Danaher Corporation USP Technologies - Field Service Technician - Kansas City in Springfield, Missouri
This field support technician opportunity is located in Kansas. Will work remotely (i.e., home-based) and travel by car within the immediate region.
A wholly owned subsidiary of the Water Platform of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), at USP Technologies (www.usptechnologies.com) we're continuously developing innovative peroxygen technologies and full-service chemical treatment programs for a clean environment. We're finding better ways to purify water, wastewater, air, and soil. Vital to this effort is our talented team of engineers, specialists, technicians, sales and marketing, and support staff who are passionate both about building careers and providing solutions for a cleaner environment. Within Danaher, USP Technologies is part of the Water platform group of businesses (www.dhwaterquality.com). At USP – we love water treatment, but more so than the “nuts and bolts”, we strive to provide our customers with best in class solutions that empower them to meet their treatment goals. Want to help us in this mission?
About This Opportunity:
As a Field Service Technician, you will be responsible for performing routine maintenance and installation of chemical storage and transfer equipment and assist in delivering technical solutions focused on water treatment (municipal and industrial groundwater, wastewater, and drinking water). In a company-provided vehicle, you will drive to various sites and deploy your mechanical and instrumentation knowledge to install, repair, service, and support USP equipment. Equipment could include diaphragm pumps, centrifugal pumps, flow/level/pressure sensors, interlocks, valves, pipes, wired connections, and storage tanks.
This is a growing region with customers located within about a 2-6 hour driving radius. Overnight stays may be necessary averaging 12 nights per month (2-3 nights per week). In addition, this role will travel outside of the immediate region to cover and support other technicians.
Most of the work is done Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On special occasions, there may be a need that this role requires support on an evening or weekend.
Training will occur over the first 90 days of employment and will include trips to our customer sites. The majority of training will occur on the job working with expert service technicians and sales team members on ride-a-longs.
Why You Want This Job:
You will be helping ensure water quality for people around the world!
You get to be a part of the Danaher Corporation, rated 162 on the Fortune 500 list; Career growth opportunities within the Danaher family of companies is unlimited
Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, RRSP matching all on day one
You enjoy working in an autonomous role with a stable and growing business
All of the travel perks (like points on credit cards) are yours to keep
The environment at USP is very close-knit. Although we are a part of a Fortune 500 company, we are like family here with our 80 total employees. We have low turnover and strong tenure of our associates.
Are You Qualified?
High School diploma or equivalent required; Formal Technical qualifications a plus
Technical training required (either formal or on-the-job) (maybe this should be a plus, not a requirement)
3-5 years of experience in a field equipment maintenance support role, working responsibly in an independent role with great customer service acumen
Strong mechanical aptitude required.
Familiarity and understanding of electrical connections and troubleshooting a plus
Knowledge of PLC functionalities and connections a plus
A driver’s license and clean driving record is required
Forklift license and/or experience a plus
Ability to repeatedly perform manual tasks, including lifting equipment, climbing ladders, bending/squatting
Dedication to accurately documenting and reporting on all service activities
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