
  • Be able to spend multiple nights out of town (overnight travel typically 35-45% after initial training period of 6 months, up to 75% during training period)
  • Be able to work in a variety of environmental conditions (>90F, <25F, dusty, noisy)

Administrative Requirements:

  • Basic computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Adobe Acrobat)
  • Good to excellent writing skills, grammar.
  • Planning and scheduling time
  • Submitting expense reports and timesheets

     

    Benefits: Typical and competitive.  Also includes company laptop, mobile phone, credit card, and service vehicle

FCX Performance is an Applied Industrial Technologies Company and a leading process flow control company, providing technical, mission-critical products and services to more than 15,000 end users, OEMs, and EPC firms across a broad range of industries and markets. Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than 6.5 million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry.

 

Applied® provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to our customers.

 

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Technician, Engineer, Electrical, Instrumentation, Engineering, Technology

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