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Controls Technician
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Zelienople, PA, USA • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
  • Associate or technical degree in Electrical curriculum or five (5) years of equivalent experience in related field
  • Electrical systems testing experience with demonstrated on-site experience
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel and Internet functions
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings & specifications
  • Perform on-site safety audits and follow all safety practices with Stop Work Authority
  • Works as a member of the Controls Department. Responsible for the Commissioning, startup, testing, programming and training of Clari-Trac and Clari-Vac sludge collection systems, Water and Wastewater Filter systems, Eliminite Wastewater Filter systems, Disk Filter systems and Dissolved Air Flotation systems
  • Perform start-up and troubleshooting on all Xylem Treatment product types
  • Serve as Xylem's customer facing representative while on-site. Coordinate site activities with 3rd party contractors, engineering consultants, and across all Xylem Treatment brand offices
  • Utilize expert level knowledge and programming capabilities of multiple manufacturers of PLC & HMI systems such as Allen Bradley, Siemens, and Schneider, etc
  • Possess and demonstrate working level knowledge for calibration and programming of Level transmitters, Differential Pressure transmitters, Flow transmitters, Heating/Cooling controllers, Variable Frequency drives and Valve/Actuators
  • Have demonstrated experience in the integration of SCADA systems both within the Xylem control network as well as interfaces to non-Xylem control systems
  • Perform training on Xylem products for plant operations & maintenance staff
  • Perform & manage all on-site project commissioning activities for projects
  • Document work performed as well as open actions via daily field reporting
  • Provide both virtual and phone support via direct customer contact
  • Maintain and constantly develop expertise in treatment processes for products, partner with process engineering for process optimization exercises
  • Have demonstrated experience in establishing remote connectivity Xylem control networks to perform real time data analysis, troubleshooting, and system upgrades
  • Serve as the “voice of the customer” to highlight areas of improvement needs as well as repetition of best practice
  • Provide technical training and coaching of new employees and/or other Xylem staff
  • Ability to specify and identify equipment required on-site for successful commissioning
  • Perform on-site performance testing
  • Maintain a high degree of travel to project sites, supplier factories, and technical conferences as necessary
  • Develop a sense of focus and urgency to solve complex customer challenges
  • Verify on-site installation of equipment, including: mechanical, electrical, & software functions
  • Lead improvement initiatives to add value to customers with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Coordinate with service coordinators, engineering team, procurement, & project management to ensure site readiness
  • Other essential duties as assigned by Supervisor
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities
Desired Qualifications
  • Electrician or Master Electrician license holders are strong plus
  • Field wiring & mechanical assembly skills are strong plus

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
  • 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