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Field Controls Technician

Company: Control Panels USA Inc.
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Control Panels USA is seeking an experienced Field Controls Technician to join our growing team. In general, the Field Controls Technician is responsible for complete commissioning of hardware at customer sites including wire terminations, instrument configurations, radio/antenna installation/ alignments and general panel troubleshooting for project field work or service calls. The Field Controls Technician will utilize various hand and electric tools, analytical testing equipment and computer supported software. This role will be located at our Austin office.

Who we are:

Control Panels USA is a manufacturer of Control Panels and Relay Rack assemblies in a wide range of industries. We offer custom design and fabrication for OEM clients, contractors, and end users requiring either large or small production runs. Our factory in Austin, Texas houses state of the art engineering, manufacturing, and testing capabilities. This allows us to supply our customers with cost effective solutions while maintaining very competitive lead times. We strive to exceed our customer's expectations while providing the highest quality products and services to our clients in the most cost- efficient manner.


Join our amazing team! Here's what some of our employees have to say about CP USA:

  • Have always enjoyed working for CP USA. This is truly the best working environment I've ever worked in.
  • CP USA does an amazing job of making their employees feel appreciated. They also do great at recognizing strengths and giving people the opportunity to grow.
  • This is a great company to work for and the employee longevity shows it.

    CP USA provides:
    • 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance for our employees
    • 401(k) with 50% matching
    • Paid time off
    • Reward & Recognition Bonus Program
    • Quarterly company events
    • And More!

      Our regular work schedule is M-F 8AM-4:30PM.

      Responsibilities include:
      • Review assigned scope of work with project manager prior to working in the field
      • Coordinate and implement any training required for the project with the Project Manager
        • Safety
        • Instrumentation
        • Controls
        • Site specifics / other onsite training
        • Ensure the following information has been gathered PRIOR to heading to the site
          • Product Literature
          • Material
          • Clarification of Specification, etc.
          • Utilize template documents on all assigned tasks
            • Parameter List
            • Testing Documentation
            • Calibration Documentation
            • Daily Reports
            • Time Sheet
            • Credit Card Reconciliation
            • Update panel schematics for CAD Designer to generate As-Built drawings
            • Generate service tickets and daily reports
            • Coordinate with Project Manager on assigned service calls for Invoicing
            • Maintain Field tools and Test Equipment
            • Maintain good relationship with customers
                • Any other task, assignments, duty, or projects, as requested by management
                  Desired Skills & Experience:
                  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written
                  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a high-pressure environment
                  • Intermediate computer skills and comfortability with Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
                  • Ability to pass CP USA's Basic Electrical and Controls Theory
                  • Operational knowledge of multimeter functions, pressure calibrators, process meters, soldering wires, connectors.
                  • Experience in the theory, application and calibration of flow, pressure, level, and temperature instrumentation.
                  • Experience in troubleshooting complex relay logic using drawings and knowledge of motor/valve control logic.
                  • Experience in wiring and troubleshooting loop powered and isolated 4-20mA analog control systems.
                  • Must be able to work at elevated heights, including the use of ladders
                  • Great problem-solving skills
                  • Clean driving record
                  • Ability for overnight travel approximately 25% of the time
                  • Experience with commissioning program logic controller (PLC) software a plus
                  • Familiarity with wastewater and water treatment controls a plus
                  • Familiarity with radio/cellular telemetry systems a plus.
                  • Familiarity with antenna mast rigging principles a plus.

                    Physical Requirements:

                    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms, drive, sit, stoop, climb, and stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and be willing to work in both indoor and outdoor conditions.

                    Other Requirements:
                    • Valid driver license
                    • Successful completion MVR check
                    • Successful completion of background check

                      • Industrial automation
                      • Municipal utilities
                      • Electrical/electronic manufacturing

                        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Keywords: Control Panels USA Inc., Austin , Field Controls Technician, Professions , Austin, Texas

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