Field Technical Service Engineer - Philadelphia or New Jersey

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Company: Carboline
Location: PA - Philadelphia PA
Last Updated: 9/20/2022
Posted: 9/4/2022
Salary: N/A


Field Technical Service Engineer - New Jersey or Philadelphia area

Position Summary

Travels to field job sites giving routine guidance and assistance with job startups, coating inspection and problems encountered on the job. Assists in routine in-house work such as product evaluations, equipment maintenance, panel preparation, and other duties necessary for normal function of the department. This is a very hands on role that will be responsible for interacting with customers, applicators and the Carboline sales team. This individual will need to be familiar with Carboline products including linings, coatings and fireproofing products. Candidates with prior experience working in the industrial coatings industry with NACE certifications are highly preferred.

Minimum Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent, 2-year college Chemistry or 5-7 years Technical Service experience. Valid driver's license.

Preferred Requirements

Valid Passport; NACE Level 1, NACE Level 2 or NACE Level 3

Physical Requirements

This position requires occasional physical activity. May require lifting up to 75 lbs on occasion. May require computer usage for an extended period of time - up to 8 hours in a day. Be able to climb and meet the requirements of a 1A Ladder. Occasional exposure to various chemicals. Will require travel of 50% plus, including nighttime and weekends. Must be able to pass a respirator fit test & maintain respirator requirements.


* Preparation of panels prior to coating. Have a good understanding of the basic operation of hand tools, power tools, abrasive blast cabinet and pin welder. To include minor maintenance of same.
* Responsible for maintaining a stock of standard panel systems.
* Provide documentation for panels which will be tested. Spray nuclear testing orders upon certification.
* Package and ship sample panels.
* Starting position in Field Service, will handle routine field jobs within capabilities.
* Travel approximately 50% of the time.
* Contact customers / salesmen to gather pertinent data prior to field trips.
* Demonstrate proper use of mixing equipment, airless and conventional spray equipment, etc., to apply Carboline or SPC products in the assigned divisions.
* Interpret surface preparation standards per specifications.
* Demonstrate use and techniques involved with inspections equipment.
* Train supervisors, inspectors, and painters in the above technical areas.
* Assist in application of new or revised product evaluations, new equipment evaluations.
* Carry out procedures as defined in the Technical Service Procedures Manual.
* Perform assigned routine office duties as required for department function.
* Committed to the Company's safety and quality programs.


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