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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:

  • Competitive Pay.

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

Working Conditions

  • 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.

ID: 2022-1756

External Company URL: www.blanchardmachinery.com

Street: 3149 Charleston Highway

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