Open Position

Controls Technician (IA) #2092

Controls Technician (IA) #2092 – Des Moines, Iowa

This is a permanent position.

Job Description

The Field Services Control Technician will be responsible for wiring, firing, and testing boilers in the field. This successful candidate will be responsible for the readiness of the customer equipment.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Must be able to read and work from blueprints and schematics
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Must have a broad knowledge of boiler controls
  • Mechanical and electrical background a must
  • Must have the ability to trouble shoot boilers and auxiliary equipment
  • Must be able to retrofit control systems in the field
  • Must have the ability and knowledge to trouble shoot systems with no schematic

Desired Skills

    Education & Experience Required

    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Six (6) years of boiler experience required on the electrical and control environment

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Travel will be required  (This is not a local or shop position)
    • Have knowledgeable of PLC’s, transformers, transmitters and other boiler controls.
    • Wire all controls and motors for watertube and firetube boilers and auxiliary equipments
    • Rebuild control valves and regulators
    • Build and test control panel using Engineering wiring schematic and layout
    • Build and test fuel skids using Engineering wiring schematic and layout
    • Build and test condensate tanks and deaerators
    • Trim out firetube and watertube boilers
    • Perform start-up of Rental boilers in field
    • Assist departments as required
    • Reads blueprints and wiring schematics
    • Able to trouble shoot, fire, and set combustion on all types of boilers, including but not limited to boiler with superheaters, desuperheaters, and economizers
    • Determines valve trim, regulator size and spring, oil gun length and size, and all other parts and accessories needed to fire any boiler.
    • Able to fire and set combustion on boiler with all types of pneumatic controls
    • Able to fire and set combustion on boiler with all types of electrical controls
    • Able to train other employee’s on the operation and controls of boilers
    • Maintain condition of and inventory of all tools and monitors
    • Apply intellect, creativity, adaptability, judgment, and management skills to achieve required results
    • Ensure duties and company projects are accomplished in an efficient and cost effective manner
    • Support peers and management with internal and external projects
    • Adhere to company policies
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Requires stooping, climbing, bending, crawling, and lifting 50 pounds, working in confined and elevated areas, and prolonged standing

    Other Information

    • Employer will conduct a valid driver’s license check, drug screen and background check prior to employment

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