• Field Service Technician 1 (MBI)

    Job Locations US-CA-Irwindale
    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/2/2018 12:45 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Manufacturing and Operations
  • Overview


    Perform multiple duties with regard to equipment, transmission pipe, exhaust ducting installation. Repair and maintain equipment and other general maintenance by performing the following duties. This is a traveling position.



    LOCATION AND HOURS OF WORK This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday and some weekend hours at MBI or customers site.  Must be available to travel out of state at minimum 2 weeks per month.




    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to write simple correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively to customers, clients, vendors, managers and other employees of the organization.



    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.



    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • The employee is regularly required to stand (e.g. working at workbench).
    • The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel (e.g. replacing part on equipment); reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl (e.g. installing exhaust ducting); and talk or hear.
    • The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.
    • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds (e.g. tools) and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (e.g. transmission piping).
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision (e.g. reading blueprints and wire color codes).


    WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
    • The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles (e.g. when welding) and risk of electrical shock (e.g. wiring welders).
    • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals (e.g. at customer sites); and outside weather conditions (e.g. traveling to customer sites).
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.



    • Ability to work independently as well as with others.
    • Ability to concentrate for extended periods of time.
    • Tig weld stainless steel.
    • Fitting, soldering, and brazing copper tube.
    • Basic fabrication skills such as milling, drilling, tapping, cutting, and bending
    • Working knowledge of electronics and special equipment (e.g. volt meters).
    • Ability to receive any necessary repair certifications and training within reasonable amount of time.
    • Knowledge of general Windows computer programs.
    • Blueprint reading



    Matheson is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth under EEOC.


    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, Religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, or disability

    EOE AA M/F/VET/Disability






    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


    • Field Service Technician will follow Matheson’s safety procedures.
    • Work at an off-site location to service freezer maintenance and freezer installations
    • Measure and assemble new pipe, placing the assembled pipe in hangers or other supports.
    • Observes operations and troubleshoot to root cause of equipment/freezer malfunctions
    • Disassemble and remove existing pipe, exhaust ducting, or equipment
    • Work with other internal and external personnel with the goal of completing projects on time.
    • Prepare finished goods for shipment, as required.
    • Perform other projects and duties as assigned.
    • Flexibility to work overtime on an as needed basis.


    QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • 2-3 years’ experience of project assembly work is a plus.
    • Safety consciousness
    • Knowledge of metalworking
    • Practical hands on assembly experience
    • Background working in a production environment
    • Must possess mechanical aptitude


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