Field Service Technician

Clear Path for Veterans: Career Services
Chittenango, New York

Clear Path for Veterans is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing aid to veterans, their family members and associates. This job is posted by our Career Services department on behalf of the companies we partner with to succeed in our primary mission of assisting veterans with employment after their military career.

Title: Field Service Technician

Pay: $75 - 90K base salary, OT pay available over 40 hrs/week and per diem included during travel. 

Travel: Approx 80% 

We are particularly seeking US veterans (and family members/associates) with experience/education in electrical systems and nuclear systems. Individuals currently preparing their imminent transition out of the military are highly encouraged to apply.

This role will initially require frequent travel. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Performs Service tasks, identifies technical problems and makes analysis through remote or on-site activity in any Service categories (installation and commissioning, maintenance, repairs, engineering and consulting, advanced services, extensions, upgrades and retrofits, end of life services, replacements, etc.)
  • Contributes to customer satisfaction by executing Service work according to customer order and expectation. Creates and maintains a good relationship with customers and understands their needs. Identifies new sales opportunities and communicates them internally
  • Coordinates, prepares and ensures that all materials, parts and equipment are available and at the appropriate quality for Service activities
  • Prepares all documents and reports to be signed by the customer representative. Reports work done in a timely manner and follows up when needed
  • Proactively identifies potential equipment failures and requests proactive corrective actions. Troubleshoots equipment failure and makes recommendations to avoid repeating the problem in the future
  • Proactively identifies suggestions for product and quality improvement and communicates them further in the organization. Provides recommendations to management to improve operations and customer service
  • Applies safety rules and safe practices as well as environmental responsibilities. Reports unsafe practices and incidents 

Preferred Candidate Experience/Background

  • Bachelor’s degree, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent military experience or Associates Degree with 2 or more years’ experience in servicing critical power equipment
  • Will consider High School Diploma/GED and 10 or more years’ experience.
  • Advanced level ability to interact and communicate (written and verbal) information to varying levels within the organization.
  • Advanced level of ability to use Microsoft Office products.
  • Moderate ability to self-Project Manage using MS Project or Excel.
  • Advanced ability to write test plans and reports detailing test results
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work in the US


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program
  • Opportunities for upward mobility

Veterans highly encouraged to apply

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