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Burner Controls Field Service Technician (IA) #2151

Burner Controls Field Service Technician (IA) #2151 – Des Moines, Iowa

This is a permanent position.

Job Description

Job Summary …

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

Your Responsibilities …

  • Travel will be required. This is not a local or shop position. This position requires a valid driver’s license.
  • Have knowledgeable of PLCs, transformers, transmitters and other boiler controls.
  • Wire all controls and motors for water-tube and fire-tube boilers and auxiliary equipment.
  • 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 fire-tube and water-tube boilers.
  • Perform start-up of Rental boilers in field.
  • Assist departments as required.
  • Read blueprints and wiring schematics.
  • Able to trouble shoot, fire, and set combustion on all types of boilers, including but not limited to boiler with super-heaters, 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.

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

Education & Experience Required

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



Other Information

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

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