Field Service Engineer- East Coast at Ametek, Inc. in Columbus, Ohio

Posted in Admin - Clerical 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job ID: 18319

Position Description:
AMETEK Corporate (NYSE:AME) is a dynamic, successful and highly respected global manufacturing enterprise employing over 10,000 persons worldwide and generating annual sales in excess of $3 billion.

AMETEK Solidstate Controls (NYSE: AME) is in the business of providing continuity of electrical power to keep businesses in business. Solidstate Controls, a recognized world wide leader in industrial power protection systems, has more than 45,000 systems installed throughout the world, including more than 100 Nuclear Power plants worldwide. Our products have extensive applications in the following market segments: petroleum / LNG, power – nuclear and fossil, specialty chemicals, mining and metals, waste water, pulp and paper, food and beverage, and other applications requiring continuous power for mission critical applications.

Responsibilities include air travel up to 80% of the time leaving on Monday and returning on Friday but may require weekends on occasion.

The location for this position would cover New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. Travel would be within the East Coast Region with secondary travel to other portions of the US as needed.

Position Description:

Perform routine maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs on power electronic equipment to include:
Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS); Analog and processor controlled.
Power Inverters
Phase controlled rectifiers
Power conditioners
Static switches
Industrial batteries
Use drawings and technical documents at your disposable to expedite any repair allowing the client to return to normal operation.
Use oscilloscopes, multi-meters, infra-red cameras and other test equipment to perform daily duties.
Maintain a safe working environment at all times.
Understand all applicable electrical safety rules and the PPE requirements of the job.
Follow all operating practices, standards and procedures.
Recognize opportunities to sell the expertise of the company to our clients and help increase sales.
Provide concise and well written technical service reports in a timely manner.
Maintain a corporate credit card and track all expenses carefully.


Bachelor of Science in Electronics/Electrical Engineering Technology or Military equivalence and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar field with a preference for previous experience testing, installing, and maintaining DC power systems and large stationary batteries in Uninterrupted Power Systems from 24VDC to 600VDC.


Must be willing to travel and able to work autonomously with minimal supervision.
Must have effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
It is essential that electrical drawings can be read correctly and understood.
Need to multitask and be capable of managing complex projects.
Strong AC/DC Power electronics and application skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required.
Position requires air travel and on-call status
Proficient in the use of Oscilloscopes, Multi-meters and amp clamps.
Experience with other UPS manufacturer’s is an advantage.
Ability to lift 25 lbs frequently and on occasion 50 lbs and frequently stand for long periods of time, bend, stoop, reach, stretch, twist body, travel by car and airplane.
Entry to Petro-chemical plants and Nuclear facilities is required. Therefore, a clean background check is essential.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against
any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex,
age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,
status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal,
state or local protected class.