Blanchard Machinery Field Engineer in West Columbia, South Carolina
The EPG Field Engineer position requires a thorough understanding of controls, AC and DC wiring, switchgear operation and application, and power generation. Candidate must be capable of working with limited supervision and guidance in a challenging environment to commission and test CAT generator set installations per customer specifications. The position requires a high level of customer communication and ability to maintain satisfactory relationship with all customers at all times.
Blanchard Machinery Company is committed to fostering a high-performance work culture with challenging work opportunities that inspire high quality results. Some of the benefits of joining our team are:
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401K, profit sharing, generous PTO and paid holidays, uniforms, and much more.
Exposure to world-class CAT training and development.
A friendly and supportive work environment.
Continuous exposure to learning and new technologies
Opportunities for advancement
What You Will Do:
Interpret and design custom control schemes and develop schematics and operating instructions.
Must have thorough understanding of fuel systems, governing, excitation, and testing; as related to engine driven power generators.
Candidate should have a well-rounded knowledge of protection schemes and their application within electrical systems.
Must be capable of programming CAT EPG controllers, and various third party supplied controllers.
Must be able to effectively plan, estimate, and execute jobs in accordance with industry standards with safety and profitability as the primary goals.
Must understand electrical installation and safety, and effective interpretation and application of NEC NFPA 70 and NFPA 110 standards.
Other duties as assigned.
A minimum of 5 years experience as an EPG Technician or Journeyman/Master level Industrial Electrician is desired. CAT EPG Certified Analyst is a plus.
The candidate must have a thorough understanding, regarding the CAT product line, but will consider applicants that have experience with other EPG brands.
Must be able to complete technical start-up of diesel and gas engines and generator sets, automatic transfer switches, and standalone paralleling switchgear.
Must be available to work over-time on site and in the field.
Must be able to work independently, prioritize tasks that are fluid and constantly changing.
Willing to work as a team member and collaborate with customers, vendors, and internal stakeholders.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Word document and spreadsheet knowledge preferred.
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; works well in a group problem solving situations’ use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Ability to read drawings, one-lines and specifications to discuss projects with contractors, engineers and architects.
Excellent written and oral communication skills - must possess the personal discipline to establish the proper image as a representative of Blanchard Machinery.
Enthusiastic - hard worker with the ability to complete work with minimal supervision.
Organizational and time management skills required.
Personal commitment to continuous improvement and service excellence.
Experience with CAT Electronic Technician, SAP, DBS, Lotus Notes, and EOMP systems
The physical environment requires the employee to work inside as well as in shop/machine environments (non-climate controlled) and on customer job sites.
Position requires employee to be physically present at the job site location.
Job requires standing, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, and lifting.
Use of computer and other forms of technology to complete job responsibilities.
External Company URL: www.blanchardmachinery.com
Street: 3149 Charleston Highway