Actuator Service Technician


Cleveland, OH, US, 44135

Company:  9290-FCX Performance, Inc

Electronic Actuator Technician

  • Assist in the testing, troubleshooting, disassembly, repair, and reassembly of electric actuators in the shop or at customer facilities.
  • Determine repair requirements for electrical and mechanical components by use of technical drawings and various types of measuring equipment.
  • Overhaul and repair of various types of electric actuators from brands such as Limitorque, Bettis, EIM, Auma and Rotork.
  • Must have the ability to troubleshoot basic electric and electronic circuitry including reading and interpreting electrical and electronic diagrams.
  • Will need to know or learn how electric actuators interface with the valves; multi-turn vs quarter-turn; and valve types as it relates to actuator settings: close on position vs close on torque.
  • Ability to establish the skill level of a subject matter expert on all types of electrical actuators.
  • Set up and take down of required repair equipment on site and in the shop.
  • Perform service requests as assigned with limited supervision competently.
  • Communicate and provide feedback to the actuation supervisor, follow direction and guidelines.
  • Advise plant personnel on correct maintenance and operating procedures.
  • Provide both the company and the client an accurate record of work performed, and actions taken, with conclusions and recommendations as required.
  • Check equipment after installation and prior to startup of actuators and associated equipment within the allotted time and in a professional manner, assuring that all customers’ problems are handled with a minimum delay.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing equipment in the field. The equipment will primarily consist of Electric Actuators but may also include products of other manufacturers.
  • Drive vehicle to and from job sites in a professional manner.
  • Maintain a clean work environment and organized vehicle.
  • Follow all safety guidelines set forth from the company both FCX and customer.


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Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties. Work will require but limited to, lifting, climbing, forklift certification, safety training, site-specific training and periodic/random drug/alcohol screening. Must be customer oriented willing to work overtime as required. Understanding this may involve evening and weekend call in, often times with very little notice.  Out of town travel may be required. Late evenings or weekend work is required as scheduled to support plant turnarounds, major projects, or when technician is on call.


Applicant Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license
  • One year of experience working in direct contact with customers on service-related activities



FCX Performance, an Applied Industrial Technologies Company, is 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.

Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

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, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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