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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Mobile Diagnositc Technician (MDT)

Sacramento, USA
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COMPANY: SD MYERS

Job Description

Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to complete the field sampling process (i.e. draw oil samples from energized transformers), upgrading sales opportunities, and consulting with the customer. This position is the in-the field, face-to-face representation of SDMyers.

Position Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

  • Obtain accurate insulating fluid samples from high voltage transformers following all sampling procedures and training
  • Complete paperwork for each job thoroughly and accurately
  • Basic lab data interpretation, individual test knowledge, industry knowledge
  • Ability to identify upgrade opportunities
  • Determine and recommend additional opportunities–Field Service/Rewind
  • Provide superior customer service
  • Maintain MDT Vehicle to SDMyers standards
  • Maintain proper record of accountability and Per Diem
  • Obtain purchase orders / obtain customer signatures
  • Follow shipping procedures and policies to ship samples promptly and accurately
  • All other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have acceptable driving record (less than 6 points or 3 incidents)
  • Must have d emonstrated strong work ethic and commitment to safety
  • Knowledge of transformers and industry desired
  • No experience required; in-depth training provided

Key Skills and Personal Traits:

  • Extensive travel time; overnight up to 5 days per week, travel via air and company provided van
  • Must possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Create a favorable impression for the company to all internal/external customers
  • Individual must display a high level of integrity and initiative
  • Utilize safe work habits at all times
  • Must have a strong sense of team commitment, which includes meeting deadlines, punctuality and excellent follow-through and feedback
  • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

This position typically works Monday to Friday and up to twelve (12) hours a day. This position is subject to a pre-employment physical and employee must be able to perform the following:

  • Frequently—tasks required on a daily basis

    • Seeing (driving, equipment labels/gauges, paperwork)

    • Bending (loading and unloading samples, taking samples)

    • Crouching/Kneeling (taking samples)

    • Driving/Sitting (700 miles per week average)

    • Reaching (taking samples)

    • Lifting/Carrying (up to 40 pounds—tools, buckets, oil samples, waste oil)

    • Eye/hand coordination (taking samples and use of hand tools)

    • Wrenching/repetitive wrist motion (taking samples)

    • Stairs (accessing units)

    • Standing (filling out paperwork, prep work)

    • Twisting (taking samples)

    • Walking (1+ mile daily)

    • Exposure to electrical hazards (sampling transformers and electrical equipment)

    • Exposure to fumes/odors/oil (sampling of various dielectric fluids)

    • Works in hot and/or cold temperatures (depending on customer site)

    • Works indoors and/or outdoors (depending on customer site)

    • Works with others (will work with customer escorts 100% of the time on a customer site or facility)

    • Works alone (when driving)

  • Occasionally—tasks required on a weekly basis

    • Crawling (accessing sample ports under transformer radiators)

    • Ladders (accessing LTC’s and rooftop units)

    • Works in cramped quarters (accessing units in tight spaces)

    • Walking on uneven or slippery surfaces (depending on customer site)

    • Works in wet conditions (depending on customer site and weather)

    • Exposure to dust/smoke (depending on customer site)

    • Exposure to noise (depending on customer site)

    • Exposure to chemicals (depending on customer site)

  • Rarely—tasks required on a monthly basis

    • Exposure to toxic materials (depending on customer site and dielectric fluid being sampled)

Company Description
We're not just about transformers ... We are about People.

Transformers are a big part of our business, but we also provide a place where our employees can build a career and a future. With an average tenure of our staff in excess of 12 years and some of our employees having over 30 years with our company, it’s a place where people enjoy being a part of a “family”. With a focus on promotion from within, where a person can start at an entry level role and may eventually become an executive of the company, the potential for career growth at our company is excellent.

From technical positions that focus on transformers to technology, administration, product development or chemical/lab technician, we’re looking for the best! We are a diverse group working together with a common focus – being the customer advocate in our industry, while building a “Good Place” for our employees and partners.


Role: Mobile Diagnositc Technician (MDT)
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Location: Sacramento,

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