Field Service Technician

Operations | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.

The Role:  Xylem seeks a Field Service Technician to join the Ottawa, Ontario team and report to the Branch Operations Manager. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings.  The Mechanic’s principle duties will include, but not limited: to dissembling / diagnosing / repairing / servicing of Flygt equipment. After probation the applicant will be required to assist with field work encompassing mechanical / electrical start-ups. The role will also encompass “On Call” for Emergency breakdowns – on a rotational basis.

For candidates, electrical knowledge of PLC’s and electrical control panels will be a distinct advantage together with a valid driver’s license – DZ License would be an advantage. There will be a variety of lifting and physical work required for this position, therefore applicants must be physically fit .We require a minimum Qualifications of the following, High School grade 12 Diploma, with graduation from a community or technical college in an electrical or mechanical field.

Essential Duties Include:

  • Diagnosing, repairing and servicing of Flygt and other similar Xylem equipment
  • Dissembling Flygt equipment
  • Assist with field work encompassing mechanical / electrical start-ups
  • Assist with “On Call” for Emergency breakdowns – on a rotational basis

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Electrical knowledge of PLC’s and electrical control panels will be a distinct benefit
  • Millwright License will be an advantage
  • Valid driver’s license – (DZ License would be an advantage)
  • Ability to operate with substantial lifting and physical work
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Graduation from a community or technical college in an electrical or mechanical field preferred
  • On the job training will be provided
  • Only local applicants will be considered for this position

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