Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 14,400 units and over 1.9 billion operating hours in 98 countries. Products from Solar Turbines play an important role in the development of oil, natural gas and power generation projects around the world. Solar Turbines’ products include gas turbine engines (rated from 1590 to 30,000 horsepower), gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor sets, mechanical-drive packages and generator sets (ranging from 1.1 to 22 megawatts). Solar’s customers put the company’s products to work in many areas including production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil and generation of electricity and thermal energy for processing applications, such as manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products.
Solar’s foundation is people and Solar’s culture is one where individual contributions are valued, diversity in the workplace is encouraged, and safety is emphasized in all aspects of the business. Solar Turbines, founded in 1927, is comprised of a dedicated and multi-talented workforce of more than 7,500 employees with decades of experience working as a global team.
We currently have a career opportunity for a Field Service Representative in Pittsburgh,PA.
Field Service Representatives are responsible for the preventative maintenance, commissioning, installation, call-out, diagnostics, and repair services on Solar’s product lines. The job also requires the use of many unique computer software applications and processes.
Provide daily reports to the relevant manager on on-going projects or daily work. Keep abreast of pending work and personnel required to complete the projects.
Ensure that necessary parts are available and submit materials requisitions when required.
Accurate to pre-planned format.
Keep and update all equipment histories to effectively forecast equipment utilization and efficiency.
Coordinate any changes necessary to ensure operations are efficient and minimal downtime is required. Ensure effective communication and reporting to immediate supervision and if applicable, customer representatives.
Will utilize sound judgment when analyzing problems. Solve problems with little or no supervision in a timely manner and at a nominal cost. Will be aware of procedures and options for identifying sources of information and technical advice.
Will have sufficient product knowledge to repair and adjust minor mechanical/electrical components/systems and will be capable of reading applicable drawings and technical manuals. Provide short term scheduling of personnel and materials required for smooth routine maintenance of plant.
Ensure that operations can release equipment in a timely manner for maintenance. Will be required to assist in a technical manner with the operations and maintenance crew in any area if the workload exceeds the number of personnel available.
. A minimum of a High School Diploma.
Local candidates will be given strong preference.
- A minimum of 1 year Gas Turbine or similar Industrial systems experience.
- Previous experience with PLCs is highly desired.
- Knowledge of engineering principles, problem solving, creativity, business sensitivity, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also necessary for success in this job.
- Applicants should have demonstrated excellent performance in current and prior positions and must demonstrate high energy levels, a sense of urgency, have the ability to work independently or in a team environment, and apply sound business judgment.
- Able to display the ability to professionally represent Solar at all times.
- Willing and able to work unpredictable hours (weekends and holidays included), flexible to schedule changes and heavy travel requirements (up to 75%).
Solar Turbines offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vacation, 401k, incentive bonus, tuition reimbursement and professional development/advancement opportunities.
Solar Turbines is an equal opportunity employer.
Solar Turbines conducts drug screens and background checks.
Please visit our website www.solarturbines.com for more information about our company.
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