Field Service Technician

Operations | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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We’re Hiring for a Field Service Technician/Pump Mechanic!
If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!
We offer a full benefits package to include 4 WEEKS Paid Time Off (PTO) for hourly positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and other additional miscellaneous benefits.   
The Role:  Xylem seeks a Field Service Technician/Pump Mechanic to join the Ottawa, Ontario team and report to the Branch Operations Manager. The job requires you to work in the field and in the shop, diagnosing and repairing centrifugal pumps from sewage pumping and lift stations for public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. This will also include utilizing and understanding PLCs.
Essential Duties Include, but limited to: 
  • Dissembling, diagnosing, repairing, and servicing of Flygt and other similar Xylem equipment.
  • Assist with field work encompassing mechanical/electrical start-ups
  • Also help with inventory control and shipping /receiving duties


Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Valid driver’s license – (DZ experience would be an advantage)
  • Experience repairing centrifugal pumps or mechanical equipment preferred.
  • Electrical knowledge of PLCs and electrical control panels will be a distinct benefit
  • Millwright License will be an advantage
  • Ability to operate with substantial lifting and physical work in all weather elements
  • High School Diploma – minimum requirement
  • Graduation from a community or technical college in a mechanical or electrical field preferred
  • On the job training will be provided
  • Although all qualified applicants are welcome, Xylem does not provide relocation services/benefits.


At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.


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