Field Service Technician – Travel Required


  • Gain experience in a medium sized company that designs and builds custom capital equipment; a company who successfully competes with the large, multi-national corporations
  • Get valuable work experience and exposure to sales, engineering and manufacturing departments
  • Witness the design, building and testing of our equipment and provide service support on some of the biggest projects in the world
  • Experience travel and seeing different parts of the globe
  • Overtime after forty hours
  • Benefits and a Group RRSP


This position is responsible for repairing and servicing equipment at our facility as well as at our customers’ sites. Reads and interprets technical drawings, schematics and computer-generated reports to ensure operating efficiency of equipment. Recommends design modifications to eliminate machine malfunctions. When in the plant this position is responsible for working in a hydraulic/assembly capacity. The position summary is to be used as a guideline only and may not incorporate all functions of the job.

  • Participate in the installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure equipment is installed and functioning according to specifications
  • Analyze malfunctions and repair, rebuild and maintain equipment
  • Operate and inspect machines/equipment to diagnose problems
  • Component selection for repair of mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • Dismantle and reassemble equipment, using hoists and power tools
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear; test overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports related to electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions
  • Maintain thorough documentation for all aspects of assigned projects
  • Confer with personnel to resolve equipment malfunctions, production issues or challenges and provide technical information
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and make recommendations for improvement
  • Work with manufacturing and engineering teams to provide cost effective solutions to design challenges
  • Domestic and international travel to commission and repair equipment, as well as train customers


  • Previous hands-on field experience in troubleshooting and servicing heavy equipment
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician, or Heavy Equipment Technician, or equivalent experience
  • Proven strong mechanical aptitude
  • Proven experience trouble shooting, diagnosing, and repairing mechanical systems
  • Controls systems aptitude with exposure to troubleshooting hydraulic systems an asset
  • Able to develop a professional relationship with customer while representing Hawboldt
  • Ability to work well independently as well as with a team
  • Able and willing to travel to customers’ sites for commissioning equipment, training operators, and to troubleshoot and repair equipment
Job Category: Service
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: Chester

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