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Field Service Electrical Technician
Posted on 12/2/2022
Locations
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Agile
Computer Networking
Management
Requirements
  • A.S. in Electronics, Natural Sciences or other technical discipline and 4 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with calibrating and maintaining and troubleshooting electronics used for precision measurements
  • Understanding of 12V DC power supply systems, including solar
  • Ability to communicate effectively through email and telephone
  • Experienced user of MS Office products
  • Willingness to learn using manuals, support and training about scientific data collection and telemetry devices
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Experience with working in the field in a natural setting, and in/over/near water
  • Travel for 50-75% of total hours that consists a combination of local, national, and potentially international trips with varying duration ranging from drivable day trips to multiple nights away
  • B.S. Degree in Electronics, Systems Engineering or Natural Sciences
  • Experience with data loggers, scientific instruments and telemetry
  • Advanced user of MS Office products
  • Ability to understand scientific data and perform basic visualization
  • Read and interpret schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Agile learner and problem solver
  • Excellent communication and client relations skills
  • Experience with power tools and construction materials
  • Proven ability to work outdoors in natural setting, and in/over/near water
Responsibilities
  • Install, calibrate, troubleshoot, and maintain automated weather, hydrology, water quality sensors and telemetry systems at field stations
  • Assist with installations that require small scale construction of temporary structures, using power tools and wiring of instrumentation and 12V power supply systems
  • Communicate with clients, provide service reports, and training on systems and software
  • Follow SOP's, safety protocols and maintain required safety certifications
  • Travel to remote sites in natural settings that includes driving off road and occasional short rides on boats operated by the client
Xylem

10,001+ employees

Innovative water solutions
Company Overview
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
Benefits
  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
Company Core Values
  • Respect: for each other, for diversity of people and opinions, for the environment
  • Responsibility: for our words and actions, for customer satisfaction, for giving back to our communities
  • Integrity: for acting ethically, for doing what we say we’ll do, for having the courage to communicate with candor
  • Creativity: for thinking beyond boundaries, for anticipating tomorrow’s challenges, for unlocking growth potential