Do you remember the classic scene in Office Space where the three disgruntled workers take a malfunctioning printer into a field and smash it to pieces with a baseball bat? We’ve all been there, but now there’s something you can do about it (besides unleashing your inner Barry Bonds). This week’s SmartVan featured Job of the Week is with ComDoc Inc., an office equipment manufacturer in Akron, Ohio, where perhaps you can lend a gentler hand to the printer’s paper jam.
Field Service Technician
Where: Youngstown, Ohio
Doing What: Servicing office equipment, including printers and copiers.
For Whom: ComDoc, Inc.
The 411: As a field service tech you will repair equipment on location at customers’ offices. Technicians receive a monthly mileage allowance to use their own vehicles, covering a multi-county area. The position calls for an associate’s degree in electronics or comparable work experience or training, among other skills. The company offers “an attractive compensation package that includes competitive salary, bonus opportunities, and a generous benefit package.” Applicants must pass a background check and drug test. Click here to apply.
Here are a few other interesting-looking field service jobs:
Field Service Supervisor at Safeway
One of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, Safeway, is looking for an experienced candidate to fill a supervisory role in its IT department. Based out of Livermore, Calif., the position calls for three to five years of post-high school technical training and three to five years of experience. Key responsibilities include managing day-to-day responsibilities for the NorCal Field Service Team, meeting metric goals, and visiting stores to check on IT equipment. To learn more, check out the listing.
Scantron IT Seeks Field Service Techs
Scantron, a division of Harland Technology Services, (they made those tests you loved so much in high school, remember?) is looking for field service technicians for their Indianapolis, Ind. location. The tech travels to customer locations (with a company vehicle) to diagnose, repair, and/or replace computer hardware. You must have a valid driver’s license, Windows network experience, and an associate’s degree is preferred. Installation, phone troubleshooting, and customer service are also responsibilities of the Field Service Tech. To apply, go to their website.
Field Service Representative for Rolls Royce
Rolls Royce makes more than just cars; they’re also a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air. They’re currently hiring a field service rep to be the initial point of customer contact for LiftSystem issues at Eglin Air Force Base in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. A bachelor’s degree in the aviation/aerospace discipline or equivalent and five or more years of practical, hands-on experience in aviation propulsion maintenance are required. Basic responsibilities include determining technical solutions and recommending actions to company or customer representatives. For more information, click here.