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Field Service Apprentice

Location: Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0027733
Date Posted: Dec 13, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Part time
Remote: No

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General Information:

This position is for participants of the Apprentice program of the German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC).

The goal is to prepare you to become a Field Service Technician, though different rotational assignments within Hitachi Energy High Voltage Service organization.

Mission Statement:

The target work focuses on installing, configuring, calibrating, and repairing technical products and systems at customer field locations including: Performing a variety of maintenance and technical support on installed products and equipment. Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving malfunctions.

An Experienced Para-Professional (S2) requires basic knowledge of job procedures and tools obtained through work experience and requires vocational or technical education.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Participate on the rotational plan established by Management and GACC
  • Main rotational assignments will include Field Operations, Training Center, Equipment/Asset management, Engineering.
  • Perform field service operations that present usual problems requiring technical skills.
  • Assist the installation and commissioning of high voltage equipment.
  • Assist training center operations, including training documentation, training preparation and execution, field engineer’s certification database.
  • Assist equipment/asset management on daily tasks, including inspections, minor repairs, planning & fulfillment.
  • Assist engineering with document management, project support and other tasks as assigned by engineering manager.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on High Voltage equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, applying own knowledge and experience.
  • Perform and document field tests such as SF6 leak detection, gas analysis, timing, power factor, contact resistance.
  • Compile and evaluate data to determine and resolve operating problems or malfunctions. 
  • Conduct inspections to determine necessary maintenance and repairs and assist in determining resource requirements.
  • Develop recommendations and prepare written reports. 
  • Maintain detailed records and logs.
  • Recommend changes such as new equipment or modified procedures to improve performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Follow safety policies and procedures.
  • This position is hourly & part time. Schedule to be agreed with supervisor.  
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Candidates must be enrolled in the Apprentice program of the German American Chamber of Commerce GACC and enrolled at a technical college on an electrical, mechanical or mechatronics related field for Fall 2023.   
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • No previous experience required.
  • Familiarity with windows applications.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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