Looking for a change of scenery? We’ve got you covered in this week’s installment of the SmartVan’s Jobs of the Week. With field service tech positions available everywhere from Hawaii to Alaska, we’ve turned up interesting-sounding gigs for fanciers of just about any kind of weather, all drawn straight from our very-own SmartVan job board.
Field service is a huge field with tentacles in many different areas and this is a chance to highlight some of them and shine a spotlight on what people do in the field every day. Check back here each week for a sample of some of the more eye-catching jobs available.
Doing What: Installing, repair and maintain fire-security systems.
Where: Anchorage, Alaska.
For Whom: UTC Fire & Security
The Details: The right candidate should have an A.S. in electronics (or something related), plus three years experience servicing fire-protection systems. As expected for a job in Alaska, expect a lot of travel — 75 percent time on the road.
A few others
EMSAR, a third-party company that repairs and maintains health care equipment on behalf of hospitals and dentists’ offices, is hiring for a part-time person to work out of Honolulu. Dental or bio-medical equipment maintenance are a plus, as are working knowledge of electrical test equipment and pneumatic principals. General mechanical aptitude and experience with basic tools strongly preferred.
John Deere Power Systems is hiring for a senior field service rep to work out of its Waterloo, Iowa office. The job is to take a lead in analyzing data to solve technical engine program problems. Candidates should have experience with electrical and mechanical systems; knowledge of diesel engine systems and electrical circuits; and be willing to travel up to 30 percent of the time.
EcoSure, a division of Ecolab, is hiring for a specialist to work out of its Spokane, Wash. office, doing food-safety training for companies in the Pacific Northwest. The job involves going out to restaurants around the state and performing kitchen-safety and hygiene evaluations, and helping shape unique programs for each kitchen.