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Field Service Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Various Sites
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/11/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Delivery of all after-sales support activities on behalf of ABB, from provision of remote technical support to onsite visits in order to provide breakdown recovery, servicing, planned preventative maintenance, fault finding and modification works to Distributed Control Systems (DCS).

Main Responsibilities
* To service a range of client DCS Systems, including configuration, modification, cleaning, adjustment, preventative and corrective maintenance activities.
* Provide high quality system & application support to customers, on site and/or by remote link / telephone.
* Devises, prepares and presents system service products.
* Provides high level field and in-house technical support, including out of hours support as necessary.
* Fulfils maintenance contract obligations.
* Promotes client products and services in conjunction with Sales Account Managers.
* Prepares and delivers training courses on relevant areas of expertise.
* Commissions' equipment in the field.
* Advises clients as to maintenance procedures, evolution, site planning, operational methods, process measurement and control.
* Promotes sales of maintenance services and equipment, including spare parts and advises service sales department of possible sales leads.
* Assists with preparation of quotations.
* Carries out feasibility studies and lifecycle audits on behalf of clients, and recommends courses of action in order for client to overcome plant and control problems.
* Be available on an 'on call' basis to support customers out of hours and, if necessary make unscheduled site visits.
* Travels to sites anywhere in the UK with potential for occasional travel overseas.
* Prepares and writes technical reports for internal and external use.
* Ensure own ethical behaviour in line with code of conduct, awareness of and commitment to Health & Safety standards.
* Other duties as allocated by line manager.

The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BSc engineering or equivalent
Good understanding of process control industry.
Thorough process control engineering experience, including site work.
Commercial awareness.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of at least one Distributed Control System, and ability to assimilate quickly through training
Location: Mainland UK

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