Electric Service Technician / ROAD WARRIOR

  • Charlotte, NC
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: NC125-2689350

Charlotte, NC based company is seeking an Electric Service Technician / Road Warrior

Are you technically inclined and ready to travel the USA and occasionally to Europe and Canada?  Our client is a leading machine tool distributor located in South Charlotte.  Immediate need for someone with an electronics background with experience in installation and repair of various machinery including CNC, grinding, labeling, laser, rotary die cutting, lathe, sealing and more. The ideal candidate would reside in Charlotte, NC or in surrounding SC counties.  Remote candidates will be considered as well, preferably located in the mid-west to east coast area.  ALL qualified candidates will be considered regardless of geographic location.   Must be willing to travel at a moments notice to client locations when repair assistance is needed for on-site machinery.  A degree or certification is not necessary if commiserate experience is achieved.  It is not required to have experience on every machine type.  Expected travel - 95% of the time.

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform electric equipment installations and commissioning’s at client locations as 2nd support electrician (will support on-site electronic technician)
  • Perform electric preventative maintenance on installed equipment at client locations as required
  • Diagnose errors or technical problems on machine control equipment and determine proper solutions
  • Manage and support electric on-site installation, repair, maintenance and test tasks
  • Product timely and detailed service reports and documentation processes
  • Cooperate with technical and sales teams and share information across the organization
  • Comprehend customer requirements and make appropriate recommendations/briefings
  • Build positive relationship with customers

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience in Related Field, Skills etc.):

  • Trouble-Shooter for First-Level Support (Electric Hotline and field support in the US)
  • Electric service jobs and trouble shooting at customer site
  • Wiring diagram knowledge for hardware troubleshooting > electrical wiring and control panel experience
  • Experience with machine controls Siemens S 5 / S 7 / Tia or Schneider
  • Servo-Drive technology preferred Schneider: Elau, Pac Drive M or Pac Drive 3
  • Analytical approach and diagnostics with Laptop
  • Base knowledge of Profi-Bus and Profi-Net failure diagnostics
  • Proven field service experience with focus on machine control
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed
  • Excellent electric trouble shooting and diagnostic skills
  • Able to read and interpret machine schematics
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license and passport required

Preferred Qualifications (Certificates, Training, Licenses, and Experience):

  • Electric knowledge and background with industrial equipment (Electrician or practical on the job experience)
  • English and/or German language skills
  • Experience working on the following name brand machinery would be a plus: Bahmueller, Goephert, Topex

Other (Supervisory Responsibility, Physical Demands, Travel):

  • This position requires overnight travel, usually Monday thru Friday and some weekends required
  • Anticipated amount of travel is 95%, weekly, domestic and international, mainly NAFTA area and occasionally to Germany / Europe / Canada / Mexico
  • Daily overtime and weekend work required on a regular, as-needed basis
  • Initial training will take place in Germany (6-8 weeks)


  • Generous PTO and holiday pay
  • Employee paid health insurance
  • HSA with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance and long-term disability
  • Cell phone allowance or company phone
  • Hourly plus 1.5 OT pay
  • Per-diem allowance and travel reimbursement or company arranged travel
  • Yearly bonuses


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