Field Service Technician - Reading, PA

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Reading

Job Type: Not Specified

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Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

GAI-Tronics owned by Hubbell Incorporated, is the world's largest company focused on the communication needs of the world's industrial markets. Founded in 1946, GAI-Tronics earliest products set the industry standard for durability and reliability. While maintaining our commitment to the principles of quality and customer service, today's GAI-Tronics aggressively applies leading edge technology to solve the world's most challenging communication needs, and is backed by stability, reputation, and financial strength of Hubbell Incorporated, a worldwide leader in electrical and electronic products. Standing behind all those accomplishments are our people. It is this talent that we consider to be our company's greatest asset.

Posting Address

3030 Kutztown Road

Reading, PA 19605

Position Overview

Perform depot repair, field service and technical support on standard and specialty systems to internal and external customers. This position will include telephone support, bench repair and field work with the ability to troubleshoot at the system and board level.

Duties and Responsibilities

Roles & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide field service at domestic and international customer locations for standard equipment and low-complexity custom equipment.

  • Perform new system start-up
  • Perform low-complexity system troubleshooting
  • Perform minor network configuration changes, troubleshooting

Develop a working knowledge of all product lines relative to the local district/region, including low-complexity custom products. Develop an understanding of applications for these products as related to system design and support.

Perform depot repairs on products relative to the local district/region.

Become proficient in providing technical support for products relative to the local district/region, including products sold by GAI-Tronics that may be purchased from another manufacturer.

Provide technical support, via telephone, to customers and sales representatives.

Follow established and documented procedures for time accounting and customer invoicing.

Skills and Experience

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Associate Degree in electronics or Networking or equivalent work/military training
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to read color coded charts and work in an industrial environment
  • Valid driver's license and excellent driving record
  • Willing and able to travel, domestic and international
  • Self -Starter with the ability to work independently and travel out of state/country 40% of the time

Preferred Skills:

Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Computer Skills: Basic Computer skills (Microsoft Office, email, etc.

Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education

High School Diploma
Associates Degree in Electronics

Relevant Industries

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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