Service Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • West Virginia
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas,Petrochemical
Job Title: Service Engineer
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Remote. Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Carolinas.

NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the energy industry. Our client, a fast-growing safety technology instrument manufacturer making advancements in the Oil & Gas sector, has a permanent opportunity for a remote Field Service Engineer.

About our client:

Being one of the world's leading manufacturers of safety technology, providing safety systems for every scenario. This offers our employees job variety that is rare in the industry. You can further your career within an international environment where our team works closely together in 16 group companies across 50 locations throughout the world. This would normally only be available in large multi-national corporations. We are still a medium-sized enterprise that remains at heart what it always has been: an independent family-owned enterprise, where each person counts.

Job Summary:
In this role you will be responsible for providing technical support and assistance to current and new clients. Our systems are designed to control and monitor critical processes and ensure the safety of workers and the environment. The field service engineer will travel to customer sites to install, commission, and maintain the systems, and provide training and guidance to customers on how to properly use and maintain the equipment. They will also work with the internal sales and engineering teams to provide feedback on product performance and suggest improvements or modifications to the safety systems. The field service engineer plays a critical role in ensuring that the safety systems are properly installed, configured, and maintained to protect workers and prevent accidents. This position requires a goal-oriented self-starter who can work with minimal direction in a team environment. Requires solid attention to detail, a willingness to learn and develop their skills within the engineering team.

Primary Job Function:
  • Site Acceptance Test and Commissioning of the customer’s Safety System.
  • Some travel interstates to troubleshoot Safety Programmable System.
  • Complete I/O checks and troubleshoot wiring of the Safety system.
  • Understand the principles of measuring levels, pressures, temperatures, and flow.
  • Consulting manuals, reading, and interpreting circuit diagrams, schematics, and P&ID’s understanding.
  • Liaise with clients and involvement in technical discussion meetings.
  • Assisting design team in design documentation and review process.
  • Conduct all activities in accordance with the HIMA Operational & Quality Management
  • System to provide a safe and environmentally sound working environment to all personnel, visitors and customers and identify, report, and manage hazards as required.
  • Safety PLC programming and modifications based on IEC61131 standards, integration with third party systems and perform factory acceptance testing of system hardware / software with clients.
  • Design of system hardware including cabinets, power distribution, marshalling, configuration,
  • I/O database configuration, power calculations and CAD documents.
  • Provide customer training as needed 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Instrument & Control, Electronic, Electrical Engineering/Technology desirable.
  • Prior training or experience (e.g. military electronics training) may be credited toward the education requirement at the discretion of HIMA. Additionally, 5 - 10 years of experience in approved field (IE Safety PLC) is required.
  • Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers, Electrical design concepts, Understanding of IEC and National standards.
  • Thorough understanding of electrical design concepts.
  • Thorough understanding of Windows based software products to include Excel, Outlook, Word, and Project.
  • CAD knowledge is a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities.
  • Solid analytical and technical skills.
  • Excellent human relations abilities
Other Criteria:
  • Must be willing to travel to project sites to collect field data
  • Must be willing to travel to project sites to perform field inspections
  • May be required to be out of town for multiple days at a time.
  • Complies with internal policies and procedures
  • Complies with internal Drug & Alcohol Policy maintaining favorable drug testing results throughout employment
  • Performs job safely with respect to others, property and individual safety
  • Authorized to work in the United States

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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