Field Service Engineer I

L3 Power Paragon is a worldwide leader in the engineering, development, manufacturing and integration of power conversion and distribution systems for defense, governmental and advanced industrial applications. Our company's power conversion, power conditioning and power protection solutions can be found in a wide range of demanding military and commercial environments around the world.
In the role of Field Service Engineer I (FSE-I) you will provide a variety of high-level comprehensive engineering services to both internal and external customers in factory and in the field. You will be required to work on high-powered electronic equipment in an industrial environment, aboard ships, as well as commercial facilities. You will perform emergency and scheduled maintenance and assist in the removal, modernization, and installation of customer equipment and may be required to troubleshoot equipment down to component board level. While in factory, you will aid in a variety of test engineering tasks utilizing acquired Electrical Engineering skills and general testing equipment including but not limited to: evaluation, troubleshooting, integration, and testing of new and returned assemblies associated with PPI's military product lines. Must be able to read and interpret schematics, wiring diagrams and installation drawings. You may be required to travel for field activities, as needed. Familiarity with Nuclear Navy principles and regulations desired. Must be able to document all test findings and status' and initiate procedure changes as required by company procedures.
Your day to day activities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Apply electronic theory and knowledge to perform operational tests, gather data, analyze faults, and perform repair/upgrade in L-3 military product lines utilizing all available documentation. This will encompass equipment in all phases of product lifecycle, including: prototype and pre-production, production, and fielded equipment and will typically include: PWAs, Subassemblies, Modules and completed Systems, Test Equipment, and proprietary Test Fixtures and Test Sets.
Troubleshoot problems and perform repairs, tests, and alignments to other L-3 equipment. This includes analog and digital circuitry and appropriate mechanical adjustments.
Assists in special reports, engineering changes, failure analysis and any other requirements for product improvement and quality. Supports engineering for any required testing, including Qualification testing
Attend training courses on theory and operation of power equipment as scheduled and improve current knowledge of state-of-the-art components products
Responsible for following all proper safety requirements
Operations Support:
Identifies non-conforming material and initiates Material Discrepancy Reports, FR/FF reports in TipQA, and Break-Out Shop Orders, as applicable.
Programs and verifies programmable integrated circuits using approved procedures and Quality Assurance software.
Identifies and initiates changes to test documents using a Quality Test Change Request form.
Documents information for failure analysis and reporting using the Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System and Failure Analysis Reports.
Must be able to provide field service support bringing new products or product enhancements to market as well as the entire product development life cycle. Supporting member of engineering team from requirements and concepts through design, integration, and verification/validation.
Field Services:
Performs field service activities (e.g. verification/validation activities, field change instruction development, tech manual development and markups) in the support of engineering projects or programs.
Assists in the installation of customer equipment and on-site acceptance testing.
Complete and submit expense reports and any other associated paperwork covering activities in the field.
Assists with proper preparation prior to responding to any field effort, including but not limited to; travel requests, security information, checking of test records, installation records, required tools, and any previous modifications.
Travel from assigned territory as required.
Your education/experience includes:
Associate's degree (A. A.) in an electronic field from two-year college or technical school or equivalent military service training and experience in electronics or power distribution systems. Graduate of Nuclear Power School/Prototype (ET or EM) with relevant experience in power generation and distribution systems desired.
Demonstrated experience with Nuclear Navy Processes and Procedures (including Verbatim Compliance) desired.
At least 8 years of relevant experience troubleshooting and maintaining electronics or power generation and distribution for critical systems
At least 4 years of relevant experience troubleshooting or maintaining power generation and distribution for critical systems after completion of Nuclear Power School/Prototype (ET or EM).
Must have experience and/or training with digital and analog circuitry as it applies to power equipment. Broad-based technical knowledge and experience troubleshooting and repairing power generating and distribution systems desired. Previous equipment experience preferred.
Ability to read and interpret technical documentation, including:
Test procedures
Technical Repair Standard procedures
Quality procedures and instructions
Equipment drawings and technical manuals
Engineering Orders and Design File Memos
Others as required
Ability to perform troubleshooting relying on technical data, empirical means as well as theoretical approach to problem solving.
Ability to set up various test equipment and evaluate the data to use as a troubleshooting aid.
Must be physically able to work in confined spaces, climb ladders, move auxiliary equipment on casters, lift and carry heavy parts and sub-assemblies, and be able to perform the above duties indoors and outdoors during inclement weather.
Willing to travel nationwide with notice.
Must possess good written and oral communication skills.
Must possess good decision making ability and time management skills.
Must be very attentive to details.
Demonstrate the following traits:
Strong interpersonal skills
Team Player
Independent self-starter
Must be able to obtain a DOD "Secret" clearance and a U.S. passport.
Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and be able to drive a rental car.
We offer a commitment to work/life balance along with a competitive compensation package that includes:
9/80 Work Week with Every Other Friday Off
December Holiday Shutdown
Onsite Company Restaurant Serves Breakfast and Lunch
Medical, Dental, Vision, Education Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K
Turn your interest into action €“ apply today!
For additional information please visit www.powerparagon.com
Power Paragon is an equal opportunity employer €“ minorities/females /veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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